16 August 2016
We have welcomed the decision of the Secretary of State for Energy to grant development consent for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm, located 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast.
08 March 2016
The Crown Estate has announced agreements with offshore wind developers ScottishPower Renewables, Vattenfall and DONG Energy, which have reconfigured or identified new projects within their respective Round 3 offshore wind development zones.
14 December 2015
The Crown Estate has published a study by the British Geological Survey (BGS) summarising the geological conditions of the Irish Sea that will provide a valuable resource for anyone considering development of offshore infrastructure in the region.
01 December 2015
The Capability & Portfolio 2015 report outlines the significant demand and range of uses for marine aggregates in the UK.
19 November 2015
We have launched a unique interactive map that shows the estimated percentage of UK electricity demand being met by offshore wind on an hourly basis.
09 November 2015
We have announced that Huub den Rooijen has been appointed as Director of Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure with immediate effect.
Unlocking the North Sea’s CO2 storage potential: unique study reveals benefit of ‘multiple user’ storage sites
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.
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.
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.