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  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities & Government

    The Smith Commission today issued “Report of the Smith Commission for further devolution of powers to the Scottish Parliament”, which comprises a recommendation that The Crown Estate in Scotland should be devolved to the Scottish Parliament.  “Responsibility for the management of the Crown Estate’s economic assets in Scotland, and the revenue generated from these assets, will be transferred to the Scottish […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Authorities & Government

    The Crown Estate has announced today the first series of agreements reached with offshore wind developers, including EDF Energy Renewables, Eneco Wind UK Limited (Eneco) and Forewind Limited, to replace their previous zone development agreements with project specific agreements. Since the award of zone agreements in 2009, developers have had exclusive rights to areas of UK […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Following a recommendation by the Smith Commission, the Crown Estate’s management functions in Scotland will be transferring to the Scottish Government.  The Crown Estate has put in place a distinct Scottish operating division with its own business plan, management information and financial reporting. This new business division will be led by Ronnie Quinn, who is currently […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Following a recommendation by the Smith Commission, the Crown Estate’s management functions in Scotland will be transferring to the Scottish Government.  The Crown Estate has put in place a distinct Scottish operating division with its own business plan, management information and financial reporting. This new business division will be led by Ronnie Quinn, who is currently […]

  • 20 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      The rapid development of renewable energy capacity is central to the delivery of the EU’s target of a 20 % renewable energy contribution by 2020. Wave and tidal energy is expected to provide a share of the UK’s renewable electricity by this date. As part of this, The Crown Estate is offering interested organisations […]

  • 26 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate and SeaEnergy PLC are pleased to confirm developments concerning SeaEnergy Renewables Limited’s (SERL) interest in the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm (Inch Cape). In February 2009, The Crown Estate awarded the Inch Cape site to a consortium comprised of SERL, SeaEnergy’s 80% owned subsidiary, and RWE npower renewables as a part of […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Crown Estate has named law firms Hogan Lovells International, and Bond Dickinson, to advise on its Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure portfolio.

  • 28 August 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The manager of the seabed in Scotland, Crown Estate Scotland, has made offshore spatial data relating to the organization’s offshore assets freely available for the first time.

  • 25 July 2011
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    SCOTTISH Environment Secretary, Richard Lochhead has criticized the UK Government’s plans for a coastal communities fund saying that it “falls well short of the need for fundamental reform of how the Crown Estate in Scotland is managed”. Following widespread calls to devolve control of the Crown Estate – led by the Scottish Government – the […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    SCOTTISH Environment Secretary, Richard Lochhead has criticized the UK Government’s plans for a coastal communities fund saying that it “falls well short of the need for fundamental reform of how the Crown Estate in Scotland is managed”. Following widespread calls to devolve control of the Crown Estate – led by the Scottish Government – the […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish government has gained control over the revenue and management of Crown Estate resources in Scotland.

  • 25 March 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland is planning to officially launch the ScotWind seabed leasing round for offshore wind projects in spring as previously stated, despite COVID-19. Crown Estate Scotland emphasized it will ensure that any such launch fully adheres to the relevant government guidance on preventing the spread of the virus. “Clearly, we are aware that the […]

  • 4 January 2017

    The Scottish Government today launched a 12-week consultation on the long term framework for the devolved management of the Crown Estate in Scotland. The Scottish Government is taking a phased approach on devolution of the management of the Crown Estate and this consultation, which will run until 29 March, will inform the second phase of […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has invited registration for a second market engagement event for a potential new offshore wind leasing round in the UK on Monday 26 November 2018.

  • 9 August 2016

    The Crown Estate has appointed Robin Budenberg as its Chairman with immediate effect, following the retirement of Sir Stuart Hampson. Budenberg is currently London Chairman of Centerview Partners and a Non-Executive Director for Charity Bank Ltd and the Big Society Trust. He is the former Chairman and Chief Executive of UK Financial Investments Ltd (UKFI), whose responsibilities include […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Authorities & Government

    The Crown Estate has welcomed the UK Government’s approval of Dogger Bank Teesside A & B offshore wind project. Head of Offshore Wind for The Crown Estate, Huub den Rooijen said: “Today’s announcement marks a great success for the future of the UK’s infrastructure development and is testimony to the hard work of Forewind and the […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has appointed ABPmer to support the quality assurance of its Marine Data Exchange (MDE), which is focused on sharing survey data to inform the future development of offshore renewable energy projects. ABPmer will prepare, validate and upload data in compliance with the Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN) Data Guidelines, The […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has appointed ABPmer to support the quality assurance of its Marine Data Exchange (MDE), which is focused on sharing survey data to inform the future development of offshore renewable energy projects. ABPmer will prepare, validate and upload data in compliance with the Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN) Data Guidelines, The […]

  • 24 February 2015

    The Crown Estate is sponsoring Renewable UK’s Wave and Tidal Conference, to be held on 25-26 February in Edinburgh. Ronnie Quinn, Head of Ocean Energy said: “This is an important engagement event for us, as we continue working with industry and stakeholders to successfully exploit the UK’s significant tidal and wave energy resources.” The Crown Estate is chairing […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish Parliament has passed a legislation which enables local authorities and communities will have a stronger voice in the management of Scottish Crown Estate assets.

  • 6 November 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Crown Estate Scotland has committed to launch a new scheme that will enable local authorities, development trusts and other bodies to apply to manage assets in their local area.

  • 14 December 2012
    Authorities & Government, Storage

    The Crown Estate and Network Rail have announced the agreement of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Two of the largest land owners in the UK have signed an agreement which will clarify the process for installing cable crossings that connect marine renewable projects to the national grid across the Network Rail estate. This will be […]