Dramatic falls in the costs of offshore wind projects have moved the industry closer to a potentially subsidy-free future - which energy experts believe could unlock further projects in the region.
The scale of the damage done to jobs in the oil and gas industry as a result of low oil prices has been revealed in a sector report.
A new strategy has been revealed to better exploit gas fields in the Southern North Sea (SNS) – with the hope it could provide a boost to the industry on the East Anglian coast.
Energy leaders hailed the prospect of jobs for generations to come as the turf was cut for an £11.4m energy skills centre.
Young people from across the region will be able to learn skills putting them at the “cutting edge” of the energy industry after a multi-million pound centre was given the green light.
Innovators in offshore wind energy must continue work to drive down costs as the sector asserts increasing dominance over the East of England coast.
The “special relationship” between the US and the UK could extend to East Anglia’s offshore wind industry, through a partnership struck by the East of England Energy Group.
Energy supply chain businesses will be able to discuss the future of the industry and government support with three coastal East of England MPs at a special event.
A challenge has been issued to East Anglia’s energy sectors to collaborate for mutual benefit as the industry aims to use the remaining resources in the Southern North Sea.
Collaboration between sectors and technologies – as well as a supportive government strategy – was called for by energy leaders at industry leading conference.
The future prospects for East Anglia’s energy industry will rely on forging links with academic institutions and teaching the right skills to the next generation.
Gas operators must find ways of working with the offshore wind energy industry and exploit remaining gas reserves in the Southern North Sea (SNS) for a prosperous future.
Pioneering cost-cutting technology for the pipeline industry is being hatched by a Norfolk company drawing on half a century of experience in the specialist sector.
A programme offering scholarships to students at the University of East Anglia who are keen to get into careers in the energy industry has been extended.
ScottishPower Renewables and the main suppliers on the £2.5bn East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm off the region’s coast will be presenting to businesses at an event in Norwich on March 2.
Companies tapping gas from the Southern North Sea off Norfolk and Suffolk could use wind farm infrastructure to make use of low-pressure wells which were previously deemed unviable.
The developer of one of Norfolk’s largest wind farms has called on businesses to get in early and register their interest in forming part of the project’s multi-million pound supply chain.
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