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East Anglia ONE

East Anglia ONE remains on schedule

By | May 16, 2019

Charlie Jordan, East Anglia ONE Project Director for ScottishPower Renewables (SPR), gave an update on the construction of the East Anglia ONEoffshore wind farm at the Southern North Sea Conference & Exhibition today (16 May 2019). Located in the North Sea, about 34 kilometres off the coast of Suffolk, the project is expected to meet…

All Energy Industry Council

Region Launches UK’s first All Energy Industry Council

By | May 15, 2019

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership has called for a new approach on the strategic delivery of future energy supply by leading on the creation of the UK’s first All Energy Industry Council (AEIC). At the Southern North Sea conference today, energy suppliers and stakeholder groups have formed the Council to boost local job opportunities, trade,…

Galloper apprenticeship scheme

Applications open for Galloper apprenticeship scheme

By | May 7, 2019

A new wind turbine technician apprenticeship scheme for Galloper Wind Farm has been announced by innogy giving young people in East Anglia the chance to get started in a promising new career in the growing offshore wind sector.

Catrin Jones Vattenfall

Jobs and contracts promise to East Anglia firms by energy group

By | May 2, 2019

Millions of pounds of contracts and hundreds of jobs are expected to go to businesses across the eastern region if offshore windfarms planned by Swedish energy firm Vattenfall go ahead. Supply chain opportunities will reap potential rewards for a diverse range of companies, including civil engineering, fabrication, building construction, environmental, electrical engineering, logistics, offshore services…

Brineflow site Great Yarmouth

Commercial agreement unlocks prime site beside Outer Harbour and £4m business expansion at Great Yarmouth Energy Park

By | December 19, 2018

A business is undertaking a £4m expansion at Great Yarmouth Energy Park while freeing up a prime site for offshore energy investment beside the Outer Harbour – thanks to a commercial agreement with Great Yarmouth Borough Council.

Offshore wind to make eastern towns “honeypots for investment”

By | December 4, 2018

East coast communities are destined to be “honeypots for investment” as decades of opportunity lie ahead in the rapidly-growing offshore wind industry.

Women, ex-forces and ethnic minorities key to wind workforce

By | December 4, 2018

Recruiting women, ex-armed forces personnel and ethnic minorities to offshore wind careers is vital to sustain a workforce for the high-growth sector, says a leading talent analyst.

Dudgeon Community Fund opens for 2019 STEM education grant applications

By | November 20, 2018

During 2018 the Dudgeon Community Fund has awarded grants to four innovative projects that were successful in securing funding through its education “STEM Programme”, and the Dudgeon Community Fund is now inviting applications for grants from organisations wishing to deliver STEM education initiatives to secondary school pupils across Great Yarmouth, North Norfolk and Breckland during…

Ground-breaking marks start of O&M base construction

By | November 16, 2018

A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Harwich International Port today to mark the official start of construction of the £10 million state-of-the-art operations & maintenance (O&M) base for Galloper Offshore Wind Farm.

Celebrating Offshore Wind Week

By | November 16, 2018

Skilling up people in the eastern region to meet the growing demand from the offshore wind sector will be high on the agenda at Offshore Wind Week – East Anglia.