Strategic Environmental Assessment of 2011 Development Plan

The consultation phase of the Development Plan and preparation of the related Environmental Report commenced on 18 March 2011.

On 1 October 2011, the Ministry for Economic Development began consultation on the “2011 Development Plan Supplementary document in relation to the diffused accumulation systems of electricity”.

The process for obtaining approval from the Ministry for Economic Development requires the release of a reasoned SEA opinion from the Ministry for the Environment together with the Ministry for Culture. As soon as final approval is given, the Ministry for Economic Development must also issue a Summary Statement outlining whether and how it intends to act on any comments that may have been included in the reasoned opinion from the Ministry for the Environment.