The number of jobs in the UK offshore wind industry will swell by more than 43,000 within the next five years, according to a new report.
Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC)
UK Government has launched a new initiative with the aim of supporting the creation of a domestic renewables supply chain.
Turbines blades and towers are among the “prime areas” pinpointed as having significant growth potential for the UK’s renewables supply chain.
The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has launched its “largest funding call to date” with £1.5 million up for grabs.
The renewables industry has been reacting to the prime minister’s commitment to implement a “green industrial revolution” that will generate hundreds of thousands of jobs.
Green hydrogen projects, including a number in the north-east, could generate £320 billion for the UK economy and sustain up to 120,000 jobs by 2050, according to a new study.
The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has announced a new £2 million package to support the UK offshore wind supply chain.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to increase the offshore wind target from 30 gigawatts (GW) to 40GW by 2030.
A new multi-million offshore wind initiative will explore current "challenges" for UK firms and help them "compete for contracts in a global market", according to a UK industry chairman.
The organisation behind the UK Government's offshore wind sector deal said Scottish coastal regions will "benefit greatly" from increased employment.