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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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
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 […]