East Anglia TWO Offshore Windfarm

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East Anglia TWO Offshore Windfarm

Received 23 January 2020
From The Crown Estate

Representation

The Crown Estate manages property and rights which are owned by Her Majesty in right of the Crown. This portfolio includes around half of the foreshore and almost the entire seabed out to 12 nautical miles around the UK. Under the Energy Act 2004 and the Energy Act 2008, The Crown Estate also manages the rights over the continental shelf to offshore energy generation and the rights to carbon dioxide and natural gas storage and transportation (respectively). The Crown Estate requests to be registered as an Interested Party in the examination of the East Anglia TWO offshore windfarm. Our interest in the project is that East Anglia TWO Limited holds an Agreement for Lease from The Crown Estate for the area of seabed to be occupied by the project, and (subject to obtaining the necessary development consents) The Crown Estate will issue a lease to East Anglia TWO Limited for construction of the project. We therefore wish to follow the progress of examination of the project.