Renewables boost at Ramsgate
16 September 2011
Seabed lease granted to Thanet District Council, including underletting of existing harbour for new pontoons and fuel storage facilities to assist with construction of the London Array offshore windfarm.
Further information: Port of Ramsgate
Funding for Marine Energy Pembrokeshire (MEP)
04 August 2011
We have awarded funding to MEP, a forum aimed at supporting the development of wave and tidal energy in Pembrokeshire by helping developers and statutory bodies to work together to understand and overcome the potential barriers to consent.
Our three year commitment is provided alongside a similar contribution from Welsh Assembly Government.
Further information: Marine Energy Pembrokeshire
Power up at Sheringham Shoal
02 August 2011
Electricity production commenced at the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm. Key milestone for Scira Offshore Energy Ltd and Statoil, which is continuing as manager for Scira during the remaining project development and construction phase.
Local information events held in Caithness and Orkney
15 November 2010
Exhibitions were held for local communities on Pentland Firth and Orkney waters projects from 10-13 November 2010. All developers attending alongside The Crown Estate (the event organiser), the Scottish Government, HIE and local councils.
Contact: John Robertson