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RWE acquire Vattenfall’s Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone

By Sara Rushworth | January 5, 2024

All change in the Southern North Sea as RWE acquire 4.2-gigawatt UK offshore wind development portfolio from Vattenfall. See full press release from Vattenfall here

ABP and Sizewell C plan to develop Direct Air Capture facility at Port of Lowestoft

By Sara Rushworth | March 29, 2023

An innovative development is being planned at the Port of Lowestoft, Associated British Ports and Sizewell C are collaborating to bring a new technology demonstrator to the East of England – technology that will no doubt play an increasingly important role in reducing carbon dioxide levels, combating climate change and building a green economy. Read more here

Vattenfall choose Great Yarmouth port for Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone

By Sara Rushworth | March 20, 2023

Great News for Great Yarmouth as Vattenfall announces Peel Ports GY Port as the preferred bidder for the operation and maintenance contract for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone. Councillor Carl Smith, leader of Great Yarmouth Borough Council, said: ‘’Great Yarmouth Borough Council is delighted that Vattenfall has chosen the town’s port as the preferred location…

Construction start date set for new Operations & Maintenance campus in Great Yarmouth

By Sara Rushworth | March 15, 2023

A new operations and maintenance campus for Great Yarmouth moves ever closer as final preparations are made for construction to begin next month. Commissioned by Norfolk County Council, the £21.4m partnership project is a collaboration with Great Yarmouth Borough Council and the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and seeks to capitalise on the now…

ORE Catapult launches East of England scheme

By Sara Rushworth | March 3, 2023

Regional offshore wind technology acceleration programme seeks companies across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. Companies in the East of England that want to break into the offshore wind industry can now apply to our Launch Academy East of England programme for the first time. The application window opens on Thursday 2 March until Friday 28 April 2023 for expressions…

Extra 700,000 more UK homes to get clean, green power from the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone

By Sara Rushworth | March 2, 2023

Vattenfall announced that the capacity for the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone will be increased to 4.2GW. Crucially, this will take place with no extra impact for local residents, with its construction taking place within existing plans. For full details see here

New fly through video of Great Yarmouth O&M campus

By Sara Rushworth | December 16, 2022

Fabulous new video provides an insight into the vision the Great Yarmouth Borough Council and it’s partners have for the new state-of the-art facility on the South Denes Peninsula Working in partnership Great Yarmouth Borough Council, the New Anglia LEP and Norfolk County Council have released a new video demonstrating the full vision the partners…

Press Release from ABP

By Sara Rushworth | December 9, 2022

The Port of Lowestoft, owned and operated by ABP, the UK’s leading ports group, has invested over £600,000 to enhance its infrastructure and support Peterson’s business growth.Peterson, who are a valued customer at the Port of Lowestoft, have recently announced a new contract to provide integrated logistics services to ODE Asset Management (ODE AM). These…

Mayor of Great Yarmouth reacts to the new O&M film

By Sara Rushworth | December 2, 2022

View the video below to see Counsellor Graham Plant’s reaction to the new promotional material recently released by GENERATE, throwing his praise and support behind the project which aims to bring investment and job opportunities to the borough.   

Operations & Maintenance Campus

By Tim Read | November 30, 2022

The GENERATE team are excited with progress on the new Operations & Maintenance Campus in Great Yarmouth.  This state-of-the-art facility will provide new maritime facilities for service operation vessels and crew transfer vehicles (and associated quay space, parking, servicing, storage areas and access roads) being completed by the end of 2023. A new short film…