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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 […]
Ørsted has named the winners of the second round of its annual GBP 75,000 East Coast Skills Fund, part of the company’s GBP 465,000 East Coast Community Fund 20-year annual commitment and community engagement programme for Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms.
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.
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.
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 […]
Ørsted has awarded nineteen organizations from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk in the UK with grants from the third round of its East Coast Community Fund.
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.
Ørsted has announced the winners of the first round of its new GBP 75,000 Skills Fund, a part of the company's GBP 465,000 East Coast Community Fund.
Denmark-based Ørsted has awarded seventeen local organisations from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk, UK, with grants from the second round of its East Coast Community Fund.
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.
An independent panel has been established to review applications and determine which projects will receive funding in the first round of the GBP 3 million Beatrice Partnership Fund.
East of England companies looking at investing and expanding into the German offshore wind market can meet experts from Germany Trade and Invest at a ''Doing Business in Germany'' event which will be held at OrbisEnergy in Lowestoft on 3 November. Germany Trade and Invest has partnered with OrbisEnergy to help establish itself as a partner for […]
DONG Energy will have invested GBP 5.4 billion in developing offshore wind farms off the coast of North West England by 2019, a new report has revealed. The overall GBP 5.4 billion investment includes GBP 2.7 billion investment across the four currently operational wind farms – Barrow, Walney, Burbo Bank and West of Duddon Sands – and a […]
ScottishPower Renewables has made a final investment decision for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. The company will now progress with the development of the wind farm, aiming to put it into operation by 2020. The project has a capacity of 714MW, enough to power the equivalent of 500,000 homes or the majority of the […]
The East of England’s unique all-energy coast is key to the East Anglian powerhouse alongside new technology and science, the Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis told energy leaders at the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) annual general meeting. “The opportunities are here – in decommissioning in the Southern North Sea offshore wind and nuclear. There is […]
Johnathan Reynolds, business development lead for renewables and innovation hub OrbisEnergy in Lowestoft, Suffolk, and director of energy firm Nautilus Associates, said that East of England businesses can be confident of the development of many offshore wind farms off their coast. As the supply chain in the East of England prepares to compete for work with developers of […]
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 […]
Redcar MP Ian Swales has expressed the Coalition Government’s commitment to the offshore wind industry. The Liberal Democrat MP met with Alex Dawson, Chairman of Energi Coast, close to the new Teesside Wind Farm ahead of the Government’s new Energy Bill, which is expected to be published before the end of November. Ian Swales MP […]
Narec in collaboration with the Sector Skills Council for science, engineering and manufacturing technologies (Semta) and the Manufacturers Advisory Service (MAS) is hosting a breakfast briefing at Caterpillar Ltd on Thursday 29th November. This event will address opportunities for up-skilling and training requirements for the offshore renewables sector as well as other business support opportunities […]
Colchester Institute has announced that work has commenced on creating a new Energy Skills Centre for Harwich. Set to be open for January 2013, the Centre will provide the opportunity for hundreds to develop relevant skills necessary to take advantage of the current and future opportunities in the low carbon economy and the offshore wind […]
Energi Coast has warned the Government’s delay on announcing levels of financial support for renewable energy will put jobs and investment at risk. It was announced yesterday that the Renewables Obligation (RO) banding levels of government funding, which were originally expected to be set in the spring and again before this summer’s parliamentary recess. Unfortunately, […]
South Carolina has the infrastructure to establish a wind-energy cluster across the state. And with new initiatives under way to create a trained workforce for the industry, the state can become a wind-energy hub for North America. Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, director of business development at the Clemson University Restoration Institute, said Thursday during the Southeastern Coastal […]
The requirement for workers in the UK offshore wind market is expected to increase from the current 10,000 to 36,000 by 2032, according to the Skills and Labour Requirements of the UK Offshore Wind Industry 2018 to 2032 report by Aura Wind Energy and partners.
The developers of the 900MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm have welcomed the UK government's confirmation that the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction will open in April 2017, adding that the project is well prepared to submit a bid into the next auction and is in an excellent position to compete for a share of […]
ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) has agreed a 2016 sponsorship agreement with the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) for five important industry events in East Anglia this year. The deal comes on the back of ScottishPower Renewables’ final investment decision for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm, which will see the £2.5 billion project go […]
Lowestoft will feel the imminent impact of real jobs for the area from more than £4 billion being invested in the development of two offshore wind farms through its port, Johnathan Reynolds, business development lead at Lowestoft renewables hub OrbisEnergy said. Activity in the port will start “very soon” with long and short-term job creation […]