£300,000 solar plans for Port of Silloth

Plans to build a new £300,000 solar farm at the Port of Silloth have been unveiled. A total of 960 panels will be installed on the northern side of the Marshall Dock, which are expected to generate up to 220,000kWh of electricity. The energy produced will be used to power the port estate, providing green […]

New 2.3MW turbine to be installed at Newport

A new turbine with a capacity of 2.3MW will be installed at the Port of Newport. The Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced it is investing £3 million in the project. It is expected to be operating by autumn this year and is the second turbine to be installed in the port. The first was operational in 2014, […]

Green light for £310m wind turbine factory in Hull

Plans to build a giant £310 million wind turbine factory in Hull have been given the go-ahead by the city council’s Planning Committee. Engineering giant Siemens and Associated British Ports (ABP) are to start work on the production and installation facilities at Green Port Hull later this year. A separate application to build a blade […]

Humber Ports £100m revamp to boost Drax biomass

Three ports in the Humber region which will supply woodchips for Drax’s new biomass plant are splashing out £100million to cope with the new fuel source. The tide of new investment will see the Ports of Hull, Goole and Immingham upgraded to handle millions of tonnes of wood pellet shipments, the Associated British Ports (ABP) […]