We are a world-class supplier of engineering raw materials. Our objective is to provide all our customers, from the small machine shop to the large multi-national corporation, a supply path that continuously delivers the highest levels of service, quality and value.
Wind Farming reflects successful renewable energy initiatives across Norfolk and Suffolk, and we supply engineering materials to support this sector.
Power generation has long been a traditional market activity in our area, but in recent years, the appetite for low cost, renewable energy is now at the forefront.
The wind farm sector in both Norfolk and Suffolk has grown at a considerable pace. Harnessing the power of the wind to create energy is cleaner, more sustainable and cost-effective. With more than 130 miles of coastline, our territory boasts numerous wind farm projects. From turbine blades to structures, we support the sector with high-quality engineering materials.
Wind farming operations are here to stay, but the sector still faces technological challenges. Fossil fuel power plants scale output to meet consumer demand, but wind farms find this aspect much more difficult. However, new technological innovations may resolve these problems. For example, using the remnants of gas from a redundant shale seam to up the power of wind turbines during high demand is being explored, as is the option to combine solar with existing wind turbine technologies.
Smiths Norwich fully supports the renewable energy sector. With our broad range of material products, we offer solutions for our customers for next-generation renewable energy initiatives to leave the planet with a lower carbon footprint.
Please click here to contact us and discover more about our range of engineering materials, including alloys and plastics.
Smiths Metal Centres
9 Arms Park Road, Union Park, Fifers Lane
Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 6NE
Tel: +44 (0)1603 789878
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