News 26 September 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 Burbo Extension Limited for an extension to the existing Burbo Bank offshore wind farm.
News 25 September 2014
The Crown Estate and the Energy Institute (EI) have collaborated on the development of the publication 'Construction vessel guideline for the offshore renewables industry' to support the safe and successful delivery of offshore renewable energy projects in the UK.
'Clean Energy from the Sea' reaches awards finals
Local focus 18 September 2014
Our 'Clean Energy from the Sea' offshore renewables education project has been named as a finalist in the Scottish Green Energy Awards 2014.
News 17 September 2014
The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) and The Crown Estate have published a new ‘Fifteen-Year Review’ which provides a unique overview of the changes in the area of seabed licensed and dredged between 1998 and 2012, enabling greater understanding of the nation’s marine mineral dredging activity and more sustainable management over the long term.
News 05 September 2014
The Crown Estate, manager of the UK seabed, has launched a protocol for archaeological discoveries that have been uncovered on the seabed through offshore renewables activity.
News 02 September 2014
The Crown Estate has today published a wealth of data and information gathered from the former Atlantic Array offshore wind project in the Bristol Channel through its online resource, the Marine Data Exchange.
News 01 September 2014
The Crown Estate has published its latest report aimed at improving the performance of the offshore wind sector, focusing on the more effective use of jack-up vessels to help bring down costs in the maintenance of offshore wind turbines.
News 21 August 2014
The Crown Estate has announced that it has committed to invest nearly £10 million into the MeyGen Ltd tidal power development, as part of approximately £50 million of funding for the first phase of its 398MW project in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth, Scotland.
News 19 August 2014
We are pleased to announce we have entered into an Agreement for Lease with Forthwind Limited, a subsidiary of 2-B Energy, for the UK’s first offshore demonstration of two-bladed turbines on the seabed at Methil in Scotland, consisting of two full scale units.
News 31 July 2014
The Crown Estate can today announce that we have agreed to Celtic Array Ltd’s request to end its offshore wind zone agreement for the Round 3 Irish Sea Zone, allowing developers, DONG Energy and Centrica, to cease development activity and terminate their seabed rights.