Offshore wind industry in the North East UK has been recognized by many companies as one which will play a huge role in the future energy mix. Therefore, the companies from the subsea industry are developing their businesses to follow the benefits of the offshore wind market.
When it comes to supply chain, the region’s leading energy industry is still oil and gas, but the subsea industry has already entered the offshore renewables sector and is exploiting its vast opportunities with the ability to transfer its products, services and expertise from oil and gas into offshore renewables, The Journal writes.
Knowledge and experience from the oil and gas industry provides the ideal environment in which an effective and collaborative supply chain for the offshore wind industry can be created.
Press Release, October 26, 2012; Image: vattenfall