Fife has many significant sites available for development with excellent transport links and short distances from port and quayside locations.
These sites are offered by landowners with an interest in supporting the renewables sector.
The landowners work with Fife Council and Scottish Enterprise to explore and improve links to port infrastructure offered by Rosyth, Inverkeithing and Methil.
The Shepherd Offshore Group have acquired the 60ha former Hyundai site in Dunfermline. Located just off the M90, the Group, already heavily involved in the renewables and oil and gas sectors in the North East of England. They are exploring linkages with the Rosyth Waterfront and Inverkeithing Bay to support engineering, training, demonstration and R&D activities on the site.
Westfield is situated on the site of what was previously an opencast coal mine. It is situated on 392 hectares of a mainly rural area but only three miles from Glenrothes and with easy access to the M90.
The Westfield Green Business Park is proposed for an area on the western edge of the site (owned by Scottish Resources Group). The proposal includes a number of possible uses including materials recycling, waste treatment, renewable energy technologies and related developments.