Walney Extension Wind Farm, Ørsted
The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) is hailing today’s launch by The Crown Estate of the next round of UK offshore wind development as a major step forward.
19 September 2019
A new task force which will help to increase the number of skilled people working in the UK’s world-leading offshore wind industry is holding its first meeting today. The new group aims to ensure that the industry attracts a wide, diverse pool of talent as the number of jobs in offshore wind trebles to 27,000 by 2030.
24 July 2019
Former McLaren Group CEO and Formula One Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh will chair industry-funded programme to develop a globally competitive UK supply chain and support over 650 companies to deliver 60% UK content in offshore wind farms. The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) is launching a £100m, 10-year programme today to support the growth of UK businesses looking to capitalise on the huge opportunities offered by the growth in offshore wind around the world.
24 June 2019
The offshore wind industry is welcoming today’s announcement by the Government’s advisory body, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) that more ambitious targets are needed to ensure that the UK cuts damaging greenhouse gas emissions faster to tackle global warming.
2 May 2019
Firms of all sizes up and down the country are hailing the Offshore Wind Sector Deal agreed by the industry and the government as a major step forward which will create tens of thousands of jobs and attract billions in investment to the UK.
07 March 2019
The offshore wind industry is welcoming today’s landmark announcement of a Sector Deal with the government. The agreement will help to create tens of thousands of highly-skilled jobs across the UK and attract billions of pounds in investment to this country.
07 March 2019