Atlantic Coast and Irish Sea Regional Workshop

The Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea regional workshop took place in Lisbon on 22 September 2011. It  focused on the specifities and concerns of the Atlantic and Irish Sea region, an area with high potential for offshore renewables, both wind resources and tidal.

Please click on the following links to download the presentations.


Seanergy 2020: project presentation (Dorina Iuga, European Wind Energy Association)

National MSP in the Atlantic region:

  • Spain and Portugal (Ana Estanqueiro, Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia)
  • UK and Ireland (David Toke, University of Birmingham)
  • France (Elodie Perret, Syndicat des énergies renouvelables)

The specifities of the Portuguese MSP (Teresa Maria Gamito, independent consultant in the field of land use, ports, coastal and maritime sustainable development)

Recommendations for development of existing and potentially new international MSP instruments (Sophie Jacques, 3E)

Assessment of the different levels of MSP policies and their compatibility (Lachlan Cameron, ECN)

A case study: the Pelamis wave plant on the Portuguese coast (Rui Barros, independent consultant)