Port of Tyne to become base for ‘world’s largest offshore wind project’. The new multi-million-pound facility will be the onshore base for the Dogger Bank wind farm, which is expected to provide renewable electricity for more than 4.5 million UK homes when it is fully operational.
Energy Live News 14th May 2020 read more »
TEESSIDE has missed out on being the location for a multi-million pound operations and maintenance base for the world’s biggest wind farm. Instead 200 new jobs will be directly created at the Port of Tyne by firms Equinor and SSE Renewables, who are behind the Dogger Farm wind project in the North Sea which will eventually provide five per cent of the UK’s electricity needs. Teesside Airport could still be used for a proposed heliport to service work on the wind farm, construction of which began in January, however it will not now be the headquarters for the base.
Northern Echo 14th May 2020 read more »