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  • 11 October 2012
    Authorities & Government

    The Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group (NIRIG) has welcomed the announcement by the Crown Estate of the first round of leasing agreements for Northern Ireland, with the agreements going to First Flight Wind, Tidal Ventures and DP Marine Energy with partner DEME Blue Energy. This will open the way for Northern Ireland to benefit from […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Crown Estate, manager of the UK seabed, announced today that it has agreed seabed rights for new demonstration zones and project sites around the UK’s coast. The rights include six new wave and tidal current demonstration zones and five tidal current project sites each with the potential to deliver a project of between 10 […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Authorities & Government

    The Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group (NIRIG) has welcomed the announcement by the Crown Estate of the first round of leasing agreements for Northern Ireland, with the agreements going to First Flight Wind, Tidal Ventures and DP Marine Energy with partner DEME Blue Energy. This will open the way for Northern Ireland to benefit from […]

  • 22 May 2013

    In response to the latest announcement from The Crown Estate on leasing rounds;  Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager for Scottish Renewables, said: “Scotland has already quickly established itself as the key destination for testing and delivery of wave and tidal devices with the world leading European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney.  “We therefore welcome The […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Scottish Renewables has welcomed an announcement by the Crown Estate that two new wave and tidal demonstration zones, and two new project sites, are set to be leased in Scottish waters.  This announcement means that local organisations will be able to manage and sub-let parts of the seabed to wave and tidal developers for 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 […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The Scottish Parliament has approved a legislation which enables local authorities and communities to have a stronger voice in the management of the Crown Estate’s assets.

  • 9 October 2013

    The Crown Estate has spent £450,000 to upgrade the flood protection and drainage system on its Sunk Island Estate. The works are designed to protect the high grade agricultural land and heritage of the Island. Improvements will be made to the Spragger Clough Drainage Outfall, the structure which prevents the River Humber flooding the Estate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2006

    The real estate arm of family-owned Shaheen Business and Investment Group (SBIG), Vantage Real Estate Development, has launched a $2.5 billion residential resort and hotel on Egypt’s Red Sea Coast. The complex also offers residents an “unparalleled level of service,” said Alex Upson, Vantage Real Estate’s director of sales. There will be a luxury car […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 7 July 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Crown Estate earned a net profit (income surplus) of £230.9 million in the year ending 31 March 2011, up 9.6 per cent on the previous year. This marks a record return for the business, which pays its profit to the Treasury for the benefit of the nation’s finances. For the first time The […]

  • 11 July 2008

    News – July 11, 2008 The Crown Estate in the UK has announced a net revenue surplus of £211.4 million for the year ending 31st March 2008, a 5.6 per cent increase on last year. All of this money is paid to the Treasury for benefit of all UK taxpayers. Turnover was £264.8 million, an […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]