Offshore wind and offshore oil - a shared sea and a shared workforce

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RenewableUK's Maf Smith argues offshore wind could offer an employment lifeline for those oil and gas industry workers facing an uncertain future

We're proud to be the world leader in offshore wind - a technology which we started installing in British waters in the early 1990s. Sharing space out at sea is the UK's world leading oil and gas sector...

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