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Offshore wind: Scotland’s bold ambitions on tenterhooks

Wind turbine close-up
The ScotWind developers are planning to build up to 27.6GW of new wind power capacity over the next decade (Photo: Ken James/Bloomberg)

Time is of the essence to develop the supply chain for the world’s largest floating wind programme. In 2000, the Port of Nigg on Scotland’s east coast was a shell of its former self. A downturn in demand for the steel platforms fabricated at its yard for the North Sea ...

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