Jarrow Business Centre
Growth Funding Secured for Advanced and Offshore Manufacturing Zone
Growth Funding Secured for Advanced and Offshore Manufacturing Zone

Funding has been secured to create a Manufacturing Zone within Jarrow Business Centre in South Tyneside, to support high growth businesses in the advanced manufacturing and offshore energy supply chain. South Tyneside Council has been awarded almost £500,000 from the Government’s Local Growth Fund through the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), to develop the […]

Port Of Blyth Decom Aerial
Blyth Decom Partnership Signals Intent with 500 Tonne Project
Blyth Decom Partnership Signals Intent with 500 Tonne Project

The decom partnership between Thompsons of Prudhoe and the Port of Blyth has successfully completed a 516-tonne tandem lift onto the quayside using crawler cranes, in what was the port’s largest heavy lift to date. Port of Blyth was selected as the location for the landing of a 2MW SR2000 floating tidal turbine on behalf of […]

Energy Central Development, Port of Blyth
Energy Central Offshore Wind Demonstrator project: A proposal to develop new prototype turbine test facility
Energy Central Offshore Wind Demonstrator project: A proposal to develop new prototype turbine test facility

The Energy Central Offshore Wind Demonstrator is a new project being proposed. The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult and Advance Northumberland are working in partnership to develop a new facility for testing the next generation of advanced offshore wind turbines, in a move designed to attract inward investment into the County linked with the rapidly expanding […]

The Catalyst, Newcastle Helix - July 2020
New data science skills support clean tech innovator with their growth plans
New data science skills support clean tech innovator with their growth plans

Working with the National Innovation Centre for Data (NICD), Clean Tech innovator Connected Energy have embedded new data science skills into their organisation, helping to deliver more efficient battery storage for their customers.  As a business their data accumulation was rising rapidly, with systems currently producing around 7 million data points every day from second […]

Port of Sunderland has started work on the East Shore phase of EZ infrastructure improvements
Multi-million-pound boost for Port of Sunderland as work gets underway
Multi-million-pound boost for Port of Sunderland as work gets underway

Port of Sunderland – which was bolstered by an £8.2millon investment after areas of its estate were granted Enterprise Zone (EZ) status in 2017 – has embarked on an ambitious programme of enabling engineering works to deliver major improvements to its East Shore nine-acre development site, to make it shovel ready for attracting inward investment. The municipally-owned port […]

EDF Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm - Energy Gateway North East England
Study finds the Offshore Wind sector in the North East can support the creation of between 6,000 and nearly 9,000 jobs by 2025.
Study finds the Offshore Wind sector in the North East can support the creation of between 6,000 and nearly 9,000 jobs by 2025.

A research study commissioned by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) into the opportunities the offshore wind sector presents for economic growth and employment in the North East, has found that there is potential for significant growth in the number of jobs in both the direct and indirect supply chains servicing the […]

Port of Tyne Ariel - Energy Gateway North East England
Port of Tyne to become base for world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank
Port of Tyne to become base for world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank

Equinor and SSE Renewables, the two companies behind the world’s biggest offshore wind farm Dogger Bank, have today (13th May) announced plans to build a new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at the Port of Tyne. Dogger Bank Wind Farm is a 50:50 joint venture (JV) between Equinor and SSE Renewables. Construction of the wind […]

AirView Park, a new, airport-connected business park scheme to launch soon
AirView Park, a new airport-connected business park scheme to launch soon
AirView Park, a new airport-connected business park scheme to launch soon

Land, regeneration and property developer, Tynexe Commercial Ltd, is looking for entrepreneurs, business owners and leaders from all industries to pull together, collaborate and help investment in the North East come back bigger, better and stronger despite the public health crisis having an effect on companies across most sectors. Having temporarily paused work at AirView […]