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GE Hires Manor Renewable Energy for Merkur Works
OrbisEnergy tenant, Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has won a contract to supply temporary power, personnel and a multi-purpose vessel to GE Renewable Energy for the Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.
Fred. Olsen’s CTV to Operate on Vattenfall’s Lillgrund Offshore Wind Farm
Vattenfall has selected OrbisEnergy tenant, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier to supply a crew transfer vessel (CTV) to service the 110MW Lillgrund offshore wind farm in Sweden.
Grant boost for wind turbine blade robot
A robotic crawler to inspect wind turbine blades is being developed with the help of a £50,000 grant from the SCORE Innovation fund.
Supply chain jobs created as onshore work starts for OrbisEnergy tenant East Anglia One windfarm project
Supply chain jobs created as onshore work starts for East Anglia One windfarm project - Suffolk and Essex Business News - East Anglian Daily Times
Young people need more opportunities in offshore wind, student tells industry
Young people need more opportunities to investigate potential career paths in the fast-expanding offshore wind industry, a sixth former told more than 200 industry delegates.
Port expansion plans revealed as offshore wind operators outline investment
Possible further expansion of Peel Ports Great Yarmouth to accommodate the fast-growing offshore wind business off the east coast was announced at an event celebrating the industry’s success.
JOBS, MULTI-BILLION INVESTMENT AND INNOVATION ACHIEVED BY NINE YEARS OF RENEWABLES HUB
More than 1,100 new jobs, £7billion investment and world-leading innovation has been nurtured in the East of England by the hub for the rapidly-growing offshore renewables industry.
Galloper delivers first power
innogy SE today [7th November] announced that Galloper Offshore Wind Farm has generated power for the first time on 5th November. The project achieved financial close in November 2015 and over the last two years, led by innogy, the project has been constructed from the onshore grid connection in Suffolk to the Galloper site 30km off the coast in the Thames Estuary.
Leading players in offshore wind celebrate East of England’s leading role
The East of England’s highly-prized position at the centre of the UK’s fast-developing offshore wind industry will be celebrated at an event in the region next week.
UK DfT Accredited Port Facility Security Officer Course (3 days) Wednesday December 13, 2017 8.30am- 4.30pm OrbisEnergy, Wilde Street, Lowestoft, NR32 1XH
Aspire2BLean Lunch & Learn Tuesday January 9, 2018 12.00- 13.00 Boardroom, OrbisEnergy, Wilde Street, NR32 1XH
Having worked within the property department for 9 years, I have had the pleasure of working within the majority of the Nwes sites in the Norfolk and Waveney area. For the last 2.5 years I have been based at OrbisEnergy and more recently as Senior Coordinator overlooking the renewable hub and team.
Devon has joined the team at OrbisEnergy as an Administration Coordinator in November 2014 and more recently a Centre Coordinator in January 2016. Having previously worked within various customer service roles she is pleased to be able to apply her skills and knowledge to her position at OrbisEnergy.
She is keen to build a strong understanding within the Offshore Renewable industry, whilst being able to develop a good mind for business and sales.
Johnathan is responsible for all aspects of business and supply chain development for the flagship innovation and incubation centre for offshore renewables in the east of England, OrbisEnergy.
Matt’s role is Technical Support Manager, his main duty is leading the European Clusters for Offshore Wind Servicing Project (ECOWindS, www.ecowinds.eu) on behalf of Nwes. In addition to ECOWindS Matt’s role is provide support for the property team and to carry out specific project work.
John is Managing Director of Nautilus, Director of Nwes and Hub Director of OrbisEnergy and Beacon Innovation Centre. He is a mechanical engineer and has broad experience gained over 40 years in the international offshore industry.