This portfolio delivers activities to boost the investment readiness, innovation potential and region-wide connectedness of our world-leading clean energy sector.
It does this through major investment in river and port infrastructure, supply chain innovation, digital connectivity and flagship transport projects like the Northumberland Line.
The North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA) leads the delivery of the North East Energy Catalyst a partnership which is aiming to establish an integrated energy system, providing a productive, clean economy for communities across the globe. To achieve this, the North East Energy Catalyst develops and showcase solutions to global energy challenges via […]View Project
“I refuse to condemn my sons’ generation and future generations to a planet that’s beyond fixing. We are going to take everyone with us as we transition to a new green economy. This means ensuring that all our jobs are fit for the future. We must act now, and in the North of Tyne we have a plan – one that is for people, and for jobs.”
Mayor Jamie Driscoll, North of Tyne
Through the Digital Connectivity Infrastructure Accelerator programme work with infrastructure providers to speed up the deployment of 5G and mobile connectivity.
Co-design 5G and future connectivity proposals with partners and build the business case for catalytic investment to support industry adoption.
Develop our transport and digital infrastructure and connectivity vision statements – accelerating the roll out of broadband and mobile connectivity across our communities.
Government has selected the North East as one of 8 national trial areas to receive a share of the £4 million Digital Connectivity Infrastructure Accelerator (DCIA). It will fund the Future Connectivity Partnership, led by the North of Tyne Combined Authority (NCTA), to boost vital 4G/5G connectivity in the region. The project will modernise the […]View Project
The Northumberland Line Economic Corridor spans the North of Tyne’s three Local Authority areas, connecting our people to key innovation and employment assets within Newcastle City Centre, our housing sites and business parks in North Tyneside, and the towns and places and growing ‘green economy’ cluster in South East Northumberland.View Project