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Iberdrola plans global wind farm base in Glasgow

 
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 03, 2010 8:12 am    Post subject: Iberdrola plans global wind farm base in Glasgow Reply with quote

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BBC News - 02/03/10

The Spanish firm which owns ScottishPower has chosen Glasgow as its global base for building offshore wind farms.

Iberdrola expects to build up its staffing to more than 200 engineers, planners and marine biologists within five years.

The company already has plans to construct 10,000 megawatts of offshore wind capacity in British waters.

This would provide for Scotland's energy needs nearly twice over.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can just imagine this beastie by the Clyde hauling bits of giant wind turbine about...



Almost makes me wish I still lived there.
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