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Check out the OrbisEnergy News section on a regular basis for the most up to date stories and intelligence from our tenants, plus information from regional and national industry sources.

EEEGR, OrbisEnergy, UK DIT Discuss Offshore Wind Opportunities Over Breakfast

Managers from companies in the local supply chain met for breakfast on Tuesday morning at the OrbisEnergy building in Lowestoft to hear a presentation delivered over a video link from Michiel Hendrickx, the UK Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Senior Trade Advisor in the Netherlands.

View > October 19, 2017

Energy Minister to meet 200-strong industry delegation at Westminster

Energy Minister Richard Harrington will hear how important the unique all-energy East of England is to the nation’s future energy security from a 200-strong industry delegation at Westminster next week.

View > October 16, 2017

EA1 Leads to One of Europe’s Largest Archaeological Digs in 2017

The onshore works for East Anglia ONE underground cable have unearthed a historical treasure for the Suffolk area. So far evidence from the Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman period, Anglo-Saxons and into the medieval period has been found, making this one of Europe’s largest archaeological digs this year, according to OrbisEnergy tenant ScottishPower Renewables.

View > October 13, 2017

Related wind firms create single O&M provider

Four well-known renewables firms have joined forces to create an unparalleled operations and maintenance (O&M) service provider for offshore wind farm operators.

View > October 10, 2017

Siemens Gamesa to Service Greater Gabbard for 5 More Years

Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (GGOWL) has extended the service contract with Siemens Gamesa for the 504MW offshore wind farm featuring 140 SWT-3.6-107 turbines. The new contract will run until 2022.

View > October 9, 2017

Expanding Personnel Company moves into Offshore Renewables Hub

A specialist engineering personnel company, which is expanding its workload and services, has moved into a prestigious offshore renewable energy hub to help it grow in the future.

View > October 5, 2017

Tidal Transit Equipping Its CTVs with Marfle Diagnostics

Tidal Transit’s crew transfer vessels (CTVs) Eden Rose and Tia Elizabeth are the first two in the company’s fleet to be fitted with Marfle data collectors, after the UK CTV operator signed an agreement with the marine fleet productivity specialists Marfle.

View > October 5, 2017

Murphy Set to Start Installing East Anglia ONE Onshore Cables

J. Murphy & Sons Limited (Murphy) has been awarded onshore cable construction contract for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. The works are set to begin in early October and to be finished at the end of the summer in 2018.

View > October 2, 2017

Vattenfall Seeks Vesterhav Nord & Syd Onshore Grid Contractors

Vattenfall has invited companies to pre-qualify for the tender call for the supply and installation of the Vesterhav Nord and Vesterhav Syd onshore grid. Following the selection phase, the developer is expected to invite tenders in D

View > September 28, 2017

ODE to Support Vattenfall’s Offshore Wind Projects

Vattenfall has awarded ODE, an integral part of the DORIS Group, with two framework agreements for its offshore wind projects across Europe.

View > September 28, 2017

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Katie Snell

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 Mills

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 Reynolds

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.

Matthew Holden

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 Balch

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.

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