A Spin on Offshore Wind is the brand-new podcast brought to you by Energi Coast, North East England’s offshore wind cluster.
In this series of podcasts join NOF’s Caroline Lofthouse as she brings you insights, project updates and interviews from key cluster members who are shaping offshore wind. From subsea cables to the US supply chain and regional development, A Spin on Offshore Wind has all aspects of the industry covered.
You can find A Spin on Offshore Wind on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud and Youtube, alternatively you can visit energicoast.co.uk
Exploring Opportunities at the Sofia Offshore Wind Farm
In this episode Caroline will be hearing all about the Sofia Offshore Wind Farm from RWE Renewables’ Supply Chain Manager, Graham Wright.
She'll also be speaking to Stuart Fitzpatrick from GE Renewable Energy, which is supplying a high voltage director current electrical transmission system for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm.
In this episode, Caroline will be talking innovation with Professor Simon Hogg, who is Ørsted Professor in Renewable Energy and Head of the Department of Engineering at Durham University.
She'll also be speaking to Vaughan Di Mascio from VRAI, who will talk about how innovation is at the heart of their business.
Dogger Bank Wind Farm and Supporting Innovation
In this episode, Caroline will be looking at the largest offshore wind development in the UK, the Dogger Bank Wind Farm with its North East Stakeholder Manager Tom Nightingale.
She'll also be speaking to Claire Canning, who is the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership Programme Manager about the partnership and how it supports innovation in the sector.
UK Supply Chain in the Global Market
In this episode, Caroline is joined by NOF board member Alan Lowdon OBE and JDR Cables director John Price . They look beyond our own shores to discuss how the UK supply chain has established itself as part of the global market, the geographies in which it's present and the role of the North East in exporting expertise.
Inward Investment in Offshore Wind
In this episode, host Caroline Lofthouse is joined by Chris Beck, Director of Business and Skills at the Tees Valley Combined Authority and Guy Curry, a Director at Invest North East England.
This week's episode focuses on inward investment and why North East England is an ideal destination for companies looking to establish themselves in the region and be part of the supply chain cluster.
The story of the offshore wind supply chain
In this episode, host Caroline Lofthouse speaks to Tony Quinn who is the Chair of Energi Coast.
With more than 40 years in the power generation industry, Tony is also Test and Validation Director at ORE Catapult, which has its National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth in Northumberland.
He tells Caroline about why the North East of England has become integral to the offshore wind industry and the influence of its strong supply chain.