Jersey’s territorial waters could be used for renewable energy projects now that ownership of all areas of Jersey’s foreshore and seabed are to be transferred from the Crown to public ownership. 

misty corbiere - jersey - jacqui carrel - 02 may 2015-12The Island’s foreshore and seabed includes all of Jersey’s beaches and the seabed beneath its territorial waters (which stretch 12 miles out to sea).

The move could see areas of the seabed leased out for renewable energy projects and allow parts of the foreshore to be leased to the Ports of Jersey so the organisation can manage the harbours, piers and St Catherine’s breakwater.

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