Offshore wind

Official announcements about planned or existing projects, or comments we may make on topics of discussion within the industry, can be found here.

Offshore wind project extensions - deadline for submission of applications

Further to its notices dated 7 February 2017 and 11 August 2017 (see below), The Crown Estate wishes to advise that the deadline for submission of applications for offshore wind project extensions is 12 noon on 31 May 2018. 

You can read more about offshore wind project extensions here. If you require any further information, please contact Claire Muir, Contract Manager – Offshore Energy.

Claire.Muir@thecrownestate.co.uk

Offshore wind project extensions - application from Vattenfall Wind Power Ltd (“Vattenfall”) for a 300 MW  extension to Thanet Offshore Windfarm - 8th March 2018

The Crown Estate issued a notice on 7 February 2017 setting out application criteria for offshore wind project extensions. A further notice was issued on 11 August 2017 amending one of the application criteria (see below).

The Crown Estate has received an application from Vattenfall to extend Thanet Offshore Windfarm which has satisfied the application criteria and the project evaluation criteria for extension applications.  

The Crown Estate intends to grant rights to Vattenfall for a 300 MW extension to Thanet Offshore Windfarm in accordance with its application.

Vattenfall will be obliged to obtain all statutory consents for its extension project.

Should you require further information on the proposed extension rights, please contact The Crown Estate at the contact details below by no later than 12 noon 8 June 2018. 

will.apps@thecrownestate.co.uk

 Proposed extension to the term of North Hoyle Offshore Wind Farm Limited’s Round 1 offshore wind lease  

The Crown Estate intends to extend the term of North Hoyle Offshore Wind Farm Limited’s lease of the North Hoyle Offshore Wind Farmin the East Irish Sea, North West of Prestatyn.

The term of the lease will be extended from 22 years to 50 years to be consistent with the terms of all other Round 1 offshore wind leases.

Should you require any further information on the proposed extension please contact Charles Green by email to charles.green@thecrownestate.co.uk  or by phone on 0207 8515184 by no later than 12pm 30th March 2018.

charles.green@thecrownestate.co.uk