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Business Writers: Reading round-up 28 April 2024

1) SNS2024: The Energy Ecosystem – 22-23 May 2024

Get the latest news on developments across the East of England’s energy sector at this year’s Southern North Sea conference. Meet the talented supply chain, build your network, and hear from business leaders on the challenges and opportunities for this vital industry. Get all the details, including how to book here: SNS2024: The Energy Ecosystem – EEEGR.

2) Plans advance for green hydrogen project in Suffolk 

RWE and Haltermann Carless have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a green hydrogen plant in Harwich. The project aims to support the decarbonisation of local and national industries, including the aviation sector. The location is close to an existing industrial cluster and the project could help attract further green investment, which would create more jobs and and benefit the regional economy. More details here: RWE and Haltermann Carless develop green hydrogen project in Harwich.

3) Codebar Norwich event: An Introduction to User Experience Design

Interactive workshop for new or experienced web developers – 18-21:00 Thursday 9 May 2024. Experienced designers will show you how your coding decisions affect the user’s experience – and how to improve them. Details and booking here: codebar.io

4) Two offshore windfarm operators gain joint development consent

Norfolk’s renewable energy sector is set to benefit after the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon wind farms received planning consent for further extension. In a first, the operators of the two sites made a joint bid for the projects so as to “maximise local benefits and minimise disruption”. Details from Insight Energy here: Approval could change industry.

5) Cambridge Wide Open Day (CWOD) 2024 announced

The second CWOD will take place on 12 June 2024, from 11:00 to 15:00. This is your chance to explore the city’s innovative science and technology companies. There will be bus and VIP tours – and a garden party to close the day. Details here: Cambridge Wide Open Day

6) New Green Futures Fellowships programme 2024

The Royal Academy of Engineering announced that its £150m Green Future Fellowships programme will open in the summer of 2024. Around 10 researchers a year (up to 50 in total) will receive approximately £3m a year each along with support for research at all stages of development. The programme will be open to applicants from universities and eligible businesses in the UK and around the world. More details here: New Green Future Fellowships to research novel net zero technologies (raeng.org.uk).

7) New stage school for Norfolk

The 123-year-old Gorleston Pavilion Theatre will soon be home to a new stage school for young people (aged 4-18). The weekly lessons will help them develop the skills needed for careers in the arts, which are relevant both in theatre craft and other sectors. Details here: Pavilion Players Stage School (gorlestonpavilion.co.uk).


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