Operators, developers, supply chain companies, skills and training providers and schools and colleges took part in the record-breaking SNS2019, organised by the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) to showcase the eastern region’s buoyant ‘all-energy’ sector. (more…)Read More
Charlie Jordan, East Anglia ONE Project Director for ScottishPower Renewables (SPR), gave an update on the construction of the East Anglia ONEoffshore wind farm at the Southern North Sea Conference & Exhibition today (16 May 2019). Located in the North Sea, about 34 kilometres off the coast of Suffolk, the project is expected to meet the energy demands of 500,000 British households annually.
Offshore construction is underway at the site, with 50 jacket foundations installed to date. The last five foundations for the project have been fabricated in Belfast and are in the process of being loaded out. Although the project has suffered with challenges with foundation fabrications, SPR maintains that the project will be completed according to schedule.Read More
At the Southern North Sea conference today, energy suppliers and stakeholder groups have formed the Council to boost local job opportunities, trade, investment, productivity and growth within the industry, delivering the National Industrial Strategy and relevant Sector Deals. One of the key priorities for the Council will be to develop the offshore wind cluster in parallel with planned investment and development across the energy industry.Read More