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Review of cabling techniques and effects applicable to the offshore windfarm industry. - ME1108

The project aims to provide an information resource and guidance to government and developers on the range of cable installation techniques available, their likely effects and potential mitigation, drawing on windfarm and other marine industry practice and experience.

Key Customer Purpose
There is a need for guidance on seabed cable installation techniques and their potential environmental effects to inform Round 2 windfarm developers (and their consultants) and the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) stage in the consents process.

Project Documents
• Final Report : final report   (1739k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2006

To: 2006

Cost: £41,750
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Department of Trade and Industry
Environmental monitoring              
Environmental Protection              
Marine Monitoring              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine