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  • 12 March 2015

    Hull and Humber’s emerging renewable energy sector is being promoted across Europe through a series of international exhibitions that are being supported by the Green Port Growth Programme (GPGP). Under the Humber Renewables brand, the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), local authority partners and private sector representatives will visit Copenhagen, Paris, Glasgow, London and Liverpool […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The marketing of the Humber to potential investors in offshore wind will step up a gear next week with the launch of the new Humber Renewables brand and a major exhibition presence. The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, which is leading the work, will launch the brand and a new brochure promoting the Humber at an […]

  • 25 July 2012

    The membership of the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s new Advisory Board has been announced as it met for the first time this morning. The Advisory Board, which is made up of leading business figures from around the Humber, exists to scrutinise and support the Humber LEP’s activities. It will act as a “sounding board” for […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Humber region’s offshore wind energy businesses are taking centre stage in London this week. Team Humber Marine Alliance member companies are out in force in the capital for the Global Offshore Wind conference and exhibition, and to mark the launch of the new Humber Renewables brand. The strength and breadth of the Humber region’s […]

  • 15 January 2013

    Business and council leaders around the Humber have submitted a landmark proposal to Government that would accelerate the area’s development as an offshore wind cluster. The proposed Hull & Humber City Deal has been drawn up by the four Humber local authorities and the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), following an invitation from Cities Minister […]

  • 16 January 2013

    Emphasising the Humber’s mix of energy sources will help the region compete globally, according to a businessman backing a renewables awards event. Richard Tuplin, director of The Insurance Partnership, said the wider area must demonstrate its broad portfolio of green energy developments to ensure it is seen as a true centre of excellence for the […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The Humber’s growing renewable energy manufacturing and engineering sector is to come under scrutiny at a major regional event. Manufacturing the Green Economy, organised by Team Humber Marine Alliance in collaboration with EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, will be held in Willerby on April 4. Headline speakers include: Lord Haskins, chairman of the Humber Local Economic […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Hundreds of new jobs are set to be created in North East Lincolnshire after Danish utility giant DONG Energy was awarded up to  £1.1m from the ‘Growing the Humber’ Regional Growth Fund. The fund is run by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership and North East Lincolnshire Council and supported by the Government’s Regional Growth Fund. […]

  • 23 January 2013

    AWARDS dedicated to the Humber’s green energy industry showcase the “talent” the region offers the sector, according to a legal expert working with renewables developments. Mark Dixon, of Hull-based Rollits, said the Humber Renewables Awards bring together individuals, businesses and other organisations which are all playing their part to make the area a leading centre […]

  • 15 October 2012

    An awards event dedicated to recognising excellence in the region’s renewable energy industry is returning for the second time. The Humber Renewables Awards 2013 will be bigger than its first outing, earlier this year, with the addition of two new categories. The awards are the only event of their type dedicated to the emerging green […]

  • 23 March 2012

     LEP chairman Lord Haskins has revealed that discussions on Humber Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEPs) enterprise zone at Paull are taking place, reports Insidermedia. While talking about Humber’s great potential in renewable energy sector, Lord Haskins said: “This area is considered by government to be one of the most strategic locations for offshore wind and renewable […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Chinese politicians and business people are looking to the Humber as they forge ahead with plans for 68GW of operational offshore wind capacity by 2035.

  • 14 March 2013

    Humber Gateway offshore wind farm, located 8km off the East Yorkshire coast, just north of the mouth of the river Humber, will have 73 turbines and together the turbines will have an installed capacity of up to 219MW, which is enough electricity to power up to 170,000 UK homes – more than one and a […]

  • 20 June 2012

    The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has become a limited company and relocated to a new office in Hull’s Fruit Market The LEP has moved into the ground floor of 48 Queen Street, the building which is home to the World Trade Centre Hull & Humber. The move was agreed recently by the LEP Board […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Driving down costs is one of the biggest issues for companies wanting a place in the renewables supply chain, says a Humber-based industry expert. Developers looking to find suppliers and partners will increasingly expect a focus on cost-reduction according to Andrew Oliver, head of renewables at legal firm Andrew Jackson, which has offices in Hull […]

  • 18 August 2011

      AN installation contract on one of the Humber’s latest renewable energy projects has been won by a North Killingholme firm.   [mappress] Source: thinkprogress, August 18, 2011

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has revealed plans to open a base of operations in Grimsby which would service the offshore wind sector. The announcement is part of ORE Catapult’s expansion plans in the Humber, which would create 50 to 70 jobs in the region in the next 10 years. With a portfolio of […]

  • 12 September 2012

    The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership is to lead a Humber-wide presence at one of the UK’s largest renewable energy events. The LEP, together with businesses and local authorities, will be there under the Humber Renewables banner, promoting the area for trade and investment. Over 5,000 participants are expected at Renewable UK’s 34th Annual Conference and […]

  • 6 August 2013

    The Humber LEP welcomes the publication of the Government’s offshore wind strategy. The strategy formalises and brings together the key strands of sector for the industry to strengthen the UK position, where there is already more wind operation than the rest of the world combined. The Humber is well placed to create a large proportion of the 30,000 jobs linked […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Official Government trade statistics have confirmed the central role that the Humber ports in general and Immingham in particular play in the economic life of the region and country. The figures show an increase in tonnage handled at Grimsby and Immingham in 2013 to 62.6 million tonnes, a 4% increase on 2012. Hull and Goole […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) Regional Director Humber, Simon Bird has called for the region to grasp what he calls a ‘unique opportunity’ as the Humber prepares to make its voice heard in the Northern Powerhouse debate, following the appointment of Brigg and Goole MP Andrew Percy to the role of Northern Powerhouse Minister.  Speaking to a […]

  • 21 March 2012

    NORWEGIAN businesses have been encouraged to partner Humber-based companies to secure work in the UK’s offshore wind market. A leading renewable energy expert has promoted the region’s potential and highlighted the readiness of its businesses to join Scandinavian firms in forming the industry’s emerging supply chain. Speaking at a major offshore wind power conference in […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dale Power Solutions of Scarborough, which makes and services uninterrupted power systems and generators, is the latest company to join Hull-based Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA), as the company is targeting the Humber region because of its increasing importance as a renewable energy hub. Mark Carter, business support manager at Dale Power, said there was endless […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) has signed up Aalco as its 200th member company,  nearly 20 years after the business development organisation was formed. John Coates, sales and marketing manager of Aalco, Hull, said: “With the recent announcements by and on Able Marine Energy Park, CS Wind, Dogger Bank and the development of Green Port […]

  • 6 March 2012

    IT IS an industry experts predict will be worth £15 billion to the Humber over the next few years. On Friday, March 2, companies helping to cement our region’s position as the UK leader in renewable developments were recognised at an awards ceremony in Hull. More than 150 guests gathered at the Deep for the […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-based offshore wind power developer DONG Energy plans to invest GBP 6 billion in the Humber region over the period of 2013 – 2019, according to a new report released during the UK’s first Offshore Wind Week. The report titled Impact of DONG Energy Investments in the Humber Area  shows that over the period 2015 – 2020, DONG […]