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Unleashing Innovation: Kavaken's Journey from Istanbul to Newcastleopens in a new tab

Tech scale-up Kavaken has forged its path from Istanbul to the United Kingdom, finding its niche in the vibrant city of Newcastle. With a strategic vision and a commitment to sustainable solutions, Kavaken has emerged at the forefront of innovation in the UK’s Cleantech sector.


Critical Offshore Infrastructure - How Do We Protect It?opens in a new tab

The UK shares the same vision as our partners in Germany and the EU of transforming the North Sea into the green power hub of Europe. Current geopolitical developments - especially the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine - have shown us the importance of critical infrastructure for energy security.


The Green Industries Growth Accelerator (GIGA) is a £960 million fund announced in Autumn 2023opens in a new tab to support the expansion of strong and sustainable clean energy supply chains across the UK.

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The Net Zero Investment Roadmap summarises government’s hydrogen policies and available investment opportunities.

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Offshore Wind Capabilities & Case Studies

This consultation seeks views on proposals for the design and administration of the UK carbon border adjustment mechanism from the 1st of January 2027.

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Policies & Updates

Over £1 billion budget for renewable energy auction

Press Release - 07 Mar 2024

Over £1 billion budget for renewable energy auction

Britain’s flagship renewables scheme has received its biggest ever funding boost from government, with more than £1 billion for its upcoming auction.

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News - 01 Mar 2024

Boost for UK hydrogen as government backs world-leading industry

Low carbon hydrogen will get a further boost with over £21 million of government support for 7 projects to make green fuel, powering up local transport and businesses.

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Uk first major economy to halve emissions

News - 14 Feb 2024

UK First Major Economy to Halve Emissions

The UK is over-delivering on its commitment to reduce emissions, having already slashed emissions by 50%.

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Innovating Energy Website Newsfeed

News - 10 Jan 2024

Hydrogen Allocation Round 2 is now open to applications

The new Hydrogen Allocation Round 2 (HAR) funding for low carbon electrolytic and non-CCUS enabled hydrogen projects is live.

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Carbon Capture

News - 20 Dec 2023

Competitive Carbon Capture Market Follows £20 Billion Investment

The UK Government sets out plans for a new competitive UK carbon capture, usage and storage market by 2035.

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Hornsea offshore windfarm UK

News - 18/12/23

OFTO Tender Round 11 (TR11) and Enhanced Pre-Qualification (EPQ) Commencement

OFTO Tender Round 11 will bring to market the Offshore Transmission Owner asset associated with Dogger Bank B Offshore Wind Farm which is anticipated to have a value in the region of £1bn.

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Major Boost

News - 14/12/2023

Major Boost for Hydrogen as UK Unlocks New Investment

UK Government is committing over £2bn to support successful projects in the first hydrogen allocation round (HAR1) through 15-year contracts.

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News - 7/12/2023

The Crown Estate: Offshore Wind Leasing Round 5

The Crown Estate is launching Offshore Wind Leasing Round 5. This exciting new opportunity is expected to be the first phase of floating offshore wind development in the Celtic Sea.

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News - 30/11/2023

Reimagining a Net Zero North Sea: An Integrated Energy Vision for 2050

Up to £416bn investment is required over the next 30 years, creating a fantastic business opportunity.

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News - Power network

News - 23/11/2023

Boost for UK Green Industries with £960 Million Government Investment

The UK Government sets out plans to speed up connections and increase grid capacity to boost energy security.

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advanced manufacturing funding announcement

News - 23/11/2023

UK Government Announces £4.5bn Advanced Manufacturing Funding

£960m for Green Industries Growth Accelerator to support carbon capture, utilisation and storage, electricity networks, hydrogen, nuclear, offshore wind.

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offshore wind contracts for difference allocation round

News - 16/11/2023

UK Government Increases Maximum Price for Offshore Wind Projects

Maximum price other renewables projects can receive in next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction also raised.

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National Grid to accelerate up to 20GW of grid connections across its transmission and distribution networks

News - 6/11/2023

National Grid Accelerates Clean energy projects across the UK

Fast-tracking 200 projects incl. battery storage enables further 20GW of clean energy to come to grid earlier.

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UK Germany Clean Energy Partnership

News - 3/11/2023

New UK-Germany Partnership Boosts Renewable Energy

To increase cooperation and remove regulatory barriers on renewables, especially offshore wind and North Sea electricity interconnection.

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