The East of England Energy Zone is unrivalled in the UK, with its unique mix of wind power, gas and nuclear energy production, with recognised Enterprise Zone status. The Norfolk coast is at the centre of the world’s largest market for offshore wind. Norfolk has the world’s largest windfarm in development, and the proposed development of Sizewell C nuclear power station will create 25,000 jobs.
Home to Norwich Research Park, we are at the forefront of climate and environmental research. The Centre hosts partnerships such as the Tyndall Centre, who are creating sustainable responses to climate change, and the University of East Anglia’s ‘Climate UEA’ organisation, which has been pioneering climate research for over 50 years.
Norwich Business Improvement District (BID) has been working with local businesses to help them improve their environmental credentials with innovative training programmes. As part of this, the BID have set up the Norwich Upcycling Exchange – a community of businesses working together to create a circular economy in Norwich. Come and join our community of environmentalists and energy enthusiasts!
- Home to world-leading research laboratory, the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.
- 1.95 million homes to be powered by Norfolk Vanguard Wind Project, saving 3 million tonnes of CO2.
- East Anglia recognised as a UK renewable energy powerhouse and central to transitioning towards a low carbon economy.