Offshore wind manufacturing in Humber and North-East lands £180m of funding

Funding will support a monopile factory in Humber and a facility that will create components for next-generation wind turbines in Newcastle

Equinor triples UK hydrogen production ambition to 1.8GW

It is leading the H2H Saltend project, a first-of-its-kind 600MW gas reformer that will produce hydrogen from natural gas with carbon capture technology, in the Humber region

Zero Carbon Humber: £75m bid submitted to advance UK’s first net zero industrial cluster

The project is expected to reduce the UK’s annual emissions by 15% and help save around £27.5bn in carbon taxes by 2040

Funding proposal submitted to develop plan to decarbonise Humber region by 2040

The Humber Cluster Plan involves British Steel, Centrica, Drax, Equinor, National Grid Ventures, Phillips 66, SSE Thermal and VPI Immingham

The Humber region ‘could become world’s first zero carbon economy’

That’s according to a new campaign led by Drax Group, Equinor and National Grid Ventures

Humber to host £12m low carbon innovation centre

It aims to help drive innovation through collaboration with SMEs in sectors, including offshore wind

Humber to host £2m offshore wind centre of excellence

The Humber region is to host a new £2 million centre for offshore wind operations and maintenance. It will be based at the University of Hull, with its researchers working alongside the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s innovation team. The five-year partnership will see a series of research and innovation projects developed to improve the […]

DONG withdraws from planned energy park

DONG Energy has withdrawn from a planned marine energy park in the UK. The wind giant was expected to use the park on the Humber estuary as a port facility for its offshore wind operations but said it no longer believed the scheme was cost effective. DONG Energy were meant to be the “anchor investor”, […]

National Grid awards £150m gas pipeline contract

A £150 million contract for a gas pipeline project has been awarded by National Grid. As part of a joint venture, Skanska, PORR and A.Hak will design and build a replacement high pressure gas pipeline within a tunnel, underneath the River Humber from Paull to Goxhill. The three-year project will replace the existing pipeline which […]

New national wind energy college seeks experts

A new National College for Wind Energy is calling on industry experts interested in becoming a skills provider. Plans to establish the college was announced last year, with the Humber Region chosen as the headquarters. It aims to help the UK close the skills gap, enabling young people to gain professional qualifications. The Humber Local […]