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RWE Renewables offshore head appointed to EEEGR board

RWE Renewables offshore head appointed to EEEGR board

East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) has announced Alastair Gill, team lead consents and permits for offshore wind at RWE Renewables, as a director on the EEEGR board.
Digital marketing company goes east to embrace clean energy

Digital marketing company goes east to embrace clean energy

More than 30 new jobs are being created to help the clean energy sector grow, expand and thrive.
Port of Great Yarmouth to benefit from offshore energy investment funding

Port of Great Yarmouth to benefit from offshore energy investment funding

Norfolk County Council (NCC) has recently announced £6 million of funding to deliver an offshore energy Operations and Maintenance (O&M) campus at the port of Great Yarmouth.
Vattenfall questions ‘reality’ of Prime Minister’s wind power promise

Vattenfall questions ‘reality’ of Prime Minister’s wind power promise

Norfolk’s offshore energy sector has given Westminster a reality check after the Prime Minister announced the government’s intention to see the country’s homes powered by wind energy within 10 years.
Could the East become a hydrogen hotspot?

Could the East become a hydrogen hotspot?

Is hydrogen going to be the new oil? Is this reality or hype? One report claims it is an industry that could be worth up to £18bn to the UK economy by 2035. As the Government announces plans to bolster bids around hydrogen generation and the European Commission puts it at the centre of efforts to help achieve the EU’s tough climate targets, what impact could it have?
Renewables look to new opportunities as Covid-19 pandemic offers snapshot into the future of the energy system

Renewables look to new opportunities as Covid-19 pandemic offers snapshot into the future of the energy system

SmartestEnergy’s ‘Smart Generation: State of the Market Report 2020’ outlines how flexibility and maximising merchant revenue models will be key to successful generation projects in the post-subsidy energy landscape.
RWE and SSE Renewables sign up for extension to Greater Gabbard

RWE and SSE Renewables sign up for extension to Greater Gabbard

Two of the world’s leading offshore wind developers have joined forces to develop an extension adjacent to the operational 504 megawatt (MW) Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm, located more than 20 kilometres off the UK coast in the southern North Sea.
Clean energy crucial to the green recovery of our region

Clean energy crucial to the green recovery of our region

The East of England has been labelled the ‘epicentre of energy generation’ and Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft described as ‘honeypots for investment’.
First 10 New Anglia businesses prepare to Get Fit for Offshore Renewables

First 10 New Anglia businesses prepare to Get Fit for Offshore Renewables

Ten companies from the Norfolk and Suffolk region have won out against fierce competition to secure a place in the first intake of the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s industry-backed Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR) New Anglia Programme.
SNS2020: A bright future for the region’s skills, employment and infrastructure

SNS2020: A bright future for the region’s skills, employment and infrastructure

The East of England Energy Group’s (EEEGR) flagship Southern North Sea conference, held online this year, has come to a close with over 4,082 connections made, 1,549 messages exchanged, 335 video meetings scheduled, 870 online discussions conducted, 61 exhibitors and 31 live sessions broadcast across two stages.