Windpower Monthly Consenting Conference
Local focus 03 December 2014
Toby Gethin, Consents Manager, chaired the ‘Consenting Through The Planning Inspectorate Regime’ session at Windpower Monthly’s December consenting conference in London.
Annie Breaden, Policy & Consents Manager, also addressed the ‘UK Fishermen’s Information Mapping Project (UKFIM) Joint Case study’ session.
News 25 November 2014
The Crown Estate has advised today that it is considering awarding seabed rights to allow for the exploration of tin deposits off the coast of Cornwall.
News 17 November 2014
The Crown Estate has published a new report highlighting the significant opportunity provided by the nation’s marine aggregates resource to deliver a sustainable, secure and growing contribution to the UK’s building materials supply chain, coastal management and port development.
News 12 November 2014
The UK offshore wind pipeline presents an investment opportunity of up to £21 billion by 2020, according to the publication “UK Offshore Wind: Opportunities for trade and investment” launched by Energy Secretary Edward Davey at the RenewableUK conference in Manchester today.
News 11 November 2014
The Crown Estate has today published a report, one of the largest of its kind, which compares the data used from satellites against that of meteorological data gathered by offshore masts, which are both used to inform investment and design decisions for offshore wind farms.
News 07 November 2014
The Crown Estate has welcomed the news today that the Secretary of State for the Department of Energy & Climate Change has given consent to DONG Energy for an extension to the existing Walney offshore wind farm.
News 31 October 2014
We are pleased to announce that EDF Energy Renewables (EDF ER) has acquired the rights to develop the Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration Project near the port of Blyth in Northumberland, securing both the seabed rights from us, and associated land rights and meteorological data from the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.
News 16 October 2014
The Crown Estate and The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) have published their 16th annual ‘Area Involved’ report, which details changes in the extent of the seabed area licensed and dredged for marine aggregates during 2013.
News 10 October 2014
The Crown Estate has welcomed the announcement today from Scottish Government that four offshore wind projects have been awarded planning consent, totalling a potential 2.284 GW capacity, enough to power around 1.4 million homes.