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A wish list for how offshore wind contracts are awarded has been shaped by Norfolk and Suffolk businesses hoping to work on Vattenfall's two multi-billion pound offshore wind farms off Norfolk.

Energy and maritime training provider Maersk Training has announced a partnership with East Coast College.

A bid to ensure East Anglia is ready to capitalise on the government's ambitious zero carbon target has been launched.

A Suffolk college hopes its 
new specialised training centre will help cement the region's place on the global energy sector map.

A new £11.7m energy skills centre is set to be unveiled in Lowestoft next month.

The future of a Great Yarmouth business and its 250 employees has been secured following a multi-million pound buyout.

A warning has been issued to householders following a spate of scam telephone calls from someone claiming to be from an energy assessment body.

A couple have moved out of their "forever home" because of fear of harm from electric and magnetic fields (EMFs).

The opening of a state-of-the-art operations building for the region's largest windfarm marks a "fantastic" three decade commitment to Lowestoft and it's people, claim project directors leading a £25 million investment.

Solar panelling is on the cards for a major supermarket in Norwich.

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The businessman behind a bid to turn Downham Market into a "smart town" says this time will be different despite his last attempt to bring a tech campus to the area ending in failure.

An oil and gas firm which collapsed owing more than £1 million has blamed its failure on the death of its boss and falling sales.

The coast of East Anglia will undoubtedly become home to a large proportion of the 37 wind farms the Labour Party has pledged to build if it enters government, an expert predicts.

Jasmine Allen, 19, has only recently left college, but she is now going on to work in the fast-growing renewable energy sector.

Electricity has started flowing from the region's biggest offshore wind farm.

Environmental investment fund buys anaerobic digestion plant on the Suffolk-Norfolk border.

Locally-brewed beer was poured over roofing tiles at a topping-out ceremony during the construction of 40 new energy-efficient family homes.

The power company Norwich City Council is using to offer thousands of people cheaper renewable energy has been hit with a multi-million pound fine - after one of its traders manipulated UK gas prices.

A major investment in an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant on the Norfolk-Suffolk border signals the long-term viability of green gas, an expert said.

A biomass energy plant which has brought jobs and millions to the economy is looking to expand with the building of a new switch room.

A north Norfolk farmer is inviting visitors to see a fast-growing energy crop which he says has boosted his soil health while diversifying his income.

Anyone interested in having their say on the planned Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm can now register to give their views.

Shell has completed a new solar battery storage project on the north Norfolk coast, following a shift to renewable energy.

A petition urging the government to compel the firms behind plans for two windfarms to link their supply lines offshore rather than build separate substations in Norfolk has gathered more than 1,000 signatures.

A region-wide All Energy Industry Council has been formed to combat concerns raised about Norfolk and Suffolk's workforce capabilities.

The bid for Norfolk to become the centre of wind power revolution has stepped up a level with Swedish energy giants Vattenfall holding a supply chain event in Norwich.

Landlords across Norfolk could be wiped out by new energy efficiency rules aimed at cutting tenants' bills but hitting property owners' pockets.

Watchdogs have warned people in Norfolk have been warned to watch out for a scam related to solar panels.

Residents living in a block of council flats in a town centre could save themselves £700 a year in energy bills after plans to install an energy efficient coating around their homes were submitted.

A widow has hit out at solar panel firms who have continuously attempted to charge her for new products since she had panels installed.

More than a dozen firms based on a rural business park are having to rely on generators because of an unpaid power bill, which could be as high as £370,000.

Parish councils in areas affected by construction traffic if the world's biggest offshore wind farm is given the go-ahead have shared their concerns.

The government's energy minister was in Lowestoft today to launch a £250m offshore wind deal that looks set to create several thousand jobs.

Planning hearings are set to be held into a project to build one of the world's largest offshore wind farms - which could see the firm behind the scheme purchase a 50km corridor of countryside.

Almost 2,000 new jobs across 59 businesses have been offered since the launch of a special scheme in 2012, with a hopeful outlook for the future expected.

A Norfolk farming family has ditched its traditional crop rotation to grow maize for energy instead - part of a future-proofing partnership to reduce business risk amid uncertain times.

Volunteers who want a community centre to save money by going green have hit out at council bosses - for blocking its bid for solar panels.

Plans to build a new mid Norfolk police station as part of the force's vision for the future of policing in the county have been earmarked for approval.

The energy industry is once again alight with conversation after a new study has delved into the potential of storing power from wind farms in undersea rock beds.

A new £11.3million skills centre to train people to work in the energy, engineering, maritime and offshore sectors is on schedule to open in Suffolk this autumn.

Plans to build a £200m gas-fired power station on the A140 close to the Norfolk-Suffolk border have been put on hold following an EU court ruling.

Norwich's manufacturing industry has been dealt another blow as it was announced 200 jobs were set to go at a business with nearly 100 years of history in the city.

Sunny north Norfolk weather will soon be put to good use by the district council, which is planning to spend £225,000 on adding 390 solar panels to its Cromer headquarters.

An energy supplier with customers across East Anglia has vowed to improve after being slapped with a ban on taking on new clients by the regulator.

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