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  • 11 October 2012

    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, Business & Finance, R&D, 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 […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate, an independent commercial business, created by Act of Parliament, has today announced another record return for the benefit of the public finances and an overall performance which is significantly ahead of the market, as its portfolio value hits an all-time high. Results summary Record return to Treasury for the benefit of the public finances:£267.1 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Authorities, 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2012

    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 opportunities […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    The Crown Estate has awarded the legal mandate to advise its Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure businesses to Hogan Lovells International LLP and Bond Dickinson LLP.

  • 27 November 2014

    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 […]

  • 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.

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities, 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 September 2015

    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 […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Authorities, R&D

      The Crown Estate today published findings of a new study into the UK’s wave and tidal energy resources, to help inform industry and government about the potential for future projects. The report finds there is potential for tens of gigawatts of wave, tidal stream and tidal range projects at sites around England, Wales, Scotland […]

  • 11 October 2012

    A new report by the Crown Estate showing the fantastic wave and tidal energy resources around the UK and south west has been welcomed today by the south west marine energy industry. The research, carried out by The Crown Estate in association with Regen SW and devolved administrations, finds there are significant wave resources off […]

  • 21 March 2014

    Following the announcement from Scottish Government that the Beatrice and MORL offshore wind projects in the Moray Firth off the north east coast of Scotland have been awarded consents totaling 1,866 MW, the Crown Estate has released a statement. Ronnie Quinn, The Crown Estate’s lead on Energy & Infrastructure in Scotland, said: “These consents signal […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    A new seabed leasing round in the UK could see a release of circa 6GW of offshore wind rights, the UK’s seabed manager, The Crown Estate, said during recent industry and stakeholder engagement sessions in London.

  • 11 January 2013

    The Crown Estate is re-appointing Agents to manage its coastal and tidal river interests in Scotland and expressions of interest are now invited for the management of the foreshore, estuaries and tidal rivers in The Crown Estate’s ownership, which are divided up into 2 management areas. This tender will be managed through The Crown Estate’s […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has appointed Huub den Rooijen, the Director of Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure at The Crown Estate, to its Board as a Non-Executive Director.

  • 8 February 2018
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The Crown Estate has presented an update on potential new offshore wind leasing to the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC), a senior government and industry forum in the UK.

  • 30 May 2013

    The Crown Estate and the University of Highlands and Islands have signed a ‘partnership agreement’ to work together to maximise the benefits to the people of the Highlands and Islands from the low carbon energy revolution in the area. The agreement reinforces initiatives already underway between the university and The Crown Estate, which manages a […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate today announced that it has appointed Norton Rose Fulbright and Bond Dickinson to sit on the legal panel for its energy and infrastructure portfolio. The two firms recently emerged from a competitive tender process which aimed to consolidated legal advice across an extremely diverse portfolio. Norton Rose Fulbright will be responsible for […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Authorities, 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 […]

  • 26 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 17 June 2014

    Scottish First Minister yesterday made a speech in Kirkwall outlining his proposals to empower the Islands – Orkney, Shetland, the Western Isles – if Scotland becomes independent.  The section on harnessing islands resources includes proposals relating to The Crown Estate such as devolving foreshore to the Islands and a proportion of leasing revenue going to the local […]