The energy sector comprises the petroleum industry, natural gas extraction, electricity generation and transmission, fuel extraction, refining and energy distribution. Yorkshire and Humber exports of mineral fuels, lubricants and related materials and power generating machinery were valued at £3.3bn in 2018, a 19% increase on 2017 figures. The region’s renewable energy and offshore wind sector is deemed as a world leader and plays a key role in servicing some of the world’s largest wind farms.
We arrange a huge variety of events aimed at companies operating in the energy sector to support you and your business to gain valuable knowledge and experience on international trade. No matter what your experience level, we have the right support for your business.
We work with a number of clients within the energy sector, providing them with a range of support to help them succeed at selling overseas. We have worked with companies to capture their experiences so you can learn from their mistakes and their achievements.
There are thousands of opportunities to browse which are sourced by overseas trade professionals or posted by third-party providers. This DIT service gives you the possibility to connect with buyers from around the globe and match your offering with their demand.
Exporting for Growth
Our Exporting for Growth grants which are funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) can help your business finance your international expansion plans.
Eligible businesses can apply for a minimum of £1000 which is match funded and can be used for flights, trade show expenses, international marketing material, consulting services and much more.