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Offshore wind industry needs thousands of people to build UK’s low carbon future, says latest skills study

29th October 2018

Monday, 29 October 2018 – Aura and its partners are launching the findings of the ‘Skills and Labour Requirements of the UK Offshore Wind Industry 2018 to 2032’ report today – a national study with a focus on the Humber region.  The study, funded by the Regional Growth Fund Green Port Growth Programme and carried out by Energy & Utility Skills, is based on a review of existing and new quantitative data, as well as a qualitative input from leading offshore wind (OSW) organisations.  It sets out the extent of the workforce supply and demand requirements over the next 15 years, to 2032.

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Breaking ground for Aura low-carbon energy innovation centre in time for Green Great Britain Week

12th October 2018

Green GB Week kicks-off in the Energy Estuary with the ground breaking ceremony for the Aura Innovation Centre (AIC) at Bridgehead Business Park in Hessle. The Centre, which has obtained funding of £12 million from the European Regional Development Fund, Regional Growth Fund Green Port Growth Programme and match funding from the University of Hull, is set to provide large businesses and SMEs with the space to collaborate and innovate to deliver low-carbon energy and clean growth.

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Aura Team at WindEnergy Hamburg this week

26th September 2018

The Aura Team are attending Global Wind Summit – WindEnergy Hamburg this week (25 - 28 September). Fellow delegates can make contact with an Aura representative at The Humber Renewables stand on the ground floor of Hall B3, stand number 223.

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Aura awarded ERDF funding for renewable energy Innovation Centre

26th April 2018

Aura announces today (26 April 2018) that it has secured major funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) of £4 million to build the Aura Innovation Centre (AIC), as well as provide a programme of innovation support for Humber-based SMEs in the offshore wind and low carbon sectors.

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