Offshore energy boost for Anglia region

The Prime Minister has officially opened the world's biggest offshore windfarm.

The London Array covers 245 square kilometres and is situated 12 miles off the Essex coast. It's hoped it will bring jobs to the East.

The official opening comes on the same day that a new £11m energy sector training centre is set to be built in Great Yarmouth.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Malcolm Robertson

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Biggest offshore wind farm

An offshore wind farm off the coast of Essex has been opened by the Prime Minister. The London Array consists of 175 wind turbines and can generate enough power for 500,000 homes.