New ‘green steel’ plant to be built in Ardersier, Scotland

The owner of Ardersier Port in the north of Scotland plans to build a production unit for long steel materials made in ‘green steel’ as part of a plan to transform the site into Europe’s first fully circular Energy Transition Facility, the company said on Thursday December 2.

The company plans to build the largest facility in the UK for the fabrication and assembly of floating wind-power foundations. Earlier this year, Ardersier Port signed an agreement with Norway-based BW Ideol, a manufacturer of floating wind-power bases, guaranteeing it exclusive access to the port for the building of its floating foundations. The new steelworks will be built as part of a five-year transformation plan for Ardersier, 14 miles east of Inverness....


Maria Tanatar

December 07, 2021

18:10 GMT