14 Aug '11, 11pm

Reading @businessgreen Exclusive: REpower considers UK offshore turbine manufacturing base #environmentnetwork

The UK's offshore wind industry could soon receive another boost, now that German turbine manufacturer REpower became the latest firm to reveal it is actively considering plans to open a UK factory. A host of leading manufacturers, including General Electric, Vestas, Siemens and Mitsubishi, have all revealed in recent months that they are all considering developing new manufacturing facilities in the UK to serve a booming offshore wind energy market that could see 18GW of capacity installed over the next decade. FURTHER READING E.ON buys 112 Vestas turbines for US wind farm Offshore wind farms are good for biodiversity, say researchers Most recently, Vestas announced it had acquired a tranche of land at Sheerness in Kent, where it could locate a new turbine factory, while Siemens is widely expected to announce final confirmation for its proposed manufacturing plant on Humb...

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