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  • 4 December 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Outlook & strategy, Transition

    The UK Crown Estate has set a target to become a net zero carbon business by 2030 and outlined its commitments to reach this goal, which include optimising the green energy potential of the UK’s offshore renewable energy resources. The move has come as the Crown Estate wants to align with the 1.5°C goal of […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Business developments & projects, Innovation, Technology

    Marine energy sector has been acknowledged at Scottish Green Energy Awards with SIMEC Atlantis Energy scooping Champion of Renewables Award for its ongoing drive to create a sustainable tidal industry in Scotland.

  • 6 July 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Awel y Môr offshore wind farm has secured an Agreement for Lease with the Crown Estate for a 106-square-kilometre seabed area located to the west of the existing Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm. Namely, in February 2017, the Crown Estate invited operators of the existing offshore wind farms in the UK for expressions of […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The Crown Estate has updated the Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4 timeline due to the current COVID-19 situation. The Invitation to Tender (ITT) phase is now expected to open the week commencing 30 March, and the submission period has been extended by three weeks to afford bidders additional time to respond. The Crown Estate emphasized […]

  • 29 November 2019

    Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed the timeline for the launch of the ScotWind leasing round for offshore wind projects. Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed that the launch of ScotWind will take place after the publication of Marine Scotland’s draft Sectoral Marine Plan (SMP) as announced in September. Applicants will be able to complete registration shortly after […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Project & Tenders

    The Crown Estate has officially opened the Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4, which will offer seabed rights for at least 7GW of new projects in the waters around England and Wales. The first stage is the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), designed to assess bidders’ capability to deliver an offshore wind project based on a set of financial, legal and technical […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Project & Tenders

    The Crown Estate has officially opened the Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4, which will offer seabed rights for at least 7GW of new projects in the waters around England and Wales. The first stage is the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), designed to assess bidders’ capability to deliver an offshore wind project based on a set of financial, legal and technical […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has held a Bidders Information Day for the recently launched Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4. The event hosted more than 130 industry representatives who are potential participants in the Round 4 leasing round and their advisors. Participants were provided with details on the tender process set to open later this month with […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Authorities & Government

    Crown Estate Scotland has launched a public consultation on its draft 2020-23 Corporate Plan which will run until 25 November. The consultation covers activity related to rural estates, coastline, seabed, investing in built development and more. Helping attract offshore wind investment, supporting new ways of growing food and closer working with communities – particularly on […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK Crown Estate has presented a revised tender design for Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4. Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4, which will make at least 7GW of new seabed rights available to the market, is designed on the basis of a three-stage tender process, involving a pre-qualification stage (PQQ) to assess competence of bidders; […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Project & Tenders

    The Crown Estate is holding a market update event in July to present the finalized tender design for the fourth round of offshore wind leasing in the UK. The event, which will be held on 18 July in the afternoon, will focus on the overview of the final tender design, including the updated tender process, bidding rules and […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Project & Tenders

    The Crown Estate is holding a market update event in July to present the finalized tender design for the fourth round of offshore wind leasing in the UK. The event, which will be held on 18 July in the afternoon, will focus on the overview of the final tender design, including the updated tender process, bidding rules and […]

  • 20 June 2019

    Siemens Gamesa has on behalf of ScottishPower Renewables contracted the service offshore vessel Island Crown to provide support during commissioning works on the 714MW East Anglia One offshore wind farm. Island Crown will provide living conditions adjacent to the site located 43km off the Suffolk coast by enabling some 40 personnel involved in the commissioning of […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    Marine consultancy ABPmer has been commissioned by The Crown Estate for data handling tasks critical to the effective management of Marine Data Exchange (MDE). Supporting seabed management around England, Wales and Northern Ireland, The Crown Estate awards seabed rights for offshore energy, marine mineral extraction and laying of cables and pipelines. The MDE collates data […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Marine consultancy ABPmer has been commissioned by The Crown Estate for data handling tasks critical to the effective management of Marine Data Exchange (MDE). MDE supports the marine renewables industry with shared offshore survey data to inform future development projects. Supporting seabed management around England, Wales and Northern Ireland, The Crown Estate awards seabed rights […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Project & Tenders

    The fourth round of offshore wind leasing in the UK will not take place until after the summer, The Crown Estate announced after assessing the latest market feedback. The Crown Estate has updated the plans for the new offshore wind leasing summarising the received feedback from developers since the November engagement events and confirming how […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Project & Tenders

    The fourth round of offshore wind leasing in the UK will not take place until after the summer, The Crown Estate announced after assessing the latest market feedback. The Crown Estate has updated the plans for the new offshore wind leasing summarising the received feedback from developers since the November engagement events and confirming how […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Scotland’s new leasing round for offshore wind projects is likely to fully launch in October, according to Crown Estate Scotland. This means that the new leasing round, to be called ScotWind Leasing, will then be open for submitting applications for developments. Crown Estate Scotland said there will also be a pre-launch in July, which will provide […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Maritime archaeologists onboard CSIRO research vessel Investigator have discovered an Australian freighter SS Iron Crown sunk by a Japanese submarine during World War II. The SS Iron Crown, a 100m long ore freighter, was sunk by a Japanese submarine on June 04, 1942 while travelling through Bass Strait with a cargo of manganese ore. The […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Research & Development

    The Crown Estate Scotland has issued a new study said to help coastal and island communities across Scotland benefit from local offshore renewable energy solutions. Carried out by Everoze, the study looked at six scenarios linked to a number of renewable technologies such as floating wind, wave, and tidal energy, aiming to provide a potential way […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate is reviewing the feedback on its proposals for the fourth round of offshore wind leasing in the UK, which will help finalize the plans. An update on the plans will be shared before a proposed launch and once The Crown Estate reviews all the feedback from the market and shareholders and considers […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Crown Estate Scotland has decided it will launch the next round of offshore wind leasing in Scottish waters in July 2019 at the earliest. The decision comes despite the announcement in November 2018 that the leasing round will be launched in April at the earliest. According to Crown Estate Scotland, the final timing of the […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Crown Estate Scotland has decided it will launch the next round of offshore wind leasing in Scottish waters in July 2019 at the earliest. The decision comes despite the announcement in November 2018 that the leasing round will be launched in April at the earliest. According to Crown Estate Scotland, the final timing of the […]