The boss of one of Scotland’s leading renewable developments has warned the country needs to be proactive if it’s going to maintain its places as a “world leader” in floating wind. Allan MacAskill, director of Kincardine Offshore Wind Limited (KOWL), says it’s going to be “very hard” for the industry to fight off competition from emerging players such as China, but that it’s needed to make the most of the “unique” opportunities currently available. He also stressed the importance of creating opportunities for domestic supply chain companies to develop skills and technologies that can be marketed globally. Much of the equipment used for offshore wind developments off Scotland is imported.
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