Offshore wind farming is a huge success story for North East Wales. Mostyn benefits hugely from the offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea and Mersey Bay area. That is why I wanted the Minister to provide assurances that our offshore wind farms will receive their fair share of funding going forward.
I was disappointed to hear the Minister make no concrete promises that we would see our fair share. But I will continue to press for our funding.
Today, I attended a parliamentary reception held by MHI Vestas where I signed a section of blade material that will be manufactured into a blade and installed into Liverpool Bay, and is serviced by its base in Mostyn.
Offshore wind energy has been a rapidly growing industry in North Wales, and Delyn has been able to directly benefit from its growth. Mostyn is the base for the engineers who are responsible for maintaining the wind turbines that are based offshore.
The wind farm provides apprenticeships for many young people in Delyn. Providing them with decent, well paid, jobs with a long term career. Read more “Supporting Offshore Wind Farming”