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Highland Green Freeport bid is 'without doubt the best bid that is on the table'

Highland Green Freeport bid is 'without doubt the best bid that is on the table'

Highland Green Freeport bid is 'without doubt the best bid that is on the table'

01 July 2022

Newly elected councillors unanimously back Opportunity Cromarty Firth's 'transformational' bid


Green hydrogen partnership throws its support behind £1b Highland investment bid

Green hydrogen partnership throws its support behind £1b Highland investment bid

Green hydrogen partnership throws its support behind £1b Highland investment bid

30 June 2022

ScottishPower and Storegga have expressed their support for the Green Freeport bid by Opportunity Cromarty Firth.


Public support for offshore wind farms 'strong', new survey finds

Public support for offshore wind farms 'strong', new survey finds

Public support for offshore wind farms 'strong', new survey finds

29 June 2022

A LARGE majority of Scots are in favour of offshore wind farms, a survey for the Scottish Government has revealed.


How a local company is turning ropes into plant pots

How a local company is turning ropes into plant pots

How a local company is turning ropes into plant pots

24 June 2022

Marine equipment and technology supplier Gael Force Group is partnering with a business that works to turn waste into recyclable garden products.


MSP Fergus Ewing: Producing more drops our carbon footprint

MSP Fergus Ewing: Producing more drops our carbon footprint

MSP Fergus Ewing: Producing more drops our carbon footprint

23 June 2022

He argues that we'll 'need oil and gas for decades' as transition to renewables


New kids on the block ready to make a splash

New kids on the block ready to make a splash

New kids on the block ready to make a splash

17 June 2022

Cromarty Firth Marine Services was built during an unprecedented 2020 and hope to become the leading dive and rope access company in Scotland.


Major infrastructure player joins Opportunity Cromarty Firth green freeport bid

Major infrastructure player joins Opportunity Cromarty Firth green freeport bid

Major infrastructure player joins Opportunity Cromarty Firth green freeport bid

16 June 2022

One of Scotland’s leading offshore wind companies is joining Opportunity Cromarty Firth and supporting their green freeport bid.


Highlands and Islands an ‘ideal’ place for a green freeport

Highlands and Islands an ‘ideal’ place for a green freeport

Highlands and Islands an ‘ideal’ place for a green freeport

14 June 2022

The region is an ideal place to host at least one of Scotland’s green free ports, according to Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).


Fergus Ewing: Scotland has a positive story to tell on power

Fergus Ewing: Scotland has a positive story to tell on power

Fergus Ewing: Scotland has a positive story to tell on power

10 June 2022

He says onshore wind pays 'more than £106 million a year' into Scotland’s economy


UK government minister meets Highland business leaders

UK government minister meets Highland business leaders

UK government minister meets Highland business leaders

10 June 2022

MP Iain Stewart highlighted how the region can potentially benefit from Westminster's plans


Launch of new wind turbine installation provider to create 70 jobs across Scotland

Launch of new wind turbine installation provider to create 70 jobs across Scotland

Launch of new wind turbine installation provider to create 70 jobs across Scotland

01 June 2022

Global Wind Projects plans to become one of the UK and Ireland’s leading providers of onshore and offshore wind turbine installation services.


Global initiative to launch to help with future floating offshore wind projects in the Cromarty and Moray Firths

Global initiative to launch to help with future floating offshore wind projects in the Cromarty and Moray Firths

Global initiative to launch to help with future floating offshore wind projects in the Cromarty and Moray Firths

27 May 2022

HIE have announced a new initiative to help attract overseas manufacturers to the Highlands and Islands.


Inverness coach firm invests £2.3m in luxury low-emission upgrade

Inverness coach firm invests £2.3m in luxury low-emission upgrade

Inverness coach firm invests £2.3m in luxury low-emission upgrade

21 May 2022

D&E coaches have invested in luxury low-emission coaches to help boost tourism in the Highlands


Highlands and North-East set to lead the way in pathway to Net Zero analysis

Highlands and North-East set to lead the way in pathway to Net Zero analysis

Highlands and North-East set to lead the way in pathway to Net Zero analysis

11 May 2022

SSEN Transmission has published its 2022 North of Scotland Future Energy Scenarios (NoSFES) paper.


New 'first' for Orkney tidal power testing site after US firm signs deal

New 'first' for Orkney tidal power testing site after US firm signs deal

New 'first' for Orkney tidal power testing site after US firm signs deal

11 May 2022

A US-based tidal energy developer has signed a deal to test its next generation energy converter at Orkney's European Marine Energy Centre.


Partnership to bring green hydrogen to the Highlands with first project in Cromarty

Partnership to bring green hydrogen to the Highlands with first project in Cromarty

Partnership to bring green hydrogen to the Highlands with first project in Cromarty

06 May 2022

Scottish Power and Storegga will provide green hydrogen across the Highlands which could transform industry


Drew Hendry: Energy price battle will go on in the new term

Drew Hendry: Energy price battle will go on in the new term

Drew Hendry: Energy price battle will go on in the new term

04 May 2022

The UK parliament was prorogued last week, marking the end of this parliamentary term.


Energy firm announces plans for 400 new jobs across Scotland over the next year

Energy firm announces plans for 400 new jobs across Scotland over the next year

Energy firm announces plans for 400 new jobs across Scotland over the next year

04 May 2022

SSEN Transmission have announced plans for 400 new jobs across Scotland over the next year


New hydro scheme's electrical infrastructure plans to go on show

New hydro scheme's electrical infrastructure plans to go on show

New hydro scheme's electrical infrastructure plans to go on show

03 May 2022

PUBLIC views are being sought on plans to construct new transmission infrastructure linked to the proposed Coire Glas hydro scheme at Loch Lochy.


GB grid connection transformers arrive at Shetland

GB grid connection transformers arrive at Shetland

GB grid connection transformers arrive at Shetland

02 May 2022

The project to connect Shetland to the GB transmission network has stepped up a gear after the first two of four new transformers arrived at Lerwick.


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