UK offshore wind manufacturing secures record £900m investment in 2021

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The UK is targeting 40GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030
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The UK is targeting 40GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030

RenewableUK data shows record sums are going into new factories and component production to support growing offshore wind sector

Investment in UK offshore wind manufacturing has surged to record levels so far this year, totalling over £900m since January, according to RenewableUK The trade association said the money was all being...

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