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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.


Aventus Energy Alness training centre is first of its kind

Aventus Energy Alness training centre is first of its kind

Aventus Energy Alness training centre is first of its kind

19 June 2022

The move comes at an exciting time for the Cromarty Firth area.


Ocean Winds backs Opportunity Cromarty Firth green freeport bid

Ocean Winds backs Opportunity Cromarty Firth green freeport bid

Ocean Winds backs 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).


Roy MacGregor: 'This is one of the biggest industrial opportunities Scotland has ever had and the Highland area is at its heart'

Roy MacGregor: 'This is one of the biggest industrial opportunities Scotland has ever had and the Highland area is at its heart'

Roy MacGregor: 'This is one of the biggest industrial opportunities Scotland has ever had and the Highland area is at its heart'

28 May 2022

A businessman has said the Cromarty Firth winning green freeport status could be 'one of the biggest industrial opportunities Scotland has ever had'.


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.


'No other location in the entire nation better positioned to become a green freeport' than Cromarty Firth

'No other location in the entire nation better positioned to become a green freeport' than Cromarty Firth

'No other location in the entire nation better positioned to become a green freeport' than Cromarty Firth

19 May 2022

Inverness Chamber of Commerce has joined Opportunity Cromarty Firth which is committed to Cromarty Firth being a Scottish Green Freeport.


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


Opportunity Cromarty Firth say the region's proven track record make the Highlands ideally placed to deliver on new government energy strategy

Opportunity Cromarty Firth say the region's proven track record make the Highlands ideally placed to deliver on new government energy strategy

Opportunity Cromarty Firth say the region's proven track record make the Highlands ideally placed to deliver on new government energy strategy

08 April 2022

The Cromarty Firth and Highlands are ready to play a key role in delivering the UK’s new Energy Security Strategy


Dramatic video images show the Port of Cromarty Firth’s (PoCF) latest pilot vessel undergoing a rigorous final trial in heavy seas

Dramatic video images show the Port of Cromarty Firth’s (PoCF) latest pilot vessel undergoing a rigorous final trial in heavy seas

Dramatic video images show the Port of Cromarty Firth’s (PoCF) latest pilot vessel undergoing a rigorous final trial in heavy seas

06 April 2022

Irish Seas provide a tough test for new Port of Cromarty Firth pilot vessel


Opportunity Cromarty Firth pledges to make 'compelling bid' for green freeport status

Opportunity Cromarty Firth pledges to make 'compelling bid' for green freeport status

Opportunity Cromarty Firth pledges to make 'compelling bid' for green freeport status

25 March 2022

Opportunity Cromarty Firth has reaffirmed its determination to be one of Scotland's two green freeports following the publication of new guidance


New guide calls on Scotland's green freeport operators to commit to fair work practices and green energy ambitions

New guide calls on Scotland's green freeport operators to commit to fair work practices and green energy ambitions

New guide calls on Scotland's green freeport operators to commit to fair work practices and green energy ambitions

25 March 2022

A new guide has been published to show potential green freeport operators what will be required of them by the Scottish and UK governments


Third Martime UK Award in succession for Port of Comarty Firth is recognition of its positive impact on the wider region

Third Martime UK Award in succession for Port of Comarty Firth is recognition of its positive impact on the wider region

Third Martime UK Award in succession for Port of Comarty Firth is recognition of its positive impact on the wider region

14 March 2022

The Port of Cromarty Firth completed a hat trick of wins at the Maritime UK Awards by once again winning the coastal powerhouse category


Highland Council makes deal with net zero technology specialist with the aim of becoming a centre of innovation for decarbonised transport

Highland Council makes deal with net zero technology specialist with the aim of becoming a centre of innovation for decarbonised transport

Highland Council makes deal with net zero technology specialist with the aim of becoming a centre of innovation for decarbonised transport

11 March 2022

The Highlands is set to be a leader in the decarbonisation of transport following an agreement between the council and net zero specialist Getech


New director will oversee development of pioneering Inverness hydrogen hub

New director will oversee development of pioneering Inverness hydrogen hub

New director will oversee development of pioneering Inverness hydrogen hub

08 March 2022

Net zero technology provider Getech has appointed a new director to lead the development of its green hydrogen hubs, including one in Inverness


Online low-carbon workshops to be held by Transition Black Isle

Online low-carbon workshops to be held by Transition Black Isle

Online low-carbon workshops to be held by Transition Black Isle

07 March 2022

WORKSHOPS aimed at helping people make the switch to low-carbon heating are being held by Transition Black Isle.


Renewables sector expansion good news for Highland firms, Scottish Renewables report states

Renewables sector expansion good news for Highland firms, Scottish Renewables report states

Renewables sector expansion good news for Highland firms, Scottish Renewables report states

19 February 2022

Businesses with strong Ross-shire links are set to benefit from a massive expansion in Scotland's renewables energy sector


Silver lining for Tain primary infants after power outage

Silver lining for Tain primary infants after power outage

Silver lining for Tain primary infants after power outage

30 January 2022

Infants at a primary school in Tain are enjoying a new barked area in their learning garden after a power outage required SSE to dig it up.


Orkney test marks a major milestone for Inverness wave power pioneer AWS Ocean Energy

Orkney test marks a major milestone for Inverness wave power pioneer AWS Ocean Energy

Orkney test marks a major milestone for Inverness wave power pioneer AWS Ocean Energy

27 January 2022

Highland wave power innovator AWS Ocean Energy is marking a major milestone with the arrival of its new wave energy converter in Orkney for sea tests


Iconic shipbuilder Harland & Wolff holds its first ever Highland careers fair

Iconic shipbuilder Harland & Wolff holds its first ever Highland careers fair

Iconic shipbuilder Harland & Wolff holds its first ever Highland careers fair

20 January 2022

One of the most famous names in shipbuilding, Harland & Wolff, is to host its first Inverness-Nigg Careers’ Evening in Alness


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