Earls Gate Energy Centre is a new energy recovery facility at Earls Gate Park, Grangemouth. The new plant will replace an existing gas-fired facility and will provide heat and power for CalaChem and adjacent industrial plants, and export surplus electricity to the National Grid.
Enabling works (preparations to make the building site ready for construction) started at the beginning of 2019 and we expect construction to take about three years. Commissioning will begin in 2021 and we expect the plant to be fully operational by the the middle of 2022.
Once construction is complete and the site becomes operational, 31 full-time, permanent jobs will be created. Plant operator, MES Environmental (MESE), has begun a phased recruitment process and vacancies will be advertised on their website and through national and local recruitment agencies over the coming months. For more details, please visit MESE’s website. There will also be a need for ongoing support and general service contracts throughout the facility’s operational life.
During construction, many sub-contractors will be required in areas ranging from canteen services to engineering and construction, office materials, transport services and accommodation. We held a Meet the Buyer event in March 2019 at which local suppliers had an opportunity to meet our procurement teams. If you missed the event but still want to register as a potential supplier, you can send us your company details.
In May 2019, we held a jobs fair for people to find out about construction-related jobs opportunities and longer term employment prospects at the facility. If you missed the event but are still interested in a role during the construction phase, please visit our contact page where you will find further details on how to submit your CV.