Wind turbine manufacturing giant Siemens Gamesa has announced it is expanding its operations in Hull, UK, where it is currently manufacturing blades for the Hornsea One offshore wind farm – the largest project of its kind in the world.
The company has signed a 12-month contract with Associated British Ports (ABP) to lease a six-acre area for storage of the blades. A total of 37 blades are to be stored at a new facility, measuring 75m and weighing 30 tonnes each. The site will be located at the Port of Hull, and has the capacity to store up to 40 blades.
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