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Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft offshore wind firms showcased in industry event at London’s ExCel

PUBLISHED: 16:43 15 June 2017 | UPDATED: 16:43 15 June 2017

The East of England Energy Zone stan at the Offshore Wind Energy 2017 conference and exhibition at London's ExCeL. Katie Snell of OrbisEnergy, Siofra Driver of EEEGR, Roberta Willner of Norfolk County Council, Cheryl Stockwell of Waveny District Council, and Stephanie Pimlott of Great Yarmouth Borough Council. Picture: Great Yarmouth Borough Council

The East of England Energy Zone stan at the Offshore Wind Energy 2017 conference and exhibition at London's ExCeL. Katie Snell of OrbisEnergy, Siofra Driver of EEEGR, Roberta Willner of Norfolk County Council, Cheryl Stockwell of Waveny District Council, and Stephanie Pimlott of Great Yarmouth Borough Council. Picture: Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

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

Offshore Wind Energy 2017 at London’s ExCeL exhibition centre brought together more than 10,000 professionals from across the continent and showcased 500 exhibitors from all parts of the industry.

As part of efforts to drive investment and business in offshore wind across the region, Norfolk County Council, Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Waveney District Council organised a stand to promote the area’s supply chain, under the banner of the East of England Energy Zone.

A total of 10 businesses from Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft were on the stand, including Peel Ports Great Yarmouth, Clarkson Port Services, Venko Offshore, SCORE, OrbisEnergy, SSCS and EEEGR.

Other Yarmouth businesses had stands at the conference, including Seajacks, 3sun Group, and Proserv.

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