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  • 10 June 2011

      EDP Renováveis, SA (“EDPR”) announces its entry into a partnership with Repsol Nuevas Energias, SA (“Repsol”) to jointly develop up to 2.4 GW of offshore wind projects in the UK. EDPR will lead the partnership with a 60% share in the overall capacity to be developed. Following Repsol’s acquisition of the entire share capital […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) yesterday held the nation’s third competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, which offered nearly 80,000 acres offshore Maryland for potential wind energy development. The provisional winner of the lease sale is US Wind Inc. When fully built, this wind energy area could generate enough energy to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    SeaEnergy PLC is pleased to announce that its 80% subsidiary SeaEnergy Renewables Limited (SERL) has signed an Interim Development Agreement (IDA) with The Crown Estate regarding certain Inch Cape wind farm development activities. The IDA formalises the Heads of Terms agreement announced in September 2010, stating that The Crown Estate will directly invest up to […]

  • 23 July 2013

    As part of President Obama’s comprehensive plan to move economy toward domestic clean energy sources and begin to slow the effects of climate change, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau announced that BOEM will hold its second competitive lease sale for renewable energy on […]

  • 3 January 2019

    When it comes to emerging offshore wind markets, Taiwan, India and the U.S. have been in the spotlight over the last few years and especially in 2018. Nevertheless, a few new areas made the offshore wind map over the last year, beyond those already well known and ready for takeoff. Offshore wind is not only expanding as new markets emerge globally, but also as the countries with existing offshore wind farms and those under development already eye earmarking further areas where offshore wind turbines could be installed.  

  • 1 July 2019

    Guest column by Huub den Rooijen, Director of Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure at The Crown Estate Blessed as we are by Mother Nature in the UK with some of the best conditions for offshore wind globally, and building on the remarkable progress we’ve seen on costs, the UK offshore wind sector is coming into its […]

  • 5 September 2013

    As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, the Interior Department completed the nation’s second competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, garnering $1,600,000 in high bids for 112,799 acres on the Outer Continental Shelf offshore Virginia. Virginia Electric and […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has hailed 2011 as a ‘momentous’ and ‘ground breaking’ year for renewable energy in Scotland.The year to October 2011 saw a record breaking £750 million of investment in renewable energy in Scotland, and there is a pipeline of proposed projects with 17 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity worth an estimated capital […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Engineering consultancy Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is setting up an office in Edinburgh to support the Scottish offshore wind sector. “Scotland is home to many offshore wind development companies and is spearheading floating wind in the UK,” said Katherine Phillips, OWC’s UK country manager. ”Furthermore, with the planned launch of ScotWind and its likely inclusion of […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment

    ScottishPower has become the first integrated energy company in the UK to shift completely from coal and gas generation to wind power, after completing the sale of its traditional generation business to Drax for GBP 702 million.

  • 21 January 2011

    Plans to explore linking up green energy projects in the North, Baltic and Irish Seas were backed by Prime Minister David Cameron today as part of the UK-Baltic-Nordic Summit held in London. The Prime Minister announced that Energy Ministers will work together through the North Seas Offshore Grid Initiative and share experience with Ministers in […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind Energy has issued the public version of its bids into Massachusetts’ second round of the offshore wind development procurement process. Mayflower Wind, a joint venture of Shell New Energies and EDPR Offshore North America, submitted three 800MW proposals as well as a 400MW proposal. More specifically, these include the 408MW Mayflower Wind Project […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the wind sector for 2014. Global venture capital (VC) funding in the wind sector decreased to $311 million in 2014 compared to $455 million in 2013. Total funding into the wind […]

  • 14 December 2011

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing will urge industry experts to take advantage of the massive opportunity renewable energy presents to Scotland.The Minister will deliver the opening speech and take questions at a conference on the economics of renewables. And he will tell delegates that not only do the sums on renewable energy add up, but that […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    The year 2012 started with improved performance compared to the same period in 2011. The oil price remained on average around USD 120 per barrel (Brent). The sustained high levels of exploration and production spending by the oil and gas industry result in continued improvement of Fugro’s related activities. Geoscience Fugro has built good backlog […]

  • 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, […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland has launched the ScotWind seabed leasing round for offshore wind projects. Investors and developers can now register interest in obtaining an option agreement with Crown Estate Scotland, which can then lead to the signing of leases for areas to be outlined as suitable in the Scottish Government’s Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy.   As part of […]

  • 21 November 2011

    Department of Energy and Climate Change Released following speech of Charles Hendry: Thank you for inviting me to your conference today. I’m delighted to have been given this opportunity to say a few words to this gathering of leading figures in Ireland’s energy sector. The energy challenge  I’d like to start by recognising Ireland’s strong […]

  • 19 April 2011

    On April 1, The Crown Estate launched a consultation with the renewable energy industry on the design and development of offshore wind and… By Anne Monaghan (belfasttelegraph) [mappress] Source: belfasttelegraph, April 19, 2011;

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    German energy company E.ON’s offshore wind division recorded adjusted earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of EUR 243 million in the first nine months of 2016, a 196.4% rise compared to EUR 82 million reported for the same period a year earlier. The improved performance was attributed to Amrumbank West and Humber Gateway offshore wind farms being fully operational throughout the current […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The Crown Estate has recently announced a new leasing programme for offshore wind test and demonstration projects, including a leasing round for floating offshore wind technology. The Crown Estate is offering organisations the opportunity to use their existing development rights and/or obtain new development rights in areas of seabed within United Kingdom territorial waters for […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Crown Estate has announced a new leasing programme to encourage further investment in a range of offshore wind test and demonstration projects, including a leasing round for floating offshore wind technology. Other components will include calls for interest in for non-grid connected projects and variations to existing projects. The plans were announced at the […]

  • 19 June 2018

    As the Crown Estate is setting the stage for new offshore wind leasing, the authority governing the UK seabed will host a session with potential leasing process participants on 25 July, aiming to gather initial feedback from the industry.

  • 14 November 2012

    Later today,the Crown Estate will confirm lease agreements for a number of demonstration project sites in connection with the Scottish Government’s Saltire Prize. The Eco-Island Partnership, collaboration between the Isle of Wight Council and a group of local businesses, Scotrenewables Tidal Power and Minesto are among winners of the Crown Estate’s latest leasing round, according to […]

  • 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 […]