Revealed: Sheer scale of wind turbines Siemens set to build in Hull

It is more than two years since Siemens signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) detailing plans to build a turbine factory on Hull’s Alexandra Dock. The document, signed in January 2011, outlined how the factory would, if built, assemble the energy giant’s 6 megawatt wind turbines. As well as being bigger than any of...

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Able welcomes PM’s comments on Energy Park plans

Able UK has welcomed Prime Minister David Cameron’s description of its plans for a multimillion Marine Energy Port on the South Bank of the Humber as a “very important investment”. Cameron also pledged to look at the issue of finalising a decision on the development. Cameron was responding to a question in the Commons...

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Humber Businesses are being urged to support University Technical College plan for Hull

MORE than 170 Humber businesses are being urged to support proposals for a new multi-million pound training centre. A Humber-wide partnership lodged a bid last year with the Government to create the centre for engineering and renewables training excellence. Now, bosses behind the region’s first University Technical College, the Humber UTC, are asking firms...

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Offshore pioneer latest to commit to Grimsby port

THE first company to work in offshore wind from Grimsby is to establish a permanent base here. Renewable Energy Systems, known as RES, has secured a one-acre site from Associated British Ports, off Humber Bridge Road, on the town’s former fish docks.‚Äč A single-storey office complex will now be built, with a key design...

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Maritime programme engineers future skills

BUSINESSES are helping ensure the region has the skills required to put it at the forefront of the UK’s renewables industry. More than 100 apprentices have been taken on by 71 companies in the first year of the Green Port Growth Programme’s employment and skills strand. Designed to raise skills and capacity in the...

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Humber offshore wind companies in Danish Siemens delegation

A delegation of Humber companies working in the offshore wind supply chain is to visit Denmark this week on a fact-finding, networking trade mission. Organised by Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) and Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), nearly 20 businesses and organisations will tour the main production facilities of Siemens Wind Power in Brande. Mark...

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