A wind turbine factory in Argyll has been permanently closed, with administrators now selling off equipment used at the site. Owners CS Wind effectively mothballed the Campbeltown factory, which manufactured offshore and onshore wind farm equipment, in the spring of 2020. The company said “deteriorating market conditions” had led to a lack of new contracts and declining revenues. All staff have now either left or been made redundant. Three-quarters of the 94-strong workforce had already departed in August 2020 with only a handful of staff left running the facility.
BBC 8th Sept 2021 read more »
The ‘myth’ of Scotland’s green jobs revolution as key wind tower firm CS Wind goes bust. THE SOUTH Korean-owned company running Britain’s only UK facility for manufacturing onshore and offshore wind towers based in Scotland has gone into administration. CS Wind (UK) had been seen as a key part of the green jobs revolution in Scotland.
Herald 9th Sept 2021 read more »