Farry welcomes creation of 100 new jobs from renewable energy firm

Alliance MLA Stephen Farry has welcomed the announcement that Kingspan Renewables will create 100 new jobs in Portadown. The company makes solar panels and solar water heating systems.

Stephen Farry MLA said: “This is great news for the Northern Ireland economy and especially the local Portadown economy. This again shows that Northern Ireland has the means to become a world leader in renewable technology.

“These jobs will be highly skilled and they are the type we need create to grow our economy strongly and sustainably.

“Alliance has called for a commitment to invest in a Green New Deal and these jobs show how valuable this could be to our economy.”

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