Wind farms off Scottish coast

Margaret Rogers made this Freedom of Information request to The Crown Estate

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Dear The Crown Estate,
I know that you are able to lease the seabed around the coast up to 12 nautical miles and receive payment from the energy companies. Do you receive payment if the wind farm is further off shore than that.

Yours faithfully,

Margaret Rogers

Enquiries, The Crown Estate

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Freedom of Information,

Dear Margaret Rogers,

 

Your initial request for information was sent to The Crown Estate on 1
December, 2020.  However, the information you are requiring is from Crown
Estate Scotland, therefore, your request was transferred to us.  You
requested:

“I know that you are able to lease the seabed around the coast up to 12
nautical miles and receive payment from the energy companies. Do you
receive payment if the wind farm is further off shore than that.”

 

Crown Estate Scotland mange the rights for Offshore Renewable Energy
interests out to (maximum) 200nm; and therefore receive rental payments
from operating wind farms in Scottish waters.  Information on what Crown
Estate Scotland does can be found on our website:
[1]https://www.crownestatescotland.com/what...

 

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Regards,

Renée

 

Renée Lefrançois

Information Co-ordinator

Crown Estate Scotland

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