VIDEO: Siemens’ Ray Thompson Discusses UK’s OW Manufacturing Opportunities

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Ray Thompson, Head of Business Development at Siemens Wind Power UK, spoke with GROW:OffshoreWind about the opportunity for UK manufacturing, following the recent decision  by Siemens and the UK’s Associated British Ports to invest £310m in UK wind farm turbine factories.

VIDEO: Siemens' Ray Thompson Discusses UK's OW Manufacturing Opportunities

There is a number of current opportunities for UK manufacturers with Tier 1 contractors. GROW:OffshoreWind provides intelligence and live data to target real offshore wind component manufacturing and maintenance opportunities.

With 30,000 jobs expected to be created in offshore wind over the next 8 years, UK manufacturers have huge scope for expansion.

In the following video Mr. Thompson discusses the opportunities for manufacturers to supply the UK offshore wind market and highlights how the GROW:OffshoreWind service can help UK manufacturers enter this market:

Source: GROW:OffshoreWind, May 1, 2014

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