Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says he “completely believes” awarding green freeport status to the Opportunity Cromarty Firth (OCF) consortium will entice young people to stay in the region and address the thorny question of depopulation in the Highlands.
Opportunity Cromarty Firth
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.
A renewable energy company is exploring the potential of a mobile quayside in the north should the Opportunity Cromarty Firth (OCF) bid to become a green freeport succeed.
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.
Loganair says securing green freeport status for Inverness and the Cromarty Firth would play a major part in establishing the infrastructure needed for airlines to switch to zero-carbon fuels.
Renewable energy developer and operator SSE Renewables is the latest organisation to lend its support to Opportunity Cromarty Firth (OCF), the consortium bidding for a green freeport centered on the firth and Inverness.
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 business leader involved in the development of the largest offshore wind farm in the world has joined forces with a group spearheading a bid to win green freeport status in the Highlands.
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.
Offshore wind developer Ocean Winds is joining Opportunity Cromarty Firth and supporting the body’s green freeport bid.
Falck Renewables, BlueFloat Energy and Ørsted have thrown their weight behind the bid to win Scottish green freeport status for the Cromarty Firth.
Research on how green hydrogen technologies can be used to create a cleaner fuel to be used out at sea has been launched in Easter Ross.
A bid to create a freeport in the Cromarty Firth is being backed by accountants and business advisers Johnston Carmichael.
An initiative aimed at helping create a renewable energy jobs boom in the Highlands has been launched, following the appointment of its first manager.
Scottish greenports will ‘level playing field’ with England on offshore wind work – Cromarty Firth boss
Creation of “greenports” will let Scotland compete with England for offshore wind manufacturing work, according to a Cromarty Firth boss.
Ambitious plans to turn the Cromarty Firth into a free port that could secure work and jobs for the next 50 years have been revealed.