|Deputy Darren Duquemin with the Head of Bunscoill Ghaelgagh Julie Matthews|
|Ruth Keggin (Courtesy of Phil Kneen)|
|Vanessa McWilliam, Ruth Keggin and David Pearce |
(Courtesy of Phil Kneen)
Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin commented: “The opportunities for the Isle of Man in renewable energy are significant. For example, we estimate that leasing parts of the seabed within our waters to an offshore wind farm developer would generate several millions of pounds of income per year for the Isle of Man Government.
“The potential return to the Isle of Man from large offshore wind farms could be worth £5M per year from leasing the seabed in our territorial sea.
“All the infrastructure costs involved in building and installing the wind farms would be borne by the developer, not the Isle of Man Government.