Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
North East England leads growth in offshore wind sector
North East England leads growth in offshore wind sector

A recent report by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” are needed to prevent increasing levels of global warming. There are many factors that contribute to climate change but our current energy supply is one of the biggest. Today, renewable energy sources […]

Offshore Wind Turbine Project Utilises Port of Tyne
Offshore Wind Turbine Project Utilises Port of Tyne

Heavy lift vessel Aegir is to undertake a number of complex lifting operations at Port of Tyne The deep-water heavy lift vessel Aegir is set to undertake a number of highly complex heavy lifting operations at the Port of Tyne’s Northumbrian Quay in North Shields. The 4,000 ton heavy lift capacity vessel operated by Netherlands […]

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 Supports GMS Hornsea One Jack Up Project
Port of Blyth Supports GMS Hornsea One Jack Up Project

Port of Blyth Supports GMS Hornsea One Jack Up Project With a growing reputation as a major UK offshore energy support base in the billion pound North East subsea industry, Port of Blyth is able to offer clients the service, project support and expertise they require to prosper. The Port is now home to a […]

Offshore Wind North East 2017
North East England Hosts Major Offshore Wind Conference And Exhibition To Showcase Region’s Offshore Renewables Capabilities
North East England Hosts Major Offshore Wind Conference And Exhibition To Showcase Region’s Offshore Renewables Capabilities

NOF Energy, in partnership with Energi Coast, is to host the Offshore Wind North East 2017 Conference and Exhibition on 9 November in County Durham, as part of a week of activity in the North East of England coinciding with Renewable UK’s national Offshore Wind Week initiative (6-10 November). Taking place at Hardwick Hall in […]

Blyth plays host to Department for International Trade
Blyth plays host to Department for International Trade

An energy delegation from the Department for International Trade, including representatives from the Netherlands, France, Germany and the UK, has visited Blyth in Northumberland as part of a fact finding mission to promote trade and export opportunities in the growing global energy sector. The trip which was organised by Arch, with the support of the […]

Joanne Leng Chief Executive NOF Energy
Offshore Wind in the UK set for a another bumper year in 2017
Offshore Wind in the UK set for a another bumper year in 2017

Construction in the UK’s offshore wind sector saw a real high in 2016, valued at £4.1 billion, a positive increase from the previous year, and importantly accounting for 21% of all UK construction contract value in the year. New analysis from Barbour ABI, a leading provider of construction intelligence services, highlighted the “bumper year” the […]

A partnership approach to selling the North East’s energy strengths
A partnership approach to selling the North East’s energy strengths

Invest North East England and the North East LEP are partnering together to showcase the North East’s strengths at the annual NOF conference, Energy: A Balanced Future. David Pattison, Inward Investment Manager at Invest North East England speaks about how the team is excited to be profiling the region at the upcoming conference; “It’s widely known that […]