New offshore wind farms could have ‘catastrophic impact’ on sea birds

Government figures show that more than 4,000 kittiwakes could be killed every year

Welsh tidal energy project secures £31m of EU funding

The Morlais project would see a development on 13 square miles of seabed, generating up to 240MW of electricity from the power of the tides

UK offshore wind pipeline hits 86GW

The UK has the world’s biggest pipeline in offshore wind, according to a new report

Crown Estate to unlock 4GW of floating offshore wind in Celtic Sea

The leasing process will prioritise early-commercial scale projects of around 300-350MW and full-commercial scale projects of up to 1GW

New £7m research to address effect of offshore wind farms on marine ecosystems

The four-year programme will provide evidence to inform marine policy and management as the offshore wind sector ramps up to deliver 40GW of capacity by 2030

Crown Estate launches new floating wind leasing process for Celtic Sea

The leasing round will focus on projects of around 300MW

Crown Estate seeks input on achieving 1GW of floating offshore wind by 2030

It is currently inviting views on the scale of the opportunity for floating wind in the UK and the likely pipeline of projects between now and 2030

Crown Estate greenlights 2.8GW of UK offshore wind extension leases

Developers will now focus on environmental assessments and surveys prior to seeking planning consent and securing connections to the grid

Equinor gets go-ahead for major offshore wind farm extensions in Norfolk

The extensions will allow two existing projects to generate enough renewable energy to power around 1.5 million homes

Crown Estate opens 7GW offshore wind leasing round

The leasing scheme will enable the development of electricity generation capacity that is enough to meet the needs of more than six million homes