ORE Catapult: Tremendous News for Offshore Renewable Sector
Following the announcement by Siemens and Associated British Ports of their £310m investment in manufacturing facilities on Humberside for offshore wind turbines and blades, Andrew Jamieson, chief executive of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, said:
“This is tremendous news for the offshore renewable energy sector in the UK. As well as securing up to 1000 direct jobs it will play a major part in developing the supply chain, supporting many thousands more and developing skills and capabilities that will deliver huge economic benefits to the UK for decades to come.
“This investment is a significant international vote of confidence in the UK’s offshore renewable energy industry and ambitions.”
Press release, March 25, 2014