Consultation on the second UK Infrastructure Assessment (NIA) to start in the Autumn of 2021 with publication planned for 2023. This follows the first UK National Infrastructure Strategy (#NIS) which was published in 2020 and the first #NIA which was launched in July 2018. The Assessment analyses the UK’s long-term economic #infrastructure needs, outlining a #strategic vision over the next 30 years and setting out recommendations for how identified needs should be met. This m
UK Government have provisionally committed to a review of the Energy National Policy Statements (EN-NPS) in response to challenge by the Good Law Project: https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/no-new-fossilfuel-projects/?
An opportunity to update NSIP planning policy in light of commitments to 2050 net zero..? Or a time for a broader update to the suite of NPS - including on nuclear, biodiversity, renewables and how the required growth in energy generation for future generations
Principal Planning & Consenting Ltd are now fully qualified and registered on the Achilles UVDB portal. Ready to supply the utilities industry across the UK and meeting a recognised supply chain quality standard. #infrastructure #DCO #planning #utilities #UVDB #NSIP
Sad news for all those who have worked on this #NSIP, particularly given the quality of the application submitted and team assembled for the forthcoming #DCO hearings... Hopefully all efforts made have not been in vain and can be reused should Wylfa Newydd come forward in the future... #planning #infrastructure #wales #NSIP #DCO