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First blade made at Green Port Hull

December 1 - The first turbine blade has been manufactured at Siemens' new wind power factory at Green Port Hull on the UK Port of Hull's Alexandra Dock.

Since 2014, GBP310 million (USD393 million) has been invested into the Green Port Hull site at Alexandra Dock, with Associated British Ports (ABP) - operator of the Port of Hull - contributing GBP150 million (USD190 million) towards developing the area into a hub for offshore wind manufacturing, assembly and logistics.

"The first turbine blade which we have seen manufactured at Siemens' factory at Alexandra Dock is the symbol of two years of hard work and investment by Siemens, ABP and Hull City Council," said ABP's Humber director, Simon Bird.

The wind power factory at Alexandra Dock is intended to manufacture turbine blades for Siemens 7 MW and next-generation 8 MW turbines. They will be among the first supplied to Dong Energy for the Race Bank wind farm off the east coast of the UK.

The site is still being developed, with construction of a new harbour for pre-assembly and load out of wind turbine components continuing into 2017.

 


www.abports.co.uk

 

www.siemens.com

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