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ORE Catapult welcomes The Crown Estate proposals for 4GW Celtic Sea opportunity

Published 11 November 2021

The Crown Estate has published further detail on its plans for floating wind leasing in the Celtic Sea, confirming its ambition to unlock up to 4GW of new clean energy capacity in England and Wales and help establish a new industrial sector for the UK.

Our Research & Disruptive Innovation Director and Chair of the Celtic Sea Cluster, Dr Stephen Wyatt, welcomed the announcement, commenting:

“We are delighted to see The Crown Estate setting out their plans for facilitating the development of offshore wind in the Celtic sea. As the Chair of the Celtic Sea Cluster, we look forward to continued collaboration with the Crown Estate on the enabling actions required to capture the economic and green energy opportunity this represents.”