NORTH Wales could become one of the most prosperous areas in Europe within ten years, a business leader has said. Askar Sheibani, managing director and CEO of Comtek Network Systems and chairman of Deeside Business Forum (DBF), said the transformative possibilities of large scale projects in the region’s future could “completely change North Wales’ economy. He said: “There are a lot of projects happening but a lot of concentration right now is on the North Wales Growth Deal. “The landscape of North Wales is unique; you can develop tidal and marine renewable energy. “With many other parts of the world that is almost impossible. “On top of that, if you want you can generate hydrogen energy. “We already have a hub going to be built in Holyhead for the hydrogen development. “I expect a project will also be approved for tidal energy in Holyhead and a Hydrogen Hub on Deeside. “The beauty of tidal energies is that the require underwater turbines – which need to be manufactured.
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