Offshore windfarm becalmed amidst market fears
April 19 2012
The U-turn comes just 12 months after plans for the £170m offshore renewables project were first announced by the Scottish Government.
It would have included a research centre in Renfrew which could have employed up to 200 people.
In a statement Doosan said their exit was sparked by “economic conditions and liquidity issues in Europe”, but added: “However, the company remains committed to working in Scotland and the UK as a whole, as demonstrated by our continual investment in technology and product development as a global centre of excellence for the Doosan Group.”
The move is good news for Donald Trump however, who is presently battling a much smaller development of 11 turbines off the coast of Aberdeen.
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