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Announcements

The Crown Estate closes offshore wind extensions opportunity

01/06/2018

The Crown Estate yesterday closed its application process for offshore wind farm extension projects. This follows the announcement in February this year.

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The Crown Estate to consider new leasing for offshore wind projects

07/11/2017

We have today announced that we will be working with the offshore wind sector and stakeholders to consider making new seabed rights available to offshore wind developers. The Crown Estate is responsible for managing the seabed around England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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More than 100 underwater finds recorded in the first year of the Marine Antiquities Scheme

31/07/2017

More than 100 archaeological and historical marine finds have been submitted during the first year of the Marine Antiquities Scheme; an initiative launched to protect and improve our knowledge of the nation’s underwater heritage by encouraging the voluntary recording of items found in English and Welsh waters

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Latest Offshore Wind Report signals a bright future for the sectors

06/06/2017

We have published our 5th annual Offshore Wind Operational Report, with the latest data signalling a bright future for the sector.

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New report reveals better outlook for UK offshore wind speed variability

28/03/2017

A new study into the UK’s offshore wind resource has revealed that variability in wind speeds is significantly lower than previously understood.

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Marine Data Exchange expands by 20%, further supporting research and development

20/12/2016

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.

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Crown Estate welcomes consent decision for Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm

17/08/2016

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.

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