Events

Webinar: 'Overriding Public Interest’ to speed up permitting procedures for RES and grids?
May 02, 2022

May 12, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Berlin,
This RGI webinar presents a legal perspective of the framework that defines Imperative Reasons of Overriding Public Interest (IROPI) and its application: What exactly does IROPI mean? What are the reasons that competent authorities can invoke it? How is the concept considered in current nature directives and which consequences could it have for nature protection? How has it been applied in the past – with which outcomes?

OCEaN workshop on multi-use in Marine Spatial Planning: Sharing experiences, opportunities, and limitations
Nov 17, 2021

Nov 24, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM Copenhagen,
On the 24th of November 2021, the Offshore Coalition for Energy and Nature (OCEaN) held a workshop on the topic of multi-use as a side event at the Electric City event organised by WindEurope. The workshop aimed to present the policy frameworks related to multi-use within the European Union. It also provided an overview of different multi-use projects that have been implemented as pilot projects across different Member States. The workshop was attended by approximately 20 participants which contributed to the discussions with different questions covering aspects related to policy, data, EU role, and feasibility. At the workshop, the MSP Messages developed by OCEaN were also distributed as flyers with the aim to disseminate the messages.