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Announcements & News => Media Watch => Topic started by: stannn on October 17, 2019, 09:50:21 PM



Title: UK firms are laggards in the offshore wind industry.
Post by: stannn on October 17, 2019, 09:50:21 PM
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-50085071


Title: Re: UK firms are laggards in the offshore wind industry.
Post by: brackwell on October 18, 2019, 08:29:54 AM
Why should we struggle to make something for 1 when we can buy it from a state subsidised business for 50p


Title: Re: UK firms are laggards in the offshore wind industry.
Post by: Iain on October 18, 2019, 03:40:41 PM
Hi
Thats what happened here in Plymouth with South West Water.

It was cheaper to get cast steel water pipes shipped from China, via Rotterdam then France (for the protective coating) then to Plymouth.

Iain