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Putting the east at the epicentre of the global energy map

Putting the east at the epicentre of the global energy map

The East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) has reinforced its commitment to the region and the future with the launch of its Customer and Stakeholder Manifesto. New executive chair, Martin Dronfield, tells us more.
Opergy’s Johnathan Reynolds on why it is time for action

Opergy’s Johnathan Reynolds on why it is time for action

In recent weeks, the challenges for all businesses and organisations to understand their role in addressing climate change, develop their own plans towards net zero, and still try to develop new business has become a sharper focus. Johnathan Reynolds, managing director at Opergy, talks about why East Anglia’s clean energy sector could be a part of the solution.
OPINION: How East Anglia Hub windfarm will help make world greener

OPINION: How East Anglia Hub windfarm will help make world greener

When world leaders converge on Glasgow at the end of the month to explore how to address the global climate emergency at COP26, the spotlight will be on clean green energy for homes, businesses, and industry. Ross Ovens, project director ScottishPower Renewables’ £6.5 billion East Anglia Hub, talks about his pride in playing his part in the solution.
How automation technologies improve tidal energy generation

How automation technologies improve tidal energy generation

Beth Ragdale, product manager at energy control system expert Beckhoff Automation UK, explains the role of automation technologies in improving tidal energy generation.
How will the wind blow for the east’s offshore wind opportunity?

How will the wind blow for the east’s offshore wind opportunity?

The East of England: full of promise or at risk of losing its world-leading offshore wind status? Offshore Wind Cluster Champion Martin Dronfield gives his views.
Adapting to a changing energy landscape

Adapting to a changing energy landscape

The East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ) is adapting to meet the ever-growing demands of the energy sector by providing a gateway to the incredible opportunities that the region has to offer.
Aristotle: ‘Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all’

Aristotle: ‘Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all’

Rachel Bunn, training and apprenticeships lead at East Coast College, asks employers to make a pledge to engage with education.
'It’s all to play for in Norfolk and Suffolk as transition to wind energy ramps up'

'It’s all to play for in Norfolk and Suffolk as transition to wind energy ramps up'

David Dukes, head of inward investment at New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, discusses why the transition to wind power has become so important for the Norfolk-Suffolk region.
Realising fresh opportunities in tough times

Realising fresh opportunities in tough times

The oil and gas industry is rising to the challenge of meeting the UK’s energy needs while producing fewer emissions. The SNS is central to plans where skills and expertise nurtured for more than a half a century will be applied to offshore wind, carbon capture and storage, and hydrogen – boosting the UK economy by decarbonisation. Mike Tholen, Oil and Gas UK sustainability director, looks ahead.
'We will all need to work together in harmony to energise the future'

'We will all need to work together in harmony to energise the future'

John Best, energy stalwart and founder of EEEGR, reflects on the last 20 years and how the foundations laid will support the Energy Transition.