Gamesa plans to build £125m wind turbine plant

Wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa has announced plans to build a manufacturing facility in the Port of Leith. If the project gets the go ahead, it could be worth up to €150 million (£125m) of investment and is expected to support between 800 and 1,000 jobs. The factory will make blades and the generator units that […]

Forth Ports accepts £760m takeover

Forth Ports has accepted a £760m takeover offer by its largest shareholder, Arcus European Infrastructure Fund. owns six ports in Scotland, including Dundee, Leith and Rosyth, and Tilbury in London. Under its energy arm Forth Energy, it also has extensive interests in the renewables sector, with plans to build biomass facilities at Leith and Rosyth […]

Scottish ports biomass plans unveiled

Plans for two renewable energy plants in Scotland are on display this week. Forth Energy is to build biomass facilities in the ports of Leith and Rosyth to encourage the development of more offshore wind power in the area, as well as provide a boost for Scotland’s timber industry in the country. The Leith plant […]