£12m to drive wind turbine technology

A PROJECT developing groundbreaking wind turbine technology in Loanhead is to receive a £12 million investment as part of an announcement by a new energy 

Business Secretary Vince Cable visited Artemis Intelligent Power Ltd as Mitsubishi, which acquired AIP in 2010, unveiled its partnership with Scottish & Southern Energy, Technip Offshore Wind and Wood Group Renewables in the £33m Efficient Offshore Wind Programme, set up to make the offshore wind industry as cost-effective as possible.

Mitsubishi’s Peter Cluskey said the investment included a four-megawatt test rig in a new shed at the Loanhead 

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He said the Artemis technology dispensed with the need for the machine parts which were most prone to fail and would make turbines easier to maintain and operate.