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World Hydrogen Leader Charley Rattan Associates

UK based offshore wind & hydrogen corporate advisor and trainer; Faculty member World Hydrogen Leaders. Delivering global hydrogen and offshore wind corporate investment advice, business...

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  • Mar 24, 2020

Here's another UK leasing round with which I've had personal involvement from the outset and whose chequered progress I'm tracking most closely.   Big energy firms, including Equinor, Shell and Total, have all stated their interest in the new leasing areas around Scotland.  How much seabed goes to floating and how much to fixed is of great interest as is any potential fr the production of hydrogen. A spokesman for the Crown Estate said: “As things currently stand, we still plan to launch ScotWind Leasing in Spring this year as previously stated.”

Their London siblings encountered programme slip due to covid 19 and my account of the recent London bidders' day is available to the community:  


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Julian Jackson on Mar 24, 2020

Although floating wind is the buzz of the moment, I'm not aware of any that has gone beyond the testing stage. Won't everyone go for the conventional fixed bottom, particularly in challenging economic times?

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Charley Rattan on Mar 24, 2020

Hywind is operational and successful Julian

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