BENEFITS

The Seagreen benefits

Given the scale of the project, significant added economic benefit will occur throughout the project lifecycle across all parts of the local, regional and national economy, with the addition of important local contracting and permanent employment opportunities.

We are committed to establishing a community benefit package and will continue to work closely with local communities and other stakeholders to maximise the significant socio economic benefits throughout the lifetime of the project,

Environmental benefits will include:

1m

homes powered

Around

A significant addition to the UK's clean energy generation capacity

1.6m

Over

tonnes co2 avoided

Helping to meet the UK's clean air targets

27km

Approx.

from Angus coast

Visual impact is minimal - Seagreen is the furthest from shore of the three local proposed projects

Estimated benefits for Scotland

£1bn

Over

to the economy

Providing a significant contribution to the Scottish economy

8,540

job years

Providing significant opportunities during development and construction

320

operational roles

Number of annual jobs supported throughout operational lifetime

Estimated benefits for the UK

£2bn

Nearly

to the economy

Providing a significant contribution to the UK economy

18,770

job years

Providing significant opportunities during development and construction

410

operational roles

Number of annual jobs supported throughout operational lifetime

Figures quoted are based on the most recent socio-economic study commissioned for the project in 2018. 

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