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

Floating wind ‘could contribute £34bn to UK economy by 2050’

The industry is currently at an early stage of development – there are two operational test and demonstration scale projects in Scotland

Ørsted granted initial approval to double giant UK offshore wind farm

The Race Bank extension project would generate 573MW of renewable energy capacity

Crown Estate to lease Scottish seabed to offshore wind developers

The organisation aims to encourage continued renewable development in the nation’s coastal waters

Crown Estate looks to make waves with tidal lease

Nova Innovation’s Shetland Tidal Array started delivering electricity to the local grid in 2016 and now has a lease to 2041

Crown Estate Scotland’s offshore data made public

Crown Estate Scotland’s data relating to offshore assets are available to the public for the first time. It covers infrastructure projects and undersea cabling and can be used by a range of organisations such as oil and gas firms and universities. The data reveals the geographical extent and information for all of Crown Estate Scotland’s […]