Vestas win UK wind contract

A Danish wind turbine manufacturer has received a 68MW wind contract for the UK. Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) placed the order for 35 wind turbines for the Keadby Wind Farm project in Lincolnshire, which upon completion is expected to be the largest onshore wind farm in England. It is also expected to generate enough […]

Kent council vows to revive Sheerness turbine plant

Kent council has vowed to bring new jobs after a firm cancelled its plans to build a turbine factory at Sheerness. The council had a meeting with investment experts yesterday to discuss the future of the Kent site. This follows Danish wind manufacturer Vestas’ decision to scrap its plans to build wind turbines at the […]

Vestas dumps UK offshore wind factory plan

Danish wind manufacturer Vestas is dropping plans for a wind turbine factory on the Kent coast. The firm had a 12-month option to develop a site at the Port of Sheerness but has decided not to renew it. Vestas said it is still committed to the UK wind market. Juan Araluce, Chief Sales Officer at […]