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Net Zero Teesside Power and Northern Endurance Partnership awarded development consent by UK Government

The planned Net Zero Teesside Power (NZT Power) project, a world-first gas-fired power station with carbon capture, took another step-forward after receiving development consent from the Secretary of State for Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ). Consent was granted following a recommendation from the Planning Inspectorate (PINS).
Saltend Chemicals Park

Equinor’s H2H Saltend project given major boost as planning permission granted

One of the UK’s key decarbonisation projects, H2H Saltend, has been granted planning permission by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council, strengthening its case in forthcoming Government competitions.
The NEP pipelines will enable decarbonisation across the East Coast Cluster

Northern Endurance Partnership confirms acquisition of proposed Humber onshore carbon capture pipelines

Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP), of which Equinor is a partner, completes transfer of onshore Humber CO2 pipeline assets from National Grid Ventures (NGV).

Equinor’s first commercial battery storage asset begins operations

The Blandford Road battery storage asset in the UK has come into operation. The operational phase marks an important milestone in Equinor’s ambition of delivering flexible power solutions in the country.
Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm

Hywind Scotland demonstrates commitment to Scottish communities by supporting local charities

Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm, has made donations to Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance and the Peterhead Area Community Trust. Hywind Scotland, a joint venture between Equinor and Masdar, is committed to actively contributing to vital community services; creating lasting value for local communities through its business activities.
Dogger Bank wind farm - and a support vessel

World’s largest offshore wind farm Dogger Bank produces power for the first time

Major energy security milestone as world’s largest offshore wind farm produces first power.
The Petrojarl Knarr FPSO

Rosebank field to progress in the UK

Equinor and Ithaca Energy have taken the final investment decision to progress Phase 1 of the Rosebank development on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), investing USD 3.8 billion.
Humber bridge.

East Coast Cluster momentum builds as Equinor and bp awarded further carbon storage licence in North Sea

The North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) has awarded a carbon storage licence to bp and Equinor which will allow the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP) to develop further CO2 storage sites to serve the East Coast Cluster (ECC).
Jan De Nul Voltaire vessel carrying Dogger Bank Wind Farm turbine components.

First campaign to install turbines at world’s largest offshore wind farm is underway

The campaign to install the first of 277 turbines at the world’s largest offshore wind farm is underway, marking a major advance in the industry and speeding up the transition to a cleaner, more secure energy system.
Evening photo of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm Operations and Maintenance base

Dogger Bank Operations and Maintenance Base wins Net Zero and Sustainability Constructing Excellence in the North-East awards

The Dogger Bank Wind Farm’s Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base has been awarded the Net Zero and Sustainability awards in the 2023 Constructing Excellence in the North-East (CENE) awards.
2023 Demo Day

Clean energy start-ups graduate TechX Accelerator with £740,000 equity raised

The Net Zero Technology Centre (NZTC) continues to drive transformational technologies through promising clean energy start-ups. The Centre’s 2023 cohort, comprised of 12 pioneering companies, have successfully graduated from the award-winning TechX Clean Energy Accelerator, which Equinor is a strategic partner of, after an intensive 15-week programme.
Group photo from Kollsnes

Students see Humber’s low carbon aspirations first-hand in Norway

A group of students from the Humber has travelled to Norway to learn about the low carbon technologies that could transform their region, as part of a sustainability competition prize sponsored by Equinor.
Hywind Scotland wind turbines

Equinor and NORCE conclude eDNA pilot study at Hywind Scotland

A pilot study completed by Equinor and Norwegian Research Centre (NORCE) has been successful in using environmental DNA (eDNA) to monitor the biodiversity and abundance of marine life in waters around the floating Hywind Scotland wind farm.
Halfdan Brustad, Equinor's VP UK Renewables

Equinor VP of UK Renewables elected to RenewableUK Board

Halfdan Brustad, Equinor’s VP of UK Renewables, has been elected to his first three-year term as a member of the RenewableUK Board, the UK’s major renewable energy trade association
Supply chain event held at Bridge Innovation Centre

Equinor and local supply chain prepare for Celtic Sea floating wind in Wales and Cornwall

Equinor recently bolstered preparedness for local supply chain businesses in the Celtic Sea region through ‘Preparing for Floating Offshore Wind’ events co-organised with ORE Catapult.
Illustration of NZT Power

Decarbonisation project in Teesside selected in UK Government’s competition

The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has announced that Equinor and bp’s carbon capture power project Net Zero Teesside Power (NZT Power) has been selected among the first projects in the Government’s rollout of the first industrial Carbon Capture clusters in our industrial heartlands.