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