The North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA) Cabinet agreed a £25m of investment into Offshore Renewables until 2028, as part of the Energy, Clean Growth and Climate Change Blueprint.  

As part of this largescale funding commitment, the NTCA has agreed £14.5m of investment into key infrastructure assets to date, including:  

  • Bates Clean Energy Terminal, Port of Blyth 
  • NEP 1 (Northumberland Energy Park) Battleship Wharf link, Port of Blyth 
  • Offshore Renewable Energy Technology Development Centre 
  • Swans Phase 1 
  • Howdon Yard 
  • Woodside Avenue and Walker Quay 

The key objective of the North of Tyne Offshore and Subsea Infrastructure Programme is to develop a robust pipeline of projects and provide investment into ports and quayside, alongside innovation, demonstration and research assets which support the growth of the offshore wind and subsea sector.