Northumberland Energy Park, Development Site in North East England
Work Starts at £30m Northumberland Energy Park Site
Work Starts at £30m Northumberland Energy Park Site

Advance Northumberland have reached a major milestone in the redevelopment of the former Blyth Power Station Enterprise Zone, where work has now begun, following a ground breaking ceremony on the site of Northumberland Energy Park at Energy Central. The main purpose of this activity is to maximise opportunities to attract investment from the offshore energy […]

Newcastle College and Port of Blyth Bridging Skills Gap in North East’s Energy Sector
Newcastle College and Port of Blyth Bridging Skills Gap in North East’s Energy Sector
Newcastle College and Port of Blyth Bridging Skills Gap in North East’s Energy Sector

Newcastle College and the Port of Blyth have announced a visionary partnership which will open up major career opportunities for young people in the region. In a skills first approach, Newcastle College and Port Training Services (PTS), the Port’s award winning training arm, are joining forces to develop and deliver training programmes with direct pathways […]

Offshore Ambition Bonds Port of Blyth & New Tenant Texo CFS
Offshore Ambition Bonds Port of Blyth And New Tenant Texo CFS
Offshore Ambition Bonds Port of Blyth And New Tenant Texo CFS

Port of Blyth has announced it will soon be welcoming another new client to its offshore energy hub once a brand new £0.7m facility at its South Harbour terminal for fabricating specialists Texo CFS is completed. The Northumberland port, known as one of the UK’s leading offshore energy support bases, has developed an impressive cluster […]

Royal IHC, Port of Blyth
North East England’s offshore wind sector welcomes visit from international investors
North East England’s offshore wind sector welcomes visit from international investors

The region’s strengths in the offshore wind sector were showcased to a group of international investors today (Friday 9 November) as Invest North East England toured with VIP delegates of the Offshore Wind North East Week to key sites in Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. The visit takes place the day after the Offshore Wind […]

Energy Centre, Gateshead
Gateshead Energy Company first small generator to support energy balancing system
Gateshead Energy Company first small generator to support energy balancing system

Gateshead Energy Company (GEC) has become the first small generator in the UK to be able to access the National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism (BM) thanks to a new contract with leading energy firm Flexitricity. The Balancing Mechanism ensures that power generation matches power consumption across the UK, and National Grid pays a premium to generators […]

Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
North East England leads growth in offshore wind sector
North East England leads growth in offshore wind sector

A recent report by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” are needed to prevent increasing levels of global warming. There are many factors that contribute to climate change but our current energy supply is one of the biggest. Today, renewable energy sources […]

Offshore Wind Turbine Project Utilises Port of Tyne
Offshore Wind Turbine Project Utilises Port of Tyne

Heavy lift vessel Aegir is to undertake a number of complex lifting operations at Port of Tyne The deep-water heavy lift vessel Aegir is set to undertake a number of highly complex heavy lifting operations at the Port of Tyne’s Northumbrian Quay in North Shields. The 4,000 ton heavy lift capacity vessel operated by Netherlands […]

Rapid Manufacturing Services expands to Port of Blyth
Responsive Engineering Expands into Port of Blyth with New Quayside Fabrication Facility
Responsive Engineering Expands into Port of Blyth with New Quayside Fabrication Facility

Responsive Engineering is expanding into the Port of Blyth with a new fabrication facility to provide specialist services to the North East’s growing offshore energy sector. Part of global engineering firm Reece Group, Responsive Engineering operates in a wide range of markets including oil and gas, subsea, offshore renewables, nuclear, rail and defence. As the […]