UK's largest offshore wind factory planned in Scotland

Trade unions still doubt whether the factory can secure orders on its own.

If the Nigg factory is realized, it could become the largest in the UK. Photo: Global Energy Group, GEG

The final details are falling into place regarding what will become the UK's largest offshore wind factory. But there's still uncertainty among trade unions as to how many orders the factory will be able to secure without support, writes Recharge.

A spokesperson for the Global Energy Group, one of the bidders on the plant's construction, tells the media that the factory is being designed at a length of 450 meters and with production capacity for 90-100 towers per year. In addition, it will be able to deliver jacket foundations for Round 3, Round 4 and ScotWind projects.

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