The East of England is a world leader for clean energy generation, leading the UK’s transition to Net Zero and building energy security

GENERATE connects opportunities to people by capitalising on our unique position and offering – diverse energy mix, supply chain excellence, world leading centres of innovation, national and international transport links and a committed group of agencies driving clean growth. The East of England offers the space and ideal conditions for a wealth of innovative energy developments, providing clean energy to the UK


Capital investment in energy and low carbon projects across East of England by 2050


Southern North Sea Offshore Wind project pipeline to 2030


UK gas comes via the Bacton Gas Terminal, supporting the UK energy transition


GENERATE connects the UK's clean growth region to global energy investors by showcasing our unique energy offer, our highly skilled energy supply chain, and our unrivalled centres of innovation, research and science.

Energy Opportunities


  • Construction, grid connection, operations & maintenance of large-scale offshore wind projects
  • Supporting the critical role of gas in the UK’s energy transition through Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and hydrogen integration
  • Decarbonisation of the gas sector through platform electrification, gas to wire and power to gas technologies
  • The introduction of emerging clean energy sources including hydrogen
  • Supporting the existing and future low carbon nuclear power
  • Clean energy R&D, innovation and technology


The East of England has the capability and connectivity that creates ideal conditions for your businesses successful growth and development


The energy industry can draw on the world-leading research and development expertise in our universities, scientific institutions and digital technology hubs. Those centres of excellence can help us better understand the effect of the industry’s work on the environment. They can also help maximise the use of tools such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), data analysis, and advanced control systems to manage the integration of our energy supply.

University of East Anglia (UEA), with its campus next door to the Norwich Research Park, is ranked 1st in the UK for its impact in climate and environmental sciences. It is also one of the top 10 UK universities for research output. It works with multiple partners across a range of disciplines and its Marine Knowledge Exchange Network connects 1000+ cross-sector stakeholders.

The Centre of the Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has had its headquarters in Lowestoft for the last 100 years. It is a world-leading research organisation that specialises in marine science, technology and environmental policy, including monitoring and assessment. In particular, it provides scientific and policy advice to governments and other international organisations on the development of offshore renewable energy.