21 Jul 2021: Scotwind has attracted 74 applications across the 15 areas of seabed available for development. Confirmed bidders include: BP and EnBW; TotalEnergies, Green Investment Group and Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (2 GW West Orkney Windfarm); Shell and ScottishPower; Eni and Red Rock Power; Equinor; Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind; Vattenfall and Fred Olsen Renewables; Ørsted, Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy; TechnipFMC and Magnora Floating Wind; BayWa r.e., Elicio and Ideol; SSE Renewables, Marubeni Corporation and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners; RWE; NextGen consortium led by Quaybridge Scotland, Parkwind and Maple Power (50:50 joint venture between Enbridge Inc. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board); ESB; Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Financial Services (SFS), via Siemens Project Ventures; Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind; DEME Concessions, Qair Marine, and Aspiravi International. Crown Estate Scotland has now begun assessing each application. Option Agreements will be offered to the successful parties from January 2022. Option fees will then be paid by successful applicants to Crown Estate Scotland in exchange for securing the rights to areas of seabed. The maximum amount payable will be £100,000 per km2 of seabed. Crown Estate Scotland grants full seabed leases only once developers have all the necessary consents and planning permissions from the Scottish Government and other bodies.
United Kingdom
Development Zone
2000 MW
4C Offshore | Location Map: Lat(58.892) Lon(-6.496)

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