Unlocking the North Sea’s CO2 storage potential: unique study reveals benefit of ‘multiple user’ storage sites
News 10 September 2015
The secure and permanent storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) within a single geological storage formation can be optimised by injecting CO2 at more than one point simultaneously, according to results from an innovative study of rocks beneath the UK North Sea.
News 21 August 2015
DONG Energy has underlined its strong commitment to the UK offshore wind energy market by taking full control of the Hornsea Zone, which has the potential to supply the electricity needs of almost three million UK homes.
News 20 August 2015
The Crown Estate and the British Geological Survey now offer free, licenced access to the CO2 Stored database for subscribers via a more user-friendly website.
News 07 August 2015
We have announced today the first series of agreements reached with offshore wind developers, including EDF Energy Renewables, Eneco Wind UK Limited (Eneco) and Forewind Limited, to replace their previous zone development agreements with project specific agreements.
News 05 August 2015
Today’s planning approval for offshore wind energy at Dogger Bank takes the total of consented projects in the North Sea zone to 4.8 gigawatts (GW), almost equal to all the offshore wind capacity now in operation in the UK.
News 15 July 2015
Leading organisations and figures for wave and tidal current energy are gathering in Cardiff today for a much anticipated workshop to facilitate better collaboration across the sectors and help the development of demonstration zones and test sites across the UK.
News 01 July 2015
All UK offshore wind farm owner/operators commit to the continued operation and development of the data platform aimed at boosting performance and bringing down costs.
Global Offshore 2015: offshore wind overview and UK wind resource dataset with improved accuracy published
News 23 June 2015
The Crown Estate has today launched two pieces of work for the UK’s offshore wind industry: a report reviewing the performance of the UK’s operational offshore wind portfolio, and a high resolution modelled dataset for wind resource.
News 09 June 2015
We have published new data on our online Marine Data Exchange (MDE), making it the largest collection of offshore wind speed and direction data available. This will help better inform wind farm location selection and development and reduce future development costs.