Blyth offshore wind farm phase two expansion underway using floating turbines
Blyth offshore wind farm phase two expansion underway using floating turbines
Blyth offshore wind farm phase two expansion underway using floating turbines

EDF Renewables plans to build phase two of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator (BOD) wind farm off the coast of Northumberland using floating offshore wind technology. Once completed it would be among the first projects of this kind in English waters. The first phase of the wind farm consists of 5 wind turbines and was constructed […]

Advanced manufacturing company Metec, makes waves with two multi-million offshore contract wins
Advanced manufacturing company Metec, makes waves with two multi-million offshore contract wins
Advanced manufacturing company Metec, makes waves with two multi-million offshore contract wins

Fast-growing South Tyneside-based Metec UK has won a pair of contracts totalling £5.5million to manufacture sacrificial anodes for the long-term protection of steel jackets and foundations against corrosion used in the offshore renewable energy industry. These recent contract wins – one off the coast of Scotland and two offshore substation jackets off the coast of […]

Port-of-Tyne
PORT OF TYNE LAUNCHES TYNE CLEAN ENERGY PARK TO BOOST NORTH EAST’S RENEWABLES INFRASTRUCTURE
PORT OF TYNE LAUNCHES TYNE CLEAN ENERGY PARK TO BOOST NORTH EAST’S RENEWABLES INFRASTRUCTURE

North East’s ‘most versatile’ clean energy park provides a unique co-location opportunity for the renewables sector with unrestricted, 24/7 marine access Port of Tyne is using the Offshore Wind North East conference as the forum to launch its latest commercial venture, a new green energy park for the north east region.  Tyne Clean Energy Park […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ministerial Approval for Offshore Energy Base Energy Central
Ministerial Approval for Northumberland’s Offshore Energy Base – Energy Central
Ministerial Approval for Northumberland’s Offshore Energy Base – Energy Central

Energy Central, has been recognised as a premier offshore energy base during a visit from the Department for Transport‘s Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani MP. The Minister visited Energy Central last week to learn about its rapid development into one of the UK’s leading offshore energy support facilities and took a tour of its two key features including – […]

Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering
Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering
Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering

Northumberland-based offshore engineering firm, Osbit, is sharing its specialist technical knowledge with clients and partners to improve the effectiveness of offshore operations in the global energy industry. ‘Osbit Insight’ is the offshore equipment supplier’s bespoke technical knowledge sharing and learning offering, designed to spread specialist knowledge through the global offshore energy supply chain. Leading global […]

Port of Blyth is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at one of its terminals investment in training provision for the offshore sector
SKY IS THE LIMIT THANKS TO BLYTH WIND TURBINE TRAINING FACILITY
SKY IS THE LIMIT THANKS TO BLYTH WIND TURBINE TRAINING FACILITY

In a first for the UK wind industry Port of Blyth is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at one of its terminals 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, […]