Nigg Energy Park

A jobs boom could see 300 jobs created at Nigg Energy Park in the Cromarty Firth if ambitious plans to diversify from the oil and gas industry to offshore renewables are given the green light.

Global Energy aims to expand the oil fabrication yard to enable it to deal with massive 100-metre steel towers for windfarms.

The Inverness-based firm want to change the use of its land to manufacture and store fabricated products for the renewables sector. It also wants to construct a blast and paint base.

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