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BEIS gives the go-ahead for 2 offshore wind farms totalling 1500MW at its EA Hub project in the North Sea

By Sara Rushworth | April 1, 2022

GENERATE, the East of England’s pioneering energy investment partnership, has welcomed the announcement that ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia TWO and East Anglia ONE North offshore wind farms have been given development consent by Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Kwasi Kwarteng. Ian Pease, Energy Development Manager, GENERATE said: “We are really…

Consent for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard Wind Farm

By Sara Rushworth | February 23, 2022

GENERATE welcomes the recent announcement that Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard wind farm has been given development consent, by Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Kwasi Kwarteng. This comes just weeks after it’s sister project Boreas was also granted consent, both Norfolk Boreas and Norfolk Vanguard will generate up to 1.8GW providing nearly…

Consent awarded for Norfolk Boreas Wind farm

By Sara Rushworth | December 10, 2021

Good news for the region and for the climate as Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State for BEIS announced that Vattenfall’s 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas wind farm has been granted planning consent. Initial consent for the project was due to be decided earlier this year, but Kwarteng triggered a pause on the process soon after announcing plans…

Opportunities in US Offshore Wind Seminar

By Sara Rushworth | December 8, 2021

Charles Macdowell from Virginia Beach Economic Development kicked of the US Offshore Wind Seminar at OrbisEnergy, on Friday 3rd December. We also heard from 4C Offshore Limited’s Dr James Bernthal-Hooker who provided insight into the US offshore wind outlook. This was followed by Seajacks‘ John Palmer – an incredibly successful business headquartered in Great Yarmouth, who have built their…

Norfolk & Suffolk All Energy Industry Council

By Sara Rushworth | December 8, 2021

An inspiring Norfolk & Suffolk All Energy Industry Council (AEIC) meeting held on Monday 6th Dec led by New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership and chaired by Mark Goodall, demonstrating first hand the region’s incredible energy sector. With project updates from Hydrogen East (Michael Brown) and a look at Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s (Andrew Holyland) New Anglia Fit4 Offshore Renewables programme…

EEEGR Wind Week Update

By Sara Rushworth | October 20, 2021

EEEGR Wind Week Conference – Friday 29th October EEEGR are delighted to announce their confirmed sessions & speakers for the conference celebrating East of England’s Wind Week:  Greg Hands Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth & Peter Aldous, Conservative MP for Waveney, Political Landscape & Policy  Dan McGrail Chief Executive, RenewableUK, Onshore Wind Prospectus Launch Michael Somerville Project Controls Manager,…

GENERATE launches at Global Offshore Wind 2021

By Sara Rushworth | October 11, 2021

Politicians and developers showed their support for the East of England at Global Offshore Wind 2021 GENERATE, a pioneering partnership of East of England businesses and political leaders created to champion and showcase the region’s energy investment opportunities and capabilities launched at Global Offshore Wind last week. In partnership with East of England Energy Group…

UK launches offshore geospatial data challenge

By TimPb | December 1, 2020

UK takes wraps off offshore geospatial data challenge Aim is to develop a solution that helps to identify new sites and optimise existing infrastructure, read full story here.

Consent for East Anglia One

Consortium looking into the design of a permanently stationed Offshore Charging Vessel.

By TimPb | November 30, 2020

A consortium of offshore renewable energy and marine companies are exploring the viability of developing an offshore charging facility for electrified vessels. Read more here

Atlantic Canada seeks collaboration with Norfolk & Suffolk

By TimPb | November 25, 2020

Energy sector companies in Norfolk and Suffolk are being invited to meet with companies from Atlantic Canada to explore new trade and bilateral collaboration opportunities within the clean energy sector. A virtual trade mission led by the Newfoundland & Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) and facilitated by international trade development consultancy, Kinetic Cubed, will culminate…