Ledwood Mechanical Engineering, Mainstay Marine Solutions and Celsa Steel UK have been named as the three Welsh companies selected to take part in the first Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR) programme in Wales.
The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has started construction at its Blyth site to transform a former paper storage shed into a home for small scale innovation in the offshore renewables sector.
Nine companies across Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex have celebrated the successful completion of the first East of England Launch Academy, an award-winning technology accelerator programme aimed at revolutionising the UK’s offshore renewable energy sector, from the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.
Fifteen UK businesses have secured a share of £2 million Innovation Grant funding from the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP). The selected companies will be supported by OWGP on projects that could improve the reliability of offshore wind and help decarbonise its operations.
The Digital, Autonomous and Robotics Engineering (DARE) Centre at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s testing facility in Blyth has been opened by minister for energy security and net zero, the Rt Hon. Graham Stuart MP.
Businesses in the North East of Scotland aiming to enter the expanding offshore renewable sector can now apply to the Fit For Offshore Renewables (F4OR) Programme, run by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.