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  • 25 March 2020
    Contracts & 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 […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is conducting a study on behalf of Crown Estate Scotland on potential economic benefits of more floating wind projects in Scotland.

  • 29 November 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland has published an update on proposals for new offshore wind leasing in Scotland’s waters which could start in April 2019 at the earliest.

  • 28 August 2017
    Authorities

    Crown Estate Scotland now has spatial data relating to the organisation’s offshore assets freely available on their website for the first time.

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Crown Estate Scotland has appointed global engineering and consultancy firm Arup as specialist reviewers for ScotWind, the new leasing round for offshore wind projects.

  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland (CES) is set to start discussions with the industry, government and interested organisations to prepare for potential new offshore wind leasing, which will lead to Scotland adding commercial-scale floating and fixed offshore wind farms that would be in operation as of late 2020s and beyond.

  • 4 April 2019
    R&D

    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 […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland has delayed the launch of the ScotWind offshore wind leasing round until after the publication of Marine Scotland’s draft Sectoral Marine Plan (SMP). This means that instead of the planned launch in October, ScotWind will be opened as soon as is practical following the publication of the draft SMP, expected this Autumn. According to Crown Estate Scotland, […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Contracts & 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 […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ideol and Elicio have partnered ahead of Crown Estate Scotland’s upcoming offshore wind leasing round to offer to co-develop floating wind farms off Scotland. On October 31, the two companies informed that they were preparing a joint offer for ScotWind leasing, adding that they aim to co-develop floating wind projects with the highest level of local added-value. “Combining […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Authorities

    Crown Estate Scotland today (21 May) unveiled its proposals for leasing seabed for new offshore wind projects that would be built in Scotland’s waters from late 2020s onwards.

  • 29 January 2019
    Authorities, 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland has released the details on ScotWind, the new leasing round for offshore wind projects, so developers can begin preparing project proposals. The near-final documentation released in this pre-launch phase includes some of the proposed steps and processes which are currently close to completion, Crown Estate Scotland said. Developers can access documents to […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore wind developers who want to participate in the ScotWind Leasing will have to provide a Supply Chain Development Statement laying out the anticipated level and location of supply chain impact from each phase of their proposed project, Crown Estate Scotland said. These commitments will then be formally incorporated into each ScotWind agreement and updated […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Vessels

    The Crown Estate Scotland has appointed Colin Palmer to lead the development of offshore renewable energy and aquaculture.

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities

    Powers over the revenue and management of the Crown Estate resources in Scotland have been transferred to the Scottish Government and, as of April 1, Scottish Ministers have control over thousands of hectares of rural land, approximately half of Scotland’s foreshore and leasing the seabed for rights to renewable energy.

  • 21 May 2018

    Following Crown Estate Scotland’s recent proposals to lease seabed for new offshore wind projects that would be built in the Scottish waters from the late 2020s, the UK offshore wind industry has shown its support emphasizing the positive impact the new sites would have on the country.

  • 22 November 2018
    Authorities, 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.

  • 27 June 2013

    The 2013 Crown Estate Scotland report, published today, shows capital investment increased by 9 per cent during 2012/13 to £9.6 million. Much of the investment has been provided to projects at a critical stage in development, helping to secure further funds by demonstrating their value and commercial potential. £5.9 million of the investment was in […]

  • 5 August 2019
    R&D

    Xodus Group has begun investigating the integration of offshore renewables into localized energy systems off the Scottish coast. Commissioned by Crown Estate Scotland, the five-month offshore generation energy study will focus on two main areas, including project landscaping and the value case. “We are seeking to further understand the potential to communities across Scotland of utilising offshore […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The 2014 Crown Estate Scotland Report, published today, shows a 13.6% increase on net capital investment to £5 million, with a significant proportion of overall investment over the year supporting Scotland’s emerging low-carbon energy industry.  The total capital investment in Scotland over the last four years now totals £33.1 million. In 2013/14, £5.7 million was […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland is considering plans to add up to 10GW of new offshore wind capacity, according to the recently released Draft Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy (2019). This draft plan identifies 17 areas, so-called Draft Plan Options (DPOs), split across five regions. The DPOs cover an area of 14,646 km2, including deepwater sites, and […]

  • 8 January 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Public Consultation for Borssele V Tender Opens Public consultation for the tender regulations related to the fifth site at the Borssele Zone in the Netherlands opened today and will close on 1 February. Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 Operational, Innovation Picks Up Galloper Monopiles On 2 January, the first four monopiles were loaded from Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 […]