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New solar battery project on the north Norfolk coast completed

Shell has completed a new solar battery storage project on the north Norfolk coast, following a shift to renewable energy.
£59bn investment in offshore energy projects estimated over next 20 years

£59bn investment in offshore energy projects estimated over next 20 years

Almost 2,000 new jobs across 59 businesses have been offered since the launch of a special scheme in 2012, with a hopeful outlook for the future expected.

Energy industry council formed to cash-in on wind farm boom

A region-wide All Energy Industry Council has been formed to combat concerns raised about Norfolk and Suffolk’s workforce capabilities.
‘There may not be another chance like it’: Energy bosses on wind bid

‘There may not be another chance like it’: Energy bosses on wind bid

The bid for Norfolk to become the centre of wind power revolution has stepped up a level with Swedish energy giants Vattenfall holding a supply chain event in Norwich.
‘This makes a real statement’ - energy minister launches £250m offshore wind deal

‘This makes a real statement’ - energy minister launches £250m offshore wind deal

The government’s energy minister was in Lowestoft today to launch a £250m offshore wind deal that looks set to create several thousand jobs.
Norfolk farms stop growing wheat, barley and sugar beet – to focus on energy crops instead

Norfolk farms stop growing wheat, barley and sugar beet – to focus on energy crops instead

A Norfolk farming family has ditched its traditional crop rotation to grow maize for energy instead – part of a future-proofing partnership to reduce business risk amid uncertain times.
Norfolk could be the solution to the UK’s renewable energy crisis

Norfolk could be the solution to the UK’s renewable energy crisis

The energy industry is once again alight with conversation after a new study has delved into the potential of storing power from wind farms in undersea rock beds.
New £11.3million skills centre to train people for energy industries

New £11.3million skills centre to train people for energy industries

A new £11.3million skills centre to train people to work in the energy, engineering, maritime and offshore sectors is on schedule to open in Suffolk this autumn.
Students discover career opportunities in East Anglia’s energy sector

Students discover career opportunities in East Anglia’s energy sector

Young people were brought together with firms from across the energy sector to learn about the jobs available to them now and in the future.
Hundreds more wind turbines could be coming to Norfolk and Suffolk coast

Hundreds more wind turbines could be coming to Norfolk and Suffolk coast

Hundreds more wind turbines could be built off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast, potentially bringing thousands of skilled jobs to the region.