Nearly 500 jobs are to be created in one of Britain’s biggest boom industries, offshore wind engineering.
Two new facilities are to be built on the Humber, the fulcrum of the country’s wind power construction industry, as the sector gears up to deliver government pledges to treble the amount of installed capacity over the next decade
Siemens Gamesa, the German-Spanish wind turbine engineering group, is more than doubling the size of its turbine blade manufacturing plant in Hull incorporating the next generation of wind technology.
GRI Renewable Industries, a Spanish firm, has committed to building a wind turbine tower manufacturing facility at the redeveloped brownfield Able Marine Energy Park down river on the south bank of the Humber.
The Siemens Gamesa expansion will cost £186 million and expand the directly employed workforce by 200 to 1200. The GRI plant is being constructed at a cost of £78 million and will … Read more