contractors looking for new opportunities in the renewable energy sector are likely to benefit from a new government announcement.
Indeed, around 40 different organisations are joining forces to set out a long-term vision over the development of offshore wind in northern seas.
Named Norstec, the network will look at how energy resources can be maximised in the coming years, sharing information and creating jobs.
Prime minister David Cameron said that he continues to be a strong supporter of the UK's offshore renewables sector.
"As I said when I launched this network last April we are on the cusp of a second, clean energy revolution in the North Sea," he said. "Close collaboration between industry and government will be critical to making this happen."
Only last week, secretary of state for energy and climate change Edward Davey opened a new offshore wind farm.
Sheringham Shoal will produce enough power to provide for up to 200,00 homes in Britain.
Posted by Amy Scales