Our engineering skills, proximity to North Sea energy resources, port infrastructure and easy road access have made Northumberland a natural home for the UK’s leading offshore energy industry.
Energy Central – a unique partnership between Advance Northumberland, Northumberland County Council, Port of Blyth and the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult – is located in Blyth, providing a fully operational hub made up of world-leading organisations, skills and infrastructure, making it one of Europe’s outstanding investment destinations for those operating in the energy, oil and gas, offshore wind, subsea and decommissioning industries.
The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult world class test assets and expertise at Blyth gives Northumberland a pivotal role in the development and commercialisation of offshore renewables.
The area’s energy heritage is also helping to power future growth opportunities including significant grid assets and large scale battery storage project opportunities.
Industry-leading companies include, EDF Energy, Royal IHC, Enshore, Texo Group, Osbit.
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