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Crown Estate approves six offshore wind projects

The Crown Estate of the UK has been granted authorisation to enter into leasing agreements for six fixed offshore wind projects totaling about 8 GW. The action was taken in response to the Crown Estate’s announcement that it will move through with the offshore wind leasing round four plan based on a derogation early in 2022. The six projects that were chosen are spread out throughout the waterways of Wales and England.

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RWE secures over 50% of 2.8 GW offshore wind lease extensions granted by Crown Estate

The Crown Estate has signed agreements for lease (AfL) for six proposed offshore wind farm extensions in the waters around England and Wales totalling 2.8 GW. AfL’s have been granted for extensions to the existing Sheringham Shoal, Dudgeon, Gwynt y Mor, Galloper, Greater Gabbard and Rampion projects. These are in addition to the AfL’s proposed extension to Thanet offshore wind farm, announced previously.

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