UK’s first overseas wind farm set to create 15,000 jobs with £200m North East plant
UK’s first overseas wind farm set to create 15,000 jobs with £200m North East plant
UK’s first overseas wind farm set to create 15,000 jobs with £200m North East plant

A renewable power company has announced that the country’s first overseas wind farm will create 15,000 new jobs across the country. Hecate Independent Power (HIP) has today launched its HIP Atlantic Project, which will be based in the North Atlantic and connected to the UK by a £200m power cable plant that will be manufactured […]

EDF Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm - Energy Gateway North East England
Government’s commitment to clean wind energy, and the opportunities it provides North East England
Government’s commitment to clean wind energy, and the opportunities it provides North East England

Blog by Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England In October this year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out the first stage of the government’s ten-point plan for a green industrial revolution, including ambitious targets for the UK’s offshore wind sector. Already home to the largest offshore wind market in the world, the government has […]

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 […]

Port of Blyth Announce £1m Wind Turbine Training Facility
Port of Blyth Announce £1m Wind Turbine Training Facility
Port of Blyth Announce £1m Wind Turbine Training Facility

In a first for the UK wind industry the Port of Blyth is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at its Bates terminal as part of a £1m investment in training provision aimed at the offshore energy sector. With the rapid growth of renewable energy providing the North East with major inward investment opportunities, […]

The world’s longest offshore wind turbine blade has arrived in Blyth
The world’s longest offshore wind turbine blade has arrived in Blyth ahead of testing at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s facilities
The world’s longest offshore wind turbine blade has arrived in Blyth ahead of testing at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s facilities

The world’s longest offshore wind turbine blade has arrived in Blyth ahead of testing at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s facilities. The 107 metre LM Wind Power blade will be put through its paces at ORE Catapult’s world-leading 100m blade-test facility over the coming months and is designed to operate from GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW […]

Osbit expands head office to support increased demand in offshore sectors
Osbit expands head office to support increased demand in offshore sectors
Osbit expands head office to support increased demand in offshore sectors

Work has begun on expanding Osbit’s Northumberland-based headquarters to accommodate the company’s rapidly expanding workforce and facilitate an increase in demand for its engineering expertise in the offshore renewables and oil & gas markets. This comes after the award of grant funding from a programme designed to accelerate business growth and stimulate employment in rural […]

A Squared Engineering sets up new office in Blyth
A Squared Engineering sets up new head office to support increased demand in offshore sectors
A Squared Engineering sets up new head office to support increased demand in offshore sectors

A new offshore engineering company is the latest tenant to move into Blyth Workspace to accommodate the increase in demand for its engineering expertise in the offshore renewables and oil & gas markets. A Squared Engineering is an offshore engineering consultancy. The company provide specialist engineering and technical services to the offshore energy, commercial marine […]

Engineering a bright future, news story (Aug 2018)
Engineering a bright future
Engineering a bright future

A HIGH voltage engineering company, which recently opened a new office in Sunderland, has its eyes on further growth after bagging £1.15m in funding. EDS HV was launched in Lancashire in 1993 and offers a complete end-to-end turnkey engineering solution, working on renewable energy projects across the globe. The renewable energy sector has witnessed unprecedented […]