Crown Estate picks 13 INTOG winners
The Crown Estate Scotland has picked 13 winners in the Innovation & Targeted Oil & Gas (INTOG) leasing round, for projects in UK waters to supply electricity to oil and gas platforms.
The winning companies include BlueFloat Energy, BP, Flotation Energy, Cerulean Winds, ESB, Harbour Energy, Renantis, Simply Blue Energy, TotalEnergies and Vårgrønn (see table). The Crown Estate Scotland is raising £261.8m in option fees for leasing the sites.
Colin Palmer, director of marine at Crown Estate Scotland, said: “Today’s results for this very distinctive and targeted leasing round are extremely encouraging. INTOG provides a range of practical ways to support innovation, reduce North Sea carbon emissions, and encourage technical and commercial innovation in the offshore renewables market."