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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.