To properly utilise readily accessible indigenous resources and pre-invested infrastructure to create low hybrid carbon flexible power generation.
Help deliver the UK’s Oil and Gas Authority primary objective of Maximizing Economic Recovery of UK Continental Shelf oil & gas.
To potentially provide alternative monetisation opportunities for small new discoveries and mature gas fields, whilst improving the economics of the UK’s gas production infrastructure. The result of this will both increase and extend gas production, and to bring significant added value to the UK economy by deferring the fiscal impact of decommissioning.
A cost reduction opportunity for offshore wind by bringing more efficient utilisation of capital investment in transmission infrastructure. Additionally, offshore windfarms will be helped to become firm and flexible and provide dispatchable baseload through the provision of physical balancing power.