Over 200 personalised Door Claws supplied to Isle of Wight care homes

The personalised door claw

BAE Isle of Wight has stepped in to help prevent spread of Covid-19 to vulnerable care home residents on the Isle of Wight

Thursday, 7th May, 2020 10:24am

By Chris Taylor

Isle of Wight companies donate or help make vital equipment in the fight against Coronavirus

MHI Vestas delivering donated items

MHI Vestas and GKN Aerospace are both involved in donating or making items to help in the fight against Coronavirus

Monday, 30th March, 2020 7:55pm

By Sally Perry

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind hits milestone with Scottish turbine contract

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The installation of the world’s most powerful commercial turbine in Moray Firth means more local, clean energy jobs in Scotland and across the UK, including the most recent expansion of blade production at MHI Vestas on the Isle of Wight

Friday, 7th December, 2018 8:14am

By Michael Morris with 3 readers' comments

MHI Vestas forecasts 1,100 new jobs thanks to new blade production

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A new blade mould arrives at the MHI Vestas factory on the Isle of Wight, bringing with it a forecast of 1,100 direct and indirect jobs in the region, as well as £42m million additional economic benefit per year.

Tuesday, 20th November, 2018 12:01am

By Heather Wilkins with 2 readers' comments

100s of new jobs at MHI Vestas. Their offer: Just bring a good attitude, we’ll train you up (Updated)

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MHI Vestas need hundreds of additional people to join them in the coming weeks to work on creating their V164 wind turbine. Just have a good attitude and willingness to learn and they say you'll get all the training you need.

Monday, 15th October, 2018 6:50am

By Feature Writer

MHI Vestas launches first 10 MW wind turbine in history

MHI Vestas Turbine

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, based on the Isle of Wight, have made a stunning announcement at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg today (Tuesday), revealing the first win turbine in history with power rating of 10 MW.

Tuesday, 25th September, 2018 10:30am

By Michael Morris with 6 readers' comments

MHI Vestas has been speaking to a national paper about something big and tempting

MHI Vestas

The Chief Executive of MHI Vestas has been speaking to a national newspaper about the company's future plans.

Wednesday, 19th September, 2018 3:47pm

By Sally Perry

Pupils explore renewable energy R&D centre

Ryde academy pupils at vestas

Pupils from Ryde Academy were recently given a tour of the world-class R&D facility at Vestas in Newport.

Wednesday, 28th February, 2018 8:09am

By Nat Nelson

Rival plans wind turbine factory in Southampton

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At least 100 highly skilled engineer and technician jobs, as well as 150 supply chain roles are planned by GE in Southampton - rivaling Vestas on the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 11th October, 2017 11:38am

By Sally Perry with one comment

MHI Vestas launched the Parliamentary Blades Project

Andrew Turner at MHI Vestas

The project celebrates the Island based manufacturer's contribution to the UK economy, advances in offshore wind technology, and the rapidly falling cost of electricity from offshore wind.

Friday, 17th February, 2017 9:21am

By Emma jackson with 12 readers' comments

70 new jobs on the Isle of Wight at MHI Vestas

Vestas Blade

MHI Vestas - the world leading offshore wind project company - has announced 70 new jobs at its blade production facility on the Isle of Wight this week.

Wednesday, 2nd November, 2016 3:14pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Navitus Bay: 5,000 jobs would be lost say Bournemouth council

From the Needles:

Bournemouth council claim 5,000 jobs would be lost in Dorset if the Navitus Bay wind farm project goes ahead.

Friday, 22nd May, 2015 10:23am

By Sally Perry with 31 readers' comments