University of Plymouth

04/18/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/18/2024 04:47

Local MP blown away by world-class offshore wind testing facilities

Luke Pollard MP has called for urgent investment and support for the South West in realising the opportunities presented by developing floating offshore wind energy, following a visit to the University of Plymouth.
The Plymouth Sutton and Devonport MP visited the University's state-of-the-art floating offshore wind turbine test facilities to see first-hand how graduates are being trained to design, develop, operate and regulate offshore wind.
[ARTICLE] Independent research commissioned by the Crown Estate
Link to Article: Shaping the future of floating offshore wind energy
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"> Independent research commissioned by the Crown Estate found that new floating wind farms off the coast of South West England could create more than 5,000 new jobs and boost the economy by up to £1.4 billion, and Luke Pollard MP says: