Moray West selects Siemens Energy/Iemants for offshore substations
Moray West selects Siemens Energy/Iemants for offshore substations
Moray West selects Siemens Energy/Iemants for offshore substations

Moray West, an offshore wind farm in the outer Moray Firth, has selected the Siemens Energy/Iemants consortium for the supply of the project’s two offshore substation platforms using Siemens Energy’s proven Offshore Transformer Module (OTM®) technology.  Iemants is a subsidiary of Smulders, alongside Smulders Projects UK, based in Wallsend, North Tyneside.  The contract is subject […]

How North East England’s offshore wind sector is helping the UK reach net zero
How North East England’s offshore wind sector is helping the UK reach net zero
How North East England’s offshore wind sector is helping the UK reach net zero

The recent COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow has really energised businesses and organisations to focus on carbon reduction and make solid commitments to reduce their carbon emissions and support the UK’s ambition to reach net zero by 2050. There was much news coverage during COP 26 highlighting successful low carbon projects taking […]

Construction starts on Operations and Maintenance Base for world’s biggest offshore wind farm
Construction starts on Operations and Maintenance Base for world’s biggest offshore wind farm
Construction starts on Operations and Maintenance Base for world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Dogger Bank Wind Farm has officially broken ground for its net zero carbon Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at the Port of Tyne. At 3.6GW, the wind farm will become the biggest in the world when operational in 2026, and be capable of providing around 5% of the UK’s electricity. The Government has committed to […]

The North East’s key role in the UK’s green industrial revolution
The North East’s key role in the UK’s green industrial revolution
The North East’s key role in the UK’s green industrial revolution

The North East is emerging as a Green Energy Powerhouse, delivering sustainable growth. In this COP26 article, Professor Colin Herron at Newcastle University tells us about the strategic role the region plays in the UK’s green revolution. The UK’s first gigafactory is just the start in the North East Nissan is building the first-ever mass-produced Electric Vehicle […]

North East businesses and experts come together to support net zero ambitions
North East businesses and experts come together to support net zero ambitions
North East businesses and experts come together to support net zero ambitions

Last week, key figures from across Newcastle, Gateshead, and the wider region, gathered for a one-day conference to tackle the climate change crisis, and discuss how the region can work together to reach its net zero ambitions.  This event was hosted by Invest Newcastle in partnership with global tech consultancy Thoughtworks and marketing and communications consultancy, Streets Consulting. It was held at The Catalyst on Newcastle Helix, a hub of […]

Fertilising a greener future for the UK: Brineflow officially open at Port of Sunderland
Fertilising a greener future for the UK: Brineflow officially open at Port of Sunderland
Fertilising a greener future for the UK: Brineflow officially open at Port of Sunderland

A multi-million fertiliser distribution and storage hub, helping ease the UK’s fertiliser crisis, has officially opened its doors. Brineflow Limited, a leading manufacturer of liquid nitrogen fertilisers for the agricultural sectors, has opened a new storage and distribution hub at Port of Sunderland as part of its bid to help UK farmers embrace net-zero and be […]

ENGINEERING GIANT, REECE GROUP, ANNOUNCES POSITIVE END OF YEAR RESULTS FOR CONSECUTIVE YEAR
ENGINEERING GIANT, REECE GROUP, ANNOUNCES POSITIVE END OF YEAR RESULTS FOR CONSECUTIVE YEAR
ENGINEERING GIANT, REECE GROUP, ANNOUNCES POSITIVE END OF YEAR RESULTS FOR CONSECUTIVE YEAR

New contract wins, sustained growth, strategic collaborations and the market repositioning of subsidiary companies have helped North East-based Reece Group to successfully navigate the global economic downturn and once again, post strong financial results for the second consecutive year. The Newcastle firm, headquartered at Armstrong Works, Scotswood Road, has announced group turnover of £62.9m for […]

Port of Tyne reaches new green milestone with Net Zero warehouse
Port of Tyne reaches new green milestone with Net Zero warehouse
Port of Tyne reaches new green milestone with Net Zero warehouse

The Port of Tyne now operates a Net Zero Port Centric Warehouse, run entirely using clean energy from renewable sources. Warehouse 21 is used by a wide range of the Port’s 3PL customers, including many household brand names. All internal materials handling within the warehouse is conducted using electric vehicles powered through renewable sources and […]