Names of the 19 companies/joint ventures that submitted offers.
Crown Estate is currently in the process of assessing the applications received on 18 November. We intend to announce the successful applicants by the end of April 2023 and award Exclusivity Agreements for the proposed projects while the planning for the INTOG Sectoral Marine plan (INTOG SMP) is completed by Marine Scotland. If a proposed project is within the final INTOG SMP, an Option Agreement can be awarded once its terms have been agreed. Marine Scotland intends to publish the final INTOG SMP in Winter of 2023/2024. Exception 10(5)(e) – confidentiality of commercial or industrial information, is applied. We have an implied legal-binding duty of confidence to the applicants during this stage of the process.