Northumberland offshore wind cable factory secures £130m funding boost

Cecilia Keating
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Birdseye mock-up of the new facility, near Blyth in Northumberland | Credit: JDR
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Birdseye mock-up of the new facility, near Blyth in Northumberland | Credit: JDR

Government argues funding will 'fire up boom in offshore wind manufacturing' while creating and safeguarding 440 jobs in North East England

Offshore wind cabling manufacturer JDR Cable Systems has snapped up £130m in public and private sector backing that will allow it to invest in a new "state of the art" factory in Northumberland, in a move...

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