In conversation | How the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero
In conversation | How the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero
In conversation | How the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero

Dr Henry Kippin, MD of the North of Tyne Combined Authority, and Professor Jane Robinson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Engagement and Place at Newcastle University, on how the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero. Last week  Britishvolt broke ground on the 95 hectare site in Blyth, Northumberland, earmarked for the […]

Solar power innovator Power Roll moves to Jade Business Park
Solar power innovator Power Roll moves to Jade Business Park
Solar power innovator Power Roll moves to Jade Business Park

Power Roll is creating a first of its kind solar film manufacturing facility at a County Durham business park as part of its expansion plans. The company, which is currently based in Washington, is moving its manufacturing and head office to the new unit at Jade Business Park in Murton, County Durham. Jade Business Park […]

Envision AESC has submitted plans for the UK’s first at scale battery manufacturing plant
Envision AESC has submitted plans for the UK’s first at scale battery manufacturing plant
Envision AESC has submitted plans for the UK’s first at scale battery manufacturing plant

Envision AESC – the world-leading battery division of global green tech company Envision Group – has today submitted plans for the UK’s first at scale battery manufacturing plant at the International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP), being brought forward by Sunderland City Council and South Tyneside Council. The 9GWh-capacity Gigafactory, with state-of-the-art battery technology, will form […]

New report highlights potential of mine energy in achieving UK net zero target
New report highlights potential of mine energy in achieving UK net zero target
New report highlights potential of mine energy in achieving UK net zero target

A new white paper published by the Mine Energy Taskforce and Local Energy Hub network has called for greater support for mine energy as a key low carbon heat source in the UK that can contribute to government’s ambition to reach net zero by 2050. The report also outlines how the introduction of large scale […]

Bates Clean Energy Terminal – Redevelopment Signals Clean Energy Revolution
Bates Clean Energy Terminal – Redevelopment Signals Clean Energy Revolution
Bates Clean Energy Terminal – Redevelopment Signals Clean Energy Revolution

As part of a multi-million pound investment programme, the Port of Blyth has announced the launch of its Bates Clean Energy Terminal, offering enhanced facilities and the opportunity for low carbon focused investment and innovation. This major redevelopment scheme supported by North East Local Enterprise Partnership, strengthens the Port’s reputation as one of the UK’s leading offshore […]

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Global Offshore Develops New Port of Blyth Cable Storage Facility
Global Offshore Develops New Port of Blyth Cable Storage Facility

Major Port client Global Offshore, a leading provider of cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil & gas markets, and part of the Global Marine Group, is to offer a permanent cable storage facility in Blyth. Strategically located at the Port’s Battleship Wharf terminal, the 2,000-tonne capacity power cable carousel offers Global […]

Port of Blyth - Bates Quay development site
Key developments at Port of Blyth showcased at offshore global event
Key developments at Port of Blyth showcased at offshore global event

Port of Blyth and its partner Advance Northumberland are to showcase a number of important developments coming to fruition in early 2021 at the upcoming Global Offshore Wind 2020 conference. Both businesses have major development projects due for completion over the coming months that will provide the renewables sector with significant and timely quayside developments […]

Tyne Bridge, River Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Comment: North East England successful in bid to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) projects which will support inward investment in to the region
Comment: North East England successful in bid to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) projects which will support inward investment in to the region

By Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England I am thrilled with this week’s announcement that the North East has been successful in its bid to the Department for International Trade (DIT) to deliver three High Potential Opportunities (HPO) documents which will support inward investment opportunities in to our region. 19 new HPOs have been […]