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  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A joint initiative by Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex counties to work with China in order to create more jobs by making new export and inward investment opportunities brought a key visit by a Chinese delegation of world-leading manufacturers of wind farm equipment.  The multi-million pound investors from the Jiangsu Province are looking to invest in […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Ports & Logistics

    ScottishPower Renewables has chosen Great Yarmouth port as the base for the construction and installation works at the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. The contract is worth GBP 5 million.  ScottishPower Renewables reached the final investment decision for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm at the end of February, and will now move toward the development of the […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola Engineering and Construction UK Limited (IEC) has contracted Petrofac to design the offshore substation jacket foundation for the East Anglia ONE (EA1) offshore wind farm in tandem with IEC as it executes the topsides design. This is Petrofac’s second project on the EA1 project, with its Project Development group having already completed the basic […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Training & Education

    A group of UK-based companies has launched a training centre to provide a skilled workforce for wind farms located offshore the UK east coast, with developers, operators and supply chain companies supporting the training places.

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Twenty one local organisations in coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk have secured a total of GBP 195,000 in grants in the first round of DONG Energy’s GBP 9.3 million East Coast Community Fund.

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Tidal Transit has won the ‘Small Growing Business’ section of the 2014 Mayor’s Business Awards. Tidal Transit is one of North Norfolk’s most vibrant small businesses, having built a fleet of three state of the art personnel transfer vessels [PTVs] which are currently on long-term charter to the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. A fourth […]

  • 24 January 2016

    Offshore Wind Developers Help Solve a Century-Old Mystery Whilst undertaking detailed seabed scanning for the development of wind farm projects in the East Anglia Zone, off the coast of Norfolk and Suffolk, wind farm developers ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Vattenfall uncovered something they weren’t expecting – an ‘uncharted’ wreck of a WWI German submarine, missing […]

  • 30 October 2012

    Wood Group has been awarded a £17 million management contract to fabricate, install, commission, operate and maintain two weather monitoring stations in one of the UK’s largest offshore wind farm developments off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. The project will be delivered by the Wood Group Kenny business unit, including leading renewable energy consultancy SgurrEnergy. […]

  • 24 January 2013

    East Anglia Offshore Wind (EAOW), a 50-50 joint venture between ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall, has appointed Royal HaskoningDHV as the lead Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) consultant on two major offshore wind farms – East Anglia THREE and East Anglia FOUR. The appointment comes shortly after a planning application was submitted for the 1,200MW East Anglia […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul Group has completed the installation and burial of the export cables for DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom.

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Rix Sea Shuttle has won a contract to supply two crew transfer vessels to the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm, currently under construction off the coast of Norfolk. The contract, with Norwegian oil-major Statoil, will see the vessels the Rix Leopard and Rix Lion carry technicians to and from the Dudgeon situated around 20 miles offshore from Cromer. The value […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    While the East of England energy industry is poised for a massive portion of the £50bn capital investment over the coming decades, there are signs that the region’s businesses are already spending a small fortune to ensure they are properly prepared to fight for a slice of the cake. “There’s clearly tremendous confidence and professional […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall have today awarded contracts worth over £17m for the fabrication, installation and operation of two weather monitoring stations for the 7200MW East Anglia offshore Wind zone off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. The contracts have been awarded to Aberdeen based Wood Group, with Steel Engineering of Renfrewshire being awarded the key […]

  • 6 July 2015

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Work has started in Norfolk on the onshore connection for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm with the national grid. The wind farm, located 20 miles off the coast of Cromer in North Norfolk in water depths of 18-25m is a project by Norwegian companies Statoil (35%) and Statkraft (30%), and […]

  • 28 March 2011

    Thousands of wind turbines being built off the East of England will create massive opportunities for the region’s energy businesses to win major contracts for operational and maintenance work. But nearly 200 delegates at RenewableUK’s first event in the East of England – at OrbisEnergy, Lowestoft – were also warned of the complexities and demands […]

  • 14 June 2011

      Tidal Transit Limited will be showing off a model of is 20m fibre glass catamaran, the first of which is due in UK waters in Q4 2011, to the visitors of Seaworks in Southampton next week. The boat has been designed by Adam Wright, of Thornham (Norfolk) to meet the specific needs of the […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    On July 3, Smulders Projects was awarded the contract for the supply of 67 Transition Pieces for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm.  The Dudgeon Offshore Windfarm will be constructed on the coast of Norfolk, South East England. The wind farm comprises 67 monopile foundations on which 6 MW turbines will be placed. This large capacity […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Ofgem today announced shortlists of bidders competing to own and operate transmission links to the Dudgeon, Rampion and Race Bank wind farms, situated off the coasts of Norfolk and Sussex.

  • 3 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    UK’s energy market regulator Ofgem plans to launch Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) Tender Round Five (TR5) in October 2016 which will enable bidders to compete to own the transmission assets of five offshore wind farm projects. The five offshore wind projects have a combined capacity of 2.3GW. The Tender Round 5 will include the transmission systems […]

  • 22 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    John Best, the founder and face of EEEGR (the East of England Energy Group), is to stand down as chief executive after 11 years to take on a new job. He will move to an executive management position as Head of Sustainable Energy,UKwith Norfolk-based Fendercare Marine.  EEEGR chairman Alan Barlow said Mr Best will leave […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has postponed the decision deadline for the Hornsea Project Three development consent order application until 31 March 2020. The decision deadline was postponed from 2 October to 31 March 2020 to allow for additional information and comments to be submitted related to two […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has launched the second community consultation for the Norfolk offshore wind farm extensions in the UK. The developer has also published the Preliminary Environmental Information Report (PEIR) for the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Extension Projects (SEP and DEP). The two projects will double the capacity of the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon […]

  • 20 July 2012

      The Duke of York will be in Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk on Tuesday 24th July 2012, when he will be visiting Scira Offshore Energy and meeting staff from Gardline, the marine sciences company based in Great Yarmouth. His Royal Highness is interested to learn more about the rapidly developing offshore renewables industry in the UK. The […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Triton Knoll is set to start survey works on the dunes and beach at Mogg’s Eye, Anderby, Lincolnshire, as the 900MW offshore wind project moves into the design phase after consent was granted for its Electrical System in September. Up to three days of survey works are scheduled to begin on Wednesday, 3 November, using […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Hull will host the North Sea Offshore Wind conference on October 10, reports Yorkshire Post. The Yorkshire and Humber is home to over 20 wind energy projects and centrally located to Britain’s three largest Round 3 offshore wind development zones – Dogger Bank, Hornsea and Norfolk. The event will consist of a conference, brokerage event […]