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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 […]

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 […]

Energy Central celebrates first year
Energy Central celebrates first year

Energy Central – A premier deep-water offshore energy location based at the Port of Blyth, is celebrating its first year. Located on the Blyth Estuary, Energy Central is a fully operational hub made up of world-leading organisations, skills and infrastructure, making it one of Europe’s outstanding investment destinations for those operating in the oil and […]

Port of Blyth signs on 600 tonne Mammoet crawler crane
Port of Blyth signs on 600 tonne Mammoet crawler crane

Port of Blyth have announced a partnership with international heavy lift and transport specialists Mammoet that will provide customers at the Northumberland port with a superior heavy lift service. As a result of the agreement the Port’s South Harbour terminal will now permanently house a six hundred tonne Mammoet LR1600 crawler crane. South Harbour is […]

Joanne Leng, Chief Executive, NOF Energy
Guest Blog: Joanne Leng MBE, Deputy Chief Executive at NOF Energy, talks about the North East Energy Sector
Guest Blog: Joanne Leng MBE, Deputy Chief Executive at NOF Energy, talks about the North East Energy Sector

In our latest guest blog, Joanne Leng MBE, Deputy Chief Executive of NOF Energy talks about the North East’s energy sector and why the region is a great asset for the global energy industry. Most people agree that the only constant in all our lives is change and this could not be further from the […]

GE Renewable Energy and ORE Catapult sign five-year R&D agreement to advance offshore wind technologies
GE Renewable Energy and ORE Catapult sign five-year R&D agreement to advance offshore wind technologies

GE Renewable Energy and the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult) have signed a five-year research and development agreement to test and develop next generation offshore wind technologies. GE’s recently announced Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine and existing Haliade 150-6MW will undergo advanced test and demonstration programs that accurately replicate real-world operational conditions […]

Port Of Blyth Decom Aerial
Decommissioning licence marks major step towards Blyth decom base
Decommissioning licence marks major step towards Blyth decom base

Port of Blyth has announced a move into the offshore decommissioning market following confirmation of the North East port’s successful application for a decommissioning licence from the UK Environment Agency. Having worked closely with the Environment Agency for 12 months prior to the environmental permit being granted, the Port is now readying a site suitable […]

North East England is a world leader in Subsea and Offshore Renewable Sectors
North East England is a world leader in Subsea and Offshore Renewable Sectors

The North East is at the heart of a globally important offshore renewable energy sector A new audit of the offshore renewable energy industry in the North of England and Scotland (published 21st September) has revealed the strong contribution that the region makes to the UK’s position as a global leader in innovation in offshore […]