This fully operational hub is made up of world-leading organisations, bespoke training services and high-class infrastructure making it a prime destination in Europe for businesses operating in the renewable energy, oil and gas, offshore wind, subsea and decommissioning industries.
In 2000 Blyth became home to the UK’s first windfarm kickstarting the country’s renewable energy revolution. Today, Northumberland has green energy at its core with Energy Central offering a prime location with world class knowledge and expertise, high calibre facilities and premier port services.
The area’s strong heritage in the energy sector has attracted Britishvolt, who will be building their first full scale UK Gigafactory at Northumberland Energy Park, part of Energy Central. The coast of Blyth will also soon be home to five floating, offshore wind turbines. The project from EDF Energy will demonstrate the highly innovative technology and detailed engineering involved in floating offshore wind; it will form a key role in strengthening Northumberland’s identity as a county of green, renewable energy.
Energy Central businesses benefit from a highly connected location including: