A Scottish business is setting up what it believes to be the first British-based recycling plant for wind turbine parts. Renewable Parts already works buying and selling stock for the onshore wind sector. Now it has invested a six-figure sum refurbishing a former ambulance centre in Lochgilphead, Argyll. Many of the first generation of wind farms soon will be coming to the end of their expected 25-year operational lifespan. That is expected to lead to equipment being decommissioned and it is thought that many parts can be repaired and resold rather than being sent for scrap.
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