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  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    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.

  • 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 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    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.

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    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.

  • 21 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Training & Education

    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.

  • 11 November 2012
    Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 1 March 2016

    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 […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    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. 

  • 18 July 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    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, […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    An engineering firm has secured £2.28million to deliver new jobs for Harwich and respond to significant opportunities in the offshore wind sector. AJ Woods Engineering, which is based in the town, is to receive the money from the ‘Growing Places Fund’ following a successful bid to the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP). The loan […]

  • 13 April 2011
    Training & Education

    Today, Narec’s Training Centre in Blyth, Northumberland was officially opened by Sir Ian Wrigglesworth, Deputy Chairman of the Government’s Regional Growth Fund Advisory Panel. The event was also attended by local authorities, colleges and business leaders. Andrew Mill, CEO, Narec said: “The Training Centre is a great addition to our facilities, it is the final […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Training & Education

    The Port of Blyth is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at its Bates terminal as part of a GBP 1 million investment in training provision aimed at the offshore energy sector. This investment has enabled this UK East coast port, through its training arm Port Training Services, to purchase, modify and install a […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Figures will soon become facts for the East of England energy sector as international manufacturers start searching for suppliers to service the UK’s multi-billion pound offshore windpower business. Areva and Dong Energy were among major companies at the EEEGR2012 flagship conference at Trinity Park, Ipswich, urging local supply chain members to stake their claim and […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Forth Ports Limited plans to invest more than GBP 10 million to build a new quayside at the Port of Dundee and turn this port on Scotland’s east coast into a center for the North Sea offshore wind industry. This privately funded investment will result in the development of the quayside at the east end of […]

  • 29 August 2012

    International marine engineering company SeaRoc can confirm that they will charter MPI Adventure to install Narec’s Offshore Anemometry Hub (NOAH), scheduled to take place in October 2012. SeaRoc Operations Director Toby Mead confirmed the Charter Party had been signed and commented: “MPI Adventure is a state of the art vessel coming into this project off […]

  • 21 October 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    OGN, already a major player in the oil and gas offshore construction sector, has received a vote of confidence from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills as part of Round Three of the Regional Growth Fund for its expansion into the offshore wind industry. The North East economy will share in the benefit with […]