Renewables Roundup

Welcome to the August issue of Anderson Strathern's Renewables Roundup.

In this issue, we highlight Anderson Strathern's role in The Crown Estate's investment of £1 million in the Inch Cape offshore wind site.

We also provide updates on a number of news items relating to offshore and onshore renewables, recent developments in legislation and policy and on Glasgow being named Scotland's first "super city" of green energy.

Recent Items

The Crown Estate Onshore Renewables:

Onshore wind capacity rose to more than 63% in May Scotland's first sunshine farm planned for East Lothian St Andrews University seeks planning permission for wind farm Offshore Renewables:

Scoping exercise to extend offshore wind to 200 nautical miles International investment in AWS Ocean Energy Ltd Offshore renewable energy technology and innovation centre Ocean Power Technologies new wave power device Legislation/Policy Updates:

Scottish Government sets new targets for renewables UK Green Investment Bank plans announced Renewable Energy - Related News Stories:

Scotland's first 'super city' of green energy is Glasgow Recent Projects:

The Crown Estate

In June, Anderson Strathern acted on behalf of The Crown Estate in completing an Agreement for Lease SeaEnergy Renewables for an offshore wind site at Inch Cape within the Scottish Territorial Waters. The Crown Estate has invested £1million in the Project to keep it on track and protecting this key offshore wind industry project. Anderson Strathern's Team was led by Gavin Thain and Deborah Lovell with support from the firm's real estate and corporate practice areas.

Further information about the project can be accessed on The Crown Estate's website: http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/newscontent/92-1-million-investment-inch-cape-project.htm

Onshore Renewables:

Onshore wind capacity rose to more than 63% in May

The bad weather and strong winds experienced in May has had a positive outcome for wind farms. As a result of the gales which reached up to 100mph in Scotland, Scottish wind farms generated significantly higher than average levels of renewable energy.

Link to full article: http://www.scottishrenewables.com/news/onshore-wind-capacity-rose-more-63-cent-in-May/

Scotland's first sunshine farm planned for East Lothian

The development company Hallhill Developments has submitted an application for planning permission for the construction of a solar energy farm, made up of solar panels, which has the capacity to generate an up to 3...

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