OWGP announces £2m support package for UK offshore wind supply chain

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OWGP announces £2m support package for UK offshore wind supply chain

June 22, 2020 · posted by
Hamish Penman

The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has announced a new £2 million package to support the UK offshore wind supply chain.

It includes two new funding calls worth £600,000 aimed at bringing technology and companies from other sectors into offshore wind and giving firms already in the industry a chance to grow their market share.

A further £1.5 million has been allocated to the Sharing in Growth Programme to provide intensive business transformation support over the next year.

The latest announcement follows pilot funding calls worth £400,000 in January and hopes to aid the UK’s green recovery post Covid-19.

The OWGP, which was established last year as part of the Offshore Wind Sector Deal, has been allocated £100 million by the Offshore Wind Industry Council to help UK companies compete for global contracts over the next decade…

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