Wind farm to fund £4.3m to boost skills

Navitus Bay is planning to fund £8.6 million to boost skills and supply chain engagement in the offshore wind industry. The propsed wind farm off the Dorset Coast, which will have 194 turbines and generate 970MW of power, was recently campaigned against by Bournemouth council. The funding is part of an agreement with local authorities […]

Wind farm slammed by tourist board

An offshore wind farm project near Bournemouth has been slammed by Bournemouth Tourist Management Board (BTMB) because it could lead to thousands of job losses in the area. If built, the Navitus Bay Wind farm will generate enough renewable energy to power around 700,000 homes and could create a minimum of 1,700 jobs during the […]