Search

East Anglia: EEEGR urges energy firms to help provide snapshot of key growth sector

11:37 11 February 2014

Simon Gray, chief executive of EEEGR

Simon Gray, chief executive of EEEGR

Archant

Energy businesses across the East of England are being urged to take part in a major new survey which will chart the health of the sector and help ensure its future wellbeing.

The aim is to build up a much better picture of the region’s diverse energy world and its supply chain, estimated to employ up to 15,000 people, and help influence where future efforts and resources should be directed.

The online survey is being launched by regional energy 
organisation the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) in association with PwC, RBS and Mills and Reeve.

EEEGR chief executive Simon Gray wants every energy-related company to take part so that the results can be as authoritative and accurate as possible and create the greatest impact on behalf of the industry.

Questions range from issues such as training and retaining and attracting staff to finance, research, location, transport, infrastructure and bad payers.

“With the help of industry, we have compiled a straightforward list of fairly basic questions in a survey which will take 10 to 15 minutes to complete,” said Mr Gray.

“From it, we will gain an invaluable picture of the state of the industry each year and how it is performing.

“It is something we can refine and repeat and, over the years, calculate the health, strength and weaknesses of our industry in the East of England.

“The data will help us in our discussions and deliberations with Government, local authorities, skills providers and the industry itself and allow EEEGR to determine where it should be focusing its maximum attention.”

To take part in the survey visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YWJVP3K.

The results will be analysed and presented at a special event to be organised by EEEGR, which is supported by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

EEEGR represents more than 350 members across the supply chain. It is a non-profit, business-led group committed to the sustained development of the energy sector in the region and the continued success of its members.

It would like to hear from any energy-related business across the supply chain which is based in the region, whether it is in oil and gas, windpower, renewables, nuclear or other energy sources.

0 comments

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Insight

J&S Jewellery was launched three years ago by sisters Jenny and Sophie Laslett and is now turning over £1M a year. Photo : Steve Adams

When launching a jewellery business in late 2012, sisters Jenny and Sophie Laslett used some borrowed money and a spare room. After ordering a small batch from a manufacturer in the Far East, their only customers the first Christmas were friends and family.

Justice Secretary Liz Truss arrives in Downing Street, London, for the first Cabinet meeting of the new government. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday July 19, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Cabinet. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

It is always challenging to take on a job in an industry in which you have no experience, looking to learn on the job while leading.

Green 100

cover

Enjoy the Green 100
digital edition

Read

Mustard TV

Meet the Team

Mark Shields

Business Editor

|

Chris Hill

Agricultural and Farming Editor

|

Shaun Lowthorpe

Business Publishing Editor

|

Sabah Meddings

Business Writer

|

Duncan Abel

Business Development Manager

Business Most Read

Awards

Norfolk Future 50 EDP Business Awards Green 100

Newsletter Sign Up