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  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Anglia LEP has welcomed a big new investment in a major wind farm planned off the coast of East Anglia which has won the UK Government approval. Mark Pendlington, Chairman of New Anglia LEP said: “This further confirms the place of East Anglia as a top location in the world for offshore wind. “The […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has awarded fourteen organizations from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk in the UK with grants from the fifth round of its East Coast Community Fund. The East Coast Community Fund was launched in December 2016 as part of Ørsted’s community engagement program for its Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms. The 14 awarded groups […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has opened the second round of its East Coast Skills Fund for applications, with GBP 55,000 available for experienced organisations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)- related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a programme of targeted events.

  • 4 January 2012

    Great Yarmouth could see increase in its population of up to 120,000. This increase would be the prospect of East Anglia Array offshore wind farm construction. Barry Stone, from Great Yarmouth Borough Council, said that increasing the number of houses would be the best way to attract businesses to the town and the area, reports […]

  • 8 January 2013

    Eden Rose, one of Tidal Transit’s growing fleet of purpose designed vessels for use by companies involved in the planning, development, construction and operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms in the Greater Wash and the southern North Sea, made its maiden visit to the Outer Harbour at Wells-next-the-Sea in North Norfolk on Sunday 6 […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK community fund administrator GrantScape has, on behalf of DONG Energy, opened the first round of applications for the East Coast Community Fund available to coastal communities on the Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, and North Norfolk coasts. The East Coast Community Fund has been set up to ensure that local people benefit from the operation of two of DONG’s offshore […]

  • 20 January 2014

    A crewman has been airlifted to hospital this morning after a fire on board a wind farm support vessel 4 nautical miles off Great Yarmouth. Humber Coastguard received a call from the vessel Norfolk Tern just after 8am reporting they had a fire in their starboard engine. They had managed to bring it under control, […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Scira Offshore Energy is evolving the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund, operated by Norfolk Community Foundation, to include a Bursary Scheme for young people from low income families who would like to study engineering at one of three Norfolk colleges. Potential students can now apply for a bursary to support their studies following the launch of […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    This week, Electro-tech, a specialist source and supply company servicing the energy sector, is moving into the Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone, created by the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership. Electro-tech offers UK and global clients a simple and cost effective way to purchase goods from one supplier. Items range from audio cables to […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has issued a preliminary environmental information report revealing project details related to the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm.

  • 20 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Bathymetric Survey at the Robin Rigg offshore wind farm is now complete and the 12 meter Catamaran ‘Norfolk Swift’ has demobilised from this site. A general maintenance programme will continue with the transfer of technicians out to selected turbines by Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) on a daily basis as and when required. There are now […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy’s 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm got the first of two of its offshore substations last week, Smulders reports. The topside and the jacket of the Race Bank 02 substation, loaded out back in June, were successfully installed at the site off Norfolk, UK, by Seaway Heavy Lifting. Iemants and Engie Fabricom are currently building […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has opened the third round of its East Coast Skills Fund for applications, with GBP 55,000 available for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk. The grants will be available to organizations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a program of […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    East Anglia ONE has put Norwich and East Norfolk in a leading position among districts across the UK in 2016, with more than GBP 2.7 billion worth of construction contracts, helped greatly by the year’s largest contract award, the GBP 1.8 billion East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.

  • 20 February 2012

    Ginny Louise, a vessel designed by a Norfolk company to handle the North Sea conditions, enters service today. Operated by Docking-based Tidal Transit, she will be in charge of transferring workers from Lowestoft to the Greater Gabbard site off the Suffolk coast. This £1.5m newbuild is designed to offer stability and safety while transporting people […]

  • 23 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    On behalf of Sheringham Shoal Extension and Dudgeon Extension partnerships (SEP and DEP), Equinor has published a summary of its phase two consultation, which took place in the summer of this year. SEP and DEP will double the capacity of the existing Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast to around […]

  • 7 September 2012

    Tidal Transit Limited has recently created five more seagoing and office-based jobs, which is an indication of the company’s important role in the expansion of Norfolk’s offshore wind industry. Using state-of-the-art vessels, Tidal Transit has contracts with a growing number of offshore wind farm developments in the North Sea to transfer crew from shore to […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk based Fendercare Marine, one of the world’s foremost suppliers of marine products and services, has won a significant contract to supply Yokohama fenders to Eastport UK, Norfolk’s premier port. The contract, won against strong international competition, is for the supply of 17 Yokohama pneumatic fenders measuring 2.0m x 3.5m to be used at the […]

  • 10 February 2012

    A Norfolk-based company has secured a contract to transfer workers between Lowestoft and a proposed Greater Gabbard wind farm offshore Suffolk, reports EDP 24. The five-month contract worth GBP 300.000 will help Tidal Transit create three new jobs. The wind farm, which is located 25 kilometres off the coast of Suffolk, will comprise 140 wind […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    DONG Energy has announced plans for a new GBP 75,000 Skills Fund as part of the company’s annual GBP 465,000 UK East Coast Community Fund.

  • 12 December 2017

    A Cable Relay Station (CRS) for the Norfolk Vanguard project could turn out to be a stumbling stone for Vattenfall’s proposed HVAC option, as North Norfolk District Council pointed to this part of the proposal as the one to be further examined, a little after Happisburgh residents voiced their concerns over this onshore solution at Vattenfall’s consultation session mid-November.

  • 23 January 2013

    Public consultation opened on Monday 21 January on North Norfolk District Council’s (NNDC) proposals to designate 28 hectares of land at Egmere, to the west of Walsingham and south of Wells-next-the-Sea, as suitable for companies supporting offshore wind energy schemes off the north Norfolk coast to locate their operations. The council is seeking to establish […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Iberdrola and ScottishPower Chairman and CEO Ignacio Galan met yesterday with the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon George Osborne MP. The meeting took place in the Treasury in London, where Ignacio Galan outlined Iberdrola’s investment plans and praised the UK’s long track record of a consistent regulatory framework. With the Electricity Market […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Cefas, executive agency of Defra acting on behalf of the UK Government, has been tasked with delivering a programme of R&D data collection to support implementation of Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) within the UK Continental Shelf. MCZs are intended to conserve or improve the UK marine environment. A number of contracts (LOTs) have been awarded […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ​DONG Energy has published an indicative area in which the cables carrying clean electricity from its proposed Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm could be located, and is seeking feedback from local communities in Norfolk. Hornsea Project Three is a 2.4GW project that if built out to capacity will provide enough power for well over […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has allocated grants from the sixth round of its East Coast Community Fund, marking a milestone with the total funds awarded exceeding the million pound mark. The East Coast Community Fund was launched in December 2016 as part of Ørsted’s community engagement program for its Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms. In this sixth […]