Posts Tagged ‘Hull’

Siemens’ £310m Hull plant will take windfarm technology to new level

Greg Clark welcomes 700-job factory, which will produce hundreds of 75m-long blades a year for a new generation of offshore windfarms The first batch of 75-metre-long wind turbine blades will roll out of a new factory in Hull on Thursday, destined for huge windfarms off the UK’s coast. The inauguration of the Siemens plant at […]

GEV Group to expand in Hull after 5.4m investment

AN OFFSHORE wind maintenance company is gearing up for expansion after securing A 5.4m of investment from private equity house Maven Capital Partners. GEV Group, which opened an office at Priory Tec Park in Hessle last year, is aiming to use the cash to win more contracts across Europe. View full post on Wind Power […]

German wind energy leaders to visit Hull

Delegates from the Wind Energy Agency, which is based in north-west Germany, will tour Green Port Hull, the future site of Siemens’ 310m offshore turbine facility. Agency managing director Ronny Meyer said: “As the Humber is one of the leading regions for offshore wind in the UK, it is an absolutely key market for us. […]

To Hull and back: the rebirth of Britains poorest city

Hulls twin loss of its fishing and shipping industries consigned it to a future of poverty, isolation and even ridicule. But now all that is about to change, because the city is putting its faith back in the North Sea Philip Larkin liked Hull, he once said, because its so far from everywhere else. On […]

Hull Daily Mail published Don’t let others steal our wind energy jobs

To an outsider, it appears that the region has been awarded the crumbs off the table with a carrot dangled in front of its nose promising, maybe, a factory providing much needed employment. View full post on Wind Power News

Hull Daily Mail published ‘If farm goes ahead, we’ll be surrounded by wind turbines’

A YORKSHIRE Wolds wind farm inquiry hangs on environmental concerns after the MoD withdrew its objection relating to the impact on radar. View full post on Wind Power News

Tidal power harnessed to light and heat the huge Deep aquarium in Hull

The Humber estuary’s tidal stream will power a 20m platform’s hidden turbine – and Treasury secretary Danny Alexander should glimpse it on a visit to Hull this week The gradual development of tidal generating power, which has the advantage of generating less controversy than wind turbines, has taken another step forward in the Humber estuary. […]