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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Energy Central Development, Port of Blyth
Energy Central Offshore Wind Demonstrator project: A proposal to develop new prototype turbine test facility
Energy Central Offshore Wind Demonstrator project: A proposal to develop new prototype turbine test facility

The Energy Central Offshore Wind Demonstrator is a new project being proposed. The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult and Advance Northumberland are working in partnership to develop a new facility for testing the next generation of advanced offshore wind turbines, in a move designed to attract inward investment into the County linked with the rapidly expanding […]

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, […]

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Port of Sunderland ready after Dogger Bank announcement
Port of Sunderland ready after Dogger Bank announcement

Port of Sunderland has declared itself “ready, willing and able to deliver”, after a long-awaited Government announcement of investment in Dogger Bank.  The North East port – which is owned and operated by Sunderland City Council, and which stands just minutes from open sea – said it expects to see strong interest in its facilities […]

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International Offshore Wind delegation to visit North East
International Offshore Wind delegation to visit North East

NOF, the business development experts for the energy sector, is welcoming an international delegation to North East England to demonstrate the industrial and economic benefits of the region’s established offshore wind cluster. Taking place between 26-28 June, the visit of nearly 50 government officials, industry leaders and global stakeholders from 21 countries, has been organised […]