Business chiefs backing a new green freeport for the north-east have spelled out why the region ticks all the boxes in a letter to the new prime minister.
North East Scotland Green Freeport (NESGF)
Heavyweight backers of the Opportunity Cromarty Firth (OCF) consortium’s green freeport bid insist the status would be a “vital catalyst” for long-term local and national benefits.
Supporters of green freeport for north-east have urged Nicola Sturgeon to back her pledge to make the region a ‘net zero capital’ of Europe
Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to back a bid for a green freeport in the north east of Scotland.
Former secretary of state for business Andrea Leadsom MP lent support to the bid for a green freeport in the north east, which advocates say could create up to 32,000 jobs.
A hydrogen-powered vehicle dubbed as "the most energy efficient car on the planet" could be built in Aberdeen creating over 800 jobs.
Green freeport win in Inverness and Cromarty Firth could fast-track £1bn investment in region – partners
Hydrogen partners ScottishPower and Storegga have backed Opportunity Cromarty Firth’s (OCF) green freeport bid although the carbon storage specialist is also supporting a rival Aberdeen and Peterhead harbour application.
Partners behind an ambitious plan to create 30,000 jobs across the north east have called for governments in Holyrood and Westminster to back its proposal to create a "green freeport" in Aberdeen and Peterhead.