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14 Oct | Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4 officially opens

Today the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) for Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4 – the UK’s first major new leasing round in a decade – has been formally issued by The Crown Estate.

09 Oct | Industry line up for The Crown Estate’s Offshore Wind Leasing opportunity at Round 4 Bidders Day

Industry appetite for The Crown Estate’s next round of offshore wind leasing (Round 4) was evident as more than 130 industry representatives attended a special ‘Bidders Information Day’ held in central London today (Wednesday 09 October).

19 Sep | The Crown Estate launches the UK’s first major offshore wind leasing round in a decade, opening up the opportunity for at least 7GW of new clean energy

The Crown Estate has today launched Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4, opening up the potential for at least 7 GW of new seabed rights for offshore wind development in the waters around England and Wales - enough to meet the electricity needs of over six million homes.

28 Aug | 2.8 GW of offshore wind extension projects to progress, following completion of plan level Habitats Regulations Assessment

The Crown Estate has completed the plan level Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) for the 2017 project extension applications – confirming that 2.85 GW of new capacity, across 7 projects, will now progress to the award of rights.