Crown Estate Scotland


Big tests are looming in offshore wind

It’s several decades since I first wrote about the Crown Estate and its enormously influential hold over Scotland’s coastal waters.  At that time, it was a virtually unknown subject. Today, it is more relevant than ever.


Is cash behind ScotWind delays?

Does anything ever go right for the ambition to turn Scotland’s renewable energy resources into actual jobs? Waiting for Godot was a brief intermission by comparison with delays in matching that rhetoric to reality.