Around 835 renewable energy jobs will be created at the peak of construction, while the biomass plant will sustain more than 100 full time jobs once operational.
Work on a massive green energy plant at Teesport will start by early next year - as developer MGT Power announces details of how people can apply for hundreds of jobs created by the scheme.
The company has appointed a consortium of Abengoa and Toshiba as the preferred bidder to construct its £650m Tees Renewable Energy Plant (REP), as it invites contractors and workers to register their interest in the landmark project.
Around 835 jobs will be created at the peak of construction, with more than 100 permanent full-time jobs once operational.
It’s hoped site preparation works will start by early 2016, subject to the project achieving financial close.