Ramsgate Benefits from Marine Energy (UK)

Ramsgate Benefits from Marine Energy (UK)

HARBOUR Master Rob Brown thinks Ramsgate could benefit from marine energy.

“This is the most exciting place for Thanet right now. Already this port is serving three of the biggest wind farms in the world and we have the facilities companies need to expand into wave and tidal energy,” he said.

There are three wind farms that are being serviced from Ramsgate port, the Thanet Offshore Windfarm, the London Array and the Kentish Flats.

The big benefit from the port is the industry which has grown around the wind farms.

“In Thanet the economic penetration is quite deep. It has been phenomenal, London Array alone has spent £14 million on business in east Kent. As workers come to Ramsgate, spending money in the hotels, the cafes, shops and bars, the whole town benefits,” says Mr Brown.

Subsea World News Staff , August 20, 2012; Image: Pelamis Wave Power

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Aug 2016 >>
MTWTFSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

FPSO World Congress 2016

The FPSO World Congress debuted as a humble platform for project information and knowledge exchange surrounding a relatively new floating…

read more >

ONS 2016

The ONS Conference is known as one of the world’s most important oil, gas and energy fora, giving the delegates a sneak peek into the future…

read more >

SMM 2016

SMM Hamburg 2016 is the leading international forum of the maritime industry.SMM offers the unique chance for exhibitors and trade visitors…

read more >

SPE Intelligent Energy International

SPE Intelligent Energy International consists of an SPE produced technical conference and a world-class exhibition positioned at the forefront…

read more >