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Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Coastal Wind Farms (5 Jun 2003)

Mr Brian Wilson: Under the first round of offshore wind farm site leasing in 2001, the Crown Estate granted leases for a number of sites off the north-west coast—Barrow, Shell Flat (three sites), Southport and Burbo Bank. The development at Barrow has been given consent and consent applications for the sites at Shell Flat and Burbo Bank have been submitted to the DTI. The Crown Estate will shortly invite...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Wind Generators (9 Dec 2002)

Mr Brian Wilson: ..., my Department is considering one application in England and Wales and the Scottish Executive are considering seven applications in Scotland. Out of 20 potential offshore sites offered by the Crown Estate in April 2001, the DTI and Scottish Executive are currently considering proposals in respect of 11 sites and a further two have now been granted construction consent under section 36 of...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Wind Farms (22 Jul 2002)

Mr Brian Wilson: ...the technology is less well established, than is the case for onshore projects. 19 schemes for the development of offshore wind farms have so far been granted leases of areas of the sea bed by the Crown Estate. We are encouraging a positive approach to new renewable energy proposals, including new wind farm proposals, through regional renewable energy plans and targets. National Wind...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Wind Farms (20 May 2002)

Mr Brian Wilson: The sites in the first round of offshore windfarm developments were selected by developers who then made applications for site leases to the Crown Estate, as landlord of the seabed within territorial waters. Of the 18 projects there are no Ministry of Defence objections to 13. The Ministry of Defence are in dialogue with the remaining five developers and would hope to bring the matter to a...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Scroby Sands Offshore Generating Station (17 Apr 2002)

Mr Brian Wilson: ...step forward for the wind industry. It is the first offshore windfarm development to be approved from the 18 potential sites identified by developers who successfully pre-qualified last year for Crown Estate seabed leases. Offshore wind in the UK can make a major contribution to climate change objectives, to secure electricity supplies, and to our economic well being through job creation...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Wind Farms (17 Dec 2001)

Mr Brian Wilson: ...should make it easier for project developers to get their projects up and running. It is very encouraging that 18 projects for the wind farms successfully pre-qualified for seabed leases from the Crown Estate earlier this year.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Renewable Energy (31 Oct 2001)

Mr Brian Wilson: holding answer 30 October 2001 I refer the hon. Member to the Crown Estate press release of 5 April 2001 which provides details on the 18 developers, including specific site information, that pre-qualified for Crown Estate leases. A copy is being placed in the Libraries of both Houses. Information on the construction and commissioning phases of projects is a commercial matter for the...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Offshore Energy Technologies (22 Oct 2001)

Mr Brian Wilson: ...should make it easier for project developers to get their projects up and running. Already this year, 18 wind farm developments have achieved pre-qualification status for a lease of sea bed from the Crown Estate. We hope to see these projects coming to fruition as quickly as possible. In the light of the interest expressed in the first round of leases we would also hope that the Crown...

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