Regulating Renewable Energy

The Alderney Commission For Renewable Energy (ACRE) is responsible for licensing and regulating the operation, deployment, use or management of all forms of renewable energy in the Island of Alderney and its territorial waters. 

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Where is Alderney Located?

Situated in the English Channel, Alderney is the most northerly of the Channel Islands and is just 8 miles from the North West coast of Normandy.

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Latest News

Successful study gives positive outlook for Alderney’s seabirds

2 February 2016
A four year field research study by the University of Liverpool has reached completion. The Study was supported by the Alderney Commission for Renewable Energy (ACRE), the Alderney Wildlife Trust, It…

Pioneering Tidal Energy Project

3 September 2015
MeyGen’s pioneering tidal energy project is underway The world’s first multi-turbine tidal stream energy project located off north-eastern Scotland in the Pentland Firth has commenced work to lay…

Latest Documents

Tidal Today - Global Tidal Markets Analysis
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Marine Licence and Consent Guide
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Commission Brochure French Translation (Online)
Commission Brochure 2014 (Online)