X-Wind Power, manufacturer of the worlds most advanced vertical axis wind turbines, is relocating its operations to Discovery Park, Sandwich in Kent. Dong Energy described X-Wind as a ‘potentially game changing technology’.

X-wind Power are extremely grateful for the support received to date from key figures within Kent including: Kent County Council; Locate in Kent and Laura Sandys MP.

Laura says: “I’m delighted that X-Wind will shortly be based in East Kent, their innovative approach to wind energy generation is truly enlightened, demonstrating how existing roads, railways and sea defences can be used to generate significant amounts of energy.” Laura Sandys MP [Thanet South]

As part of the relocation X-Wind Power are gearing up their recruitment activities with the aim to hire 16 people in 2013 and 90 people within the next five years. The company is seeking engineers and technicians to become key members of the design team to develop and bring to market the next generation of wind turbines. Apprenticeships are also on offer for candidates with the right attitude and motivation.

“Kent offers X-Wind highly talented people living close to our future base at Discovery Park. The communication infrastructure and the quality of people locally were some of the deciding factors in choosing Kent for our business.” Michael Blaize, X-Wind Power CEO

Interested candidates can now apply through X-Wind Power web site.

For more information about X-Wind Power and available vacancies, please visit www.x-windpower.com.


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