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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 the Walney Extension community skills fund, dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) organizations around coastal areas of Lancashire and Cumbria, UK.
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.
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.
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.
DONG Energy has revealed details of its Walney Extension community skills fund which will invest GBP 100,000 a year for the next 25 years into equipping people to work in engineering industries in the coastal areas of Lancashire and Cumbria.
Navitus Bay has announced the creation of £8.6 million (€12.1 million) in funding for skills and supply chain engagement as part of its commitment to maximise the benefits felt across the South Coast from the proposed offshore wind park. The funding is part of the s.106 Agreement, negotiated with the local authorities within the project area […]
A doubling of planned funding to improve oil and gas training facilities and develop other energy sector skills courses has been announced by the First Minister. Led by Skills Development Scotland and located at Robert Gordon University, Energy Skills Scotland (ESS) is being backed by an investment package worth £6.5 million – double the […]
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 […]
A Norfolk County Council project to alert SMEs in the region to supply chain opportunities in the offshore wind industry has been approved for GBP 22,000 funding from New Anglia LEP’s first revenue fund. Delivered in conjunction with Vattenfall and Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, this project seeks to build the skills and capabilities of SMEs […]
SSE plc has reopened the Beatrice Partnership Fund and is inviting local Highland and Moray communities in Scotland to apply for grants. Groups and organizations in the two regions are welcome to apply for grants amounting to between GBP 10,000 and GBP 50,000. This deadline for the submission of applications is 25 April by 12:00 […]
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.
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.
The European Commission has published a call for proposals to implement the first phase of the Blueprint for sectorial cooperation on skills throughout the maritime technology industries, including offshore wind.
Thirteen local organisations in Lancashire and Cumbria coastal communities have been awarded grants totalling GBP 250,000 through DONG Energy’s new Walney Extension Community Benefit Fund. Each year, approximately GBP 600,000 will be made available for community projects for the expected 25-year lifetime of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm off the Walney Island coast in Cumbria. GBP […]
Maersk Training in Newcastle has been allocated funding by the European Social Fund (ESF) programme for its courses which introduce and qualify young people to work in the wind energy sector. The aim of the funding is to deliver education and training services to support young people who are 15-24, who are not in education, […]
RWE Innogy UK has awarded over GBP 21,000 to three community projects in Conwy, Wales, through the Rhyl Flats Wind Farm Community Fund. Citizens Advice Bureau Cylch Conwy will receive GBP 9,769 to deliver an ‘Advice and Information at Home’ project. This will enable a caseworker to visit residents who are not able to attend their […]
DONG Energy has launched a GBP 15 million Walney Extension Community Benefit Fund to support community and environmental projects in coastal areas of Lancashire and Cumbria. The fund is part of the community engagement programme for DONG Energy’s Walney Extension offshore wind farm, being built 9 kilometres off the Cumbrian Coast. On completion in 2019, the […]
Maersk Training in Newcastle is inviting South Tyneside residents aged 19 or over to enroll onto its range of funded and accredited education programmes designed to support individuals gain entry into the offshore wind energy market. For anyone aged 19 – 24, places are available on the Wind Turbine Technician Traineeship. This career transition programme provides […]
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a £12 million fund to help people who face losing their jobs in the oil and gas sector to transition into other energy industry and manufacturing employment. The Scottish Government’s Transition Training Fund will help maintain the highly skilled energy workforce in the North Sea region by offering grants to individuals […]
3sun Group has won the Best Skills Initiative Award and the Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) Offshore Wind Award at this year’s EEEGR Awards. The awards celebrate the best of the East of England’s energy industry, honouring the achievements and developments of companies over the past 12 months. Winners were announced at an awards ceremony on […]
Marine Power Systems (MPS) has welcomed the European Commission’s proposal for an Innovation Fund, which aims to strengthen the Emission Trading Scheme and support emerging renewable technologies. The company said that its wave energy technology, the WaveSub, has huge potential to contribute to energy security targets across the EU (and globally) and will reduce reliance on […]
Personnel professionals have been urged to work with partners to address skills gaps and realise the potential for the offshore wind industry to transform the Humber. That was the message from executives of Siemens, which is creating offshore wind manufacturing and assembly facilities in Hull, and other speakers at the first conference focused on workforce […]
More than 199 technicians and 200 small businesses in the North East have benefited from a European Regional Development Funded project (ERDF) related to offshore wind and marine training, delivered by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult. Over the past two years, the project, delivered at the National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, has been […]