Carbon capture is an evolving technology which can substantially reduce CO2 emissions from the global economy at scale.Find out more
We play a significant role in unlocking renewable energy for millions of homes.
As manager of the seabed and much of the coastline around England, Wales and Northern Ireland, we work with industry and stakeholders to unlock its potential to support the nation's transition to a sustainable and decarbonised future.Find out more
We play a key role in supporting the UK’s position as a world leader in offshore wind development. Our work is making the country’s energy supply more sustainable and secure and is a major driver in the UK’s fight against climate change.
We provide rights for cables and pipelines to facilitate transmission of telecoms, electricity, oil and gas.Find out more
We grant licences for extraction of mineral resources used in construction, beach replenishment and coastal adaptation.Find out more
We lease seabed and tidal land for uses such as port infrastructure, marinas, aquaculture and development projects.Find out more
Data & evidence
We have been investing in marine data and evidence for over 20 years. We do this in collaboration with others to drive change and to promote sustainable ways in how we collect, share and use data.
Offshore Wind Report 2022
Our annual Offshore Wind Report provides a picture of the UK offshore wind industry, using our own and publicly available data.
The Crown Estate sets out plan to unlock enough new offshore wind capacity to power up to four million homes
The Crown Estate is taking steps to enable the generation of up to an additional 4GW of green electricity from several offshore wind farm projects in development.
The Crown Estate has awarded an Agreement for Lease for what could become one of the world’s largest carbon capture and storage projects.
The Crown Estate has set out further details on its plans for Offshore Wind Leasing Round 5.