Multi-million pound boost for SMEs in offshore sector

A £2.8 million public-private initiative has been set up to support small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) expand into the offshore wind and marine energy supply chain. The National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) based in Northumberland will help companies develop technologies to cut the cost of offshore installations through its Renewable Energy Technology Accelerator (RETA) […]

Samsung to test wind turbine prototype at new UK facility

Electronics giant Samsung will be the first manufacturer to test a prototype of its new 7MW offshore wind turbine at a newly constructed test facility in the UK. Specially built to test next generation offshore wind turbines, the £48 million National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth, Northumerland was completed last month. Samsung Heavy Industries’ […]