Proposed changes to offshore wind leasing by the UK Crown Estate have angered a trade union, causing it to warn its Scottish counterpart that it should be telling developers north of the border: “no jobs, no lease”.
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The Crown Estate Scotland has outlined plans to offshore wind developers concerning the timeline of its new ScotWind Leasing round.
Scottish firms who develop wave and tidal power could "go abroad" if the sector does not receive the financial backing it needs, an energy policy chief has warned.
A fresh battle for offshore wind licences is due to take place as officials revealed the date for applications.
The next Scottish offshore wind leasing round will take place in October, the Crown Estate Scotland has revealed.
Offshore renewables schemes tailor made for their locations could be used to help develop industries such as whisky distilling and fish farming in remote coastal areas and islands, according to a new study.
There is "no real incentive" to choose marine energy over proven renewable technologies like as wind and solar, according to a report by the Crown Estate Scotland.
The Crown Estate Scotland has granted the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) a significant extension at its Fall of Warness site.
The next Scottish offshore wind leasing round will be pushed back until summer, the Crown Estate Scotland has revealed.
The Crown Estate Scotland has announced a £9 million payback into the public purse after its first year of operation.
The Crown Estate Scotland has issued updated proposals for a new round of offshore wind leasing.
A “major milestone” has been reached in the development of a pioneering clean energy project at the St Fergus gas terminal in Aberdeenshire.
The Crown Estate Scotland has announced it will survey those energy and infrastructure tenants who have leased Scotland's seabed.
A former project manager for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm development will take the lead on renewables for Crown Estate Scotland.