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ORE Catapult Testing Facilities Resume Full Operations

National Renewable Energy Centre Blyth
ORE Catapult's Blyth testing facilities

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth has resumed testing and validation activity after introducing measures to ensure staff safety during the COVID 19 pandemic.

A key part of the UK’s national infrastructure for clean energy, ORE Catapult is undertaking critical research, test and validation programmes that are fundamental to progressing major offshore renewable energy projects and growing essential UK supply chains to meet economic growth and decarbonisation targets.

ORE Catapult’s Test Facilities Director, Tony Quinn, said: “Whilst many of our staff continue to work remotely where they are able to do so, the restart of key programmes across our world-leading blades, powertrains, electrical and subsea testing facilities will ensure that the UK can continue to address it’s binding net zero targets and drive economic growth and job creation that will be more important than ever in the coming months”.


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Published
Thu 23 Apr 2020
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Thu 23 Apr 2020

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