Lowestoft port completes first phase of renewable energy hub

 Lowestoft port completes first phase of £300,000 clearance to create renewable energy hub
A vessel carrying an offshore wind farm substation sails away from the port of Lowestoft. Picture by: Andrew Papworth.

A vessel carrying an offshore wind farm substation sails away from the port of Lowestoft. Picture by: Andrew Papworth.

The first phase of a project to open up more land for Lowestoft port’s bid to become a recognised renewable energy hub has been completed.

The £300,000 demolition work will clear a 13-acre site at the port’s Shell Quay for development as owners Associated British Ports (ABP) bid to attract more major wind farm operators. The company has invested £1m in the last quarter alone

It follows an announcement in October that ABP has signed a new contract with Norfolk boat builder Goodchild Marine Services for a new pilot boat.

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