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All 9 results for "crown estate" in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Malcolm Wicks

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Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Wind Power (1 Jul 2008)

Malcolm Wicks: ...of achieving up to 25 GW of offshore wind. We anticipate being in a position to be able to make an informed decision next year. In parallel to the BERR SEA process, on the 4 June of this year the Crown Estate announced an offshore leasing programme to deliver up to 25 GW. Potential developers are to be invited to submit tenders to the Crown Estate this year. Following the SEA and the...

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Wind Power (23 Jun 2008)

Malcolm Wicks: ..., the Government take a decision on what the acceptable level of offshore wind development is. Developers would then be required to bid for site leases through leasing competitions to be held by the Crown Estate and, if successful, conduct their own site evaluations and undertake an Environmental Impact Assessment before applying for the necessary development and environmental consents to...

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Wind Power: Licensing (22 Feb 2008)

Malcolm Wicks: ...2008 The size of future offshore wind farms in development consent applications will depend on the outcome of the Strategic Environmental Assessment on offshore energy currently underway, future Crown Estate competitions for options for site leases and proposals put forward by wind farm developers. For the Crown Estate's Round 1 competition in 2001 for demonstration-scale offshore wind...

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Wind Power: North East Region (14 Jan 2008)

Malcolm Wicks: ...Offshore' which outlined a strategic approach to offshore wind development in UK waters, available at the following link: http://www.berr.gov.uk/files/file22791.pdf. To date, the Government and The Crown Estate have held two competitions, Round 1 in 2000 and Round 2 in 2003, for offshore wind development rights. A map of these site lease areas can be found at the following link:...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Wind Power: Coastal Areas (11 Jun 2007)

Malcolm Wicks: ...them to compete with well established technologies such as co-firing biomass in coal-fired power stations. It is also important to provide a long-term market for offshore renewables. The DTI and the Crown Estate have already run two competitions for the development rights for offshore wind farms, granting the rights for 29 offshore wind farms. The White Paper announced the Government's...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Wind Power: Coastal Areas (11 Jun 2007)

Malcolm Wicks: The Department has begun to explore options with the Crown Estate, for the siting of further large-scale offshore renewables development. Any consideration of further programmes of commercial-scale offshore wind farms will be based on a strategic environmental assessment (SEA). It may also be necessary to undertake Appropriate Assessments, depending on the locations identified for a further...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Offshore Wind Projects (9 Oct 2006)

Malcolm Wicks: We do not currently have a timetable for any activity beyond round 2 although we are aware of interest and we have begun exploratory dialogue with the Crown Estate. However, the progress and timetable will depend on the outcome of the proposals for a Marine Bill.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Offshore Wind Projects (9 Oct 2006)

Malcolm Wicks: We are concentrating on the delivery of the remaining round 1 and round 2 offshore wind farm projects. We are aware of the interest beyond round 2 and have begun to explore options with the Crown Estate for further development. Out intention is to take a long term view over the next 10-15 years and feed into the proposed Marine Bill.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Wind Farms (21 Mar 2006)

Malcolm Wicks: ...provided by a range of consultees, including statutory bodies such as English Nature, the Countryside Council for Wales and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. DTI works closely with Defra and the Crown Estate who have related responsibilities for offshore wind farms. The Department has established a Research Advisory Group (RAG), which brings together representatives from a number of...


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