28 March 2017
A new study into the UK’s offshore wind resource has revealed that variability in wind speeds is significantly lower than previously understood.
The Crown Estate appoints Hogan Lovells and Bond Dickinson to advise its Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure portfolio
27 February 2017
We have awarded the legal mandate for our Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure portfolio to Hogan Lovells International LLP and Bond Dickinson LLP.
08 February 2017
The Crown Estate has received a request from Vattenfall to explore the award of rights for an extension to its 300MW Thanet Offshore Wind Farm.
19 December 2016
Over 500 new surveys have been added to The Crown Estate's Marine Data Exchange since 2015, delivering a 22% increase in total available data.
16 August 2016
We have welcomed the decision of the Secretary of State for Energy to grant development consent for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm, located 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast.
08 March 2016
The Crown Estate has announced agreements with offshore wind developers ScottishPower Renewables, Vattenfall and DONG Energy, which have reconfigured or identified new projects within their respective Round 3 offshore wind development zones.
14 December 2015
The Crown Estate has published a study by the British Geological Survey (BGS) summarising the geological conditions of the Irish Sea that will provide a valuable resource for anyone considering development of offshore infrastructure in the region.
01 December 2015
The Capability & Portfolio 2015 report outlines the significant demand and range of uses for marine aggregates in the UK.
19 November 2015
We have launched a unique interactive map that shows the estimated percentage of UK electricity demand being met by offshore wind on an hourly basis.
09 November 2015
We have announced that Huub den Rooijen has been appointed as Director of Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure with immediate effect.