Renewables Project Creates Jobs in Scotland

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Liberty House Group are to make wind towers and large-scale tubular steel fabrication at steel plants in Dalzell and Clydebridge. It is hoped that the project will create jobs for ex-Tata Steel employees who lost their jobs last year as well as those looking to join the steel industry for the first time. WWF Scotland have welcomed the news and call on the Scottish government to fully support a zero-carbon transition.

WWF Scotland Director Lang Banks said: “Following this week’s announcement of over 100 new jobs at Nigg on the Cromarty Firth to support the construction of an offshore wind farm, it’s great to hear of the potential for even more jobs linked to renewables.

“This news underscores the type of jobs benefits that will come as the UK transitions to a zero-carbon economy.

“However, to ensure we reap the maximum benefits of becoming a zero-carbon nation, Government must put in place the necessary policies to fully support this important transition.”