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More than 200 young women from across Suffolk and Norfolk took part in an inspirational event aimed at encouraging them into a career in engineering today.

Community-run energy schemes across the country such as local solar and wind projects are powering the equivalent of 130,000 homes, according to a report.

Energy leaders hailed the prospect of jobs for generations to come as the turf was cut for an £11.4m energy skills centre.

Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft firms were among the exhibitors at Europe’s largest offshore wind energy conference.

An energy company which snapped up a disused gas pipeline for £1 says bringing it back into use could deliver £100m of savings and power up to nine million homes a year.

Oil and gas industry figures will today be urged to keep their focus on efficiency as they move to the future with “cautious optimism”.

The “special relationship” between the US and the UK could extend to East Anglia’s offshore wind industry, through a partnership struck by the East of England Energy Group.

The UK has climbed back into the top 10 most attractive countries for investing in renewables, but uncertainty remains for the post-Brexit future, a report has said.

British Gas owner Centrica has hit out at a government proposal to cap energy prices, warning that it could lead to higher bills for consumers and reduce competition.

An Attleborough-based firm has become Carbon Trust-accredited, meaning businesses which have its heat pumps installed could be eligible for grants of up to £10,000.

Independent renewable energy projects in Norfolk generated enough power for more than 200,000 homes in the county last year.

Britain’s largest gas distribution network has marked its independence from former majority stake holder National Grid with a rebrand.

Millions of British households could claim an average of £117 for energy they have paid for but did not use over the winter, figures suggest.

Proposals for a cap on energy prices are a warning to suppliers, an expert has said, but could reduce competition in the sector.

More than 100 new wind turbine technicians have been taken on by energy company 3sun Group, swelling its staff roll to more than 400.

The growing popularity of solar power for households and businesses is expected to lead to an energy surplus that could see UK wind farms asked to turn off their turbines this summer.

Only a quarter of the shale gas in one of the UK’s biggest reserves might be recoverable due to limited space to develop the necessary wells, academics have said.

The construction of the £1.5bn Galloper offshore wind farm has moved into the next phase after the installation of turbine foundations was completed two months ahead of schedule.

The construction of the £1.5bn Galloper offshore wind farm has moved into the next phase after the installation of turbine foundations was completed two months ahead of schedule.

Energy supply chain businesses will be able to discuss the future of the industry and government support with three coastal East of England MPs at a special event.

An energy sector supply chain firm has won a multi-million dollar contract for work in Asia.

An energy industry leader has welcomed government plans to explore options to maximise oil and gas recovery in the North Sea.

The developers of the East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm have hailed the calibre of local businesses present at a supply chain event.

A challenge has been issued to East Anglia’s energy sectors to collaborate for mutual benefit as the industry aims to use the remaining resources in the Southern North Sea.

New figures show complaints by household energy customers reached their lowest point in three years in 2016.

Decommissioning is set to take an ever bigger share of spending in the energy sector over the next decade, according to industry experts.

Collaboration between sectors and technologies – as well as a supportive government strategy – was called for by energy leaders at industry leading conference.

The future prospects for East Anglia’s energy industry will rely on forging links with academic institutions and teaching the right skills to the next generation.

As delegates from across the UK and Europe gather for the East of England’s largest-ever energy conference at the Norfolk Showground today, we asked industry leaders how they saw the sector progressing in the year ahead.

East Anglia’s expertise in renewable power could be harnessed to drive green energy growth in the United States – thanks to a firm operating on both sides of the Atlantic.

The number of households switching their energy supplier has reached a six-year high as consumers face a spate of price rises in coming months.

British Gas owner Centrica has fuelled further controversy over energy prices after reporting another profit rise at its British supply business.

Proposals to build a wood-fired power station in Great Yarmouth have been submitted.

East Anglia’s offshore energy industry has been held up as a potential beneficiary of a new £65m subsea, space and life science training, research and testing centre.

Up to 75 new jobs could be created at Great Yarmouth-based Seajacks after the company was awarded a major installation contract for the East Anglia One wind farm.

Some of the biggest names in energy have been lined up to predict the future of the industry in the Southern North Sea off Norfolk and Suffolk, with organisers promising an “upbeat” tone to discussions.

Hundreds of new jobs will be created with west Norfolk set to become home to a new gas-fired power station.

British firms should be awarded contracts to help build a series of major windfarms off the east coast, an MP has said.

An early report on what two major North Sea windfarms could mean for Norfolk is to be released to county councillors.

Residents have had a first look at plans to build a second substation in their Norfolk village to service a new offshore wind farm.

A renewable energy company is looking to set up a base in a new business park which is being established by a council to bring skilled jobs to north Norfolk.

The director of one of East Anglia’s major ports has urged the region’s energy sector to grasp “the opportunity of a lifetime” and capitalise on offshore wind developments that could secure jobs for this generation and the next.

Leading firms and workers in East Anglia’s energy sector have been honoured for playing their part in a “year of great change” in their industry.

At a time when councils face cutback after cutback, one Suffolk authority has decided to spend £14.5m on a solar farm.

Proposals to build a new £16billion nuclear power station on the Suffolk coast will move a step closer next week.

Offshore firm Fraser Well Management has launched into the Scottish market by expanding into Aberdeen.

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