We are part of Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks, operating under licence as Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc for the transmission of electricity in the north of Scotland...
As a natural monopoly, we are closely regulated by the GB energy regulator, Ofgem, who determine how much revenue we are allowed to earn for constructing, maintaining and renovating our transmission network in the north of Scotland...
Making sure that generation developments can connect to our network is one of our primary responsibilities as the owner of the network in the north of Scotland. Click here to find out more about Network Connections...
The VISTA project is part of a GB wide programme to minimise the visual impact of pre-existing transmission infrastructure
The installation of a subsea cable, capable of carrying up to 1200MW of electricity between Caithness and Moray and reinforcement of the existing onshore network.
Status: Construction Phase
An additional 132kV overhead line to Skye is required to enable the connection of new generation located in the north of the island.
Status: Early Development
We are developing proposals to reinforce the electricity network on the Orkney Islands to enable the connection of renewable energy
Status: Project assessment
The upgrade of the line to 400kV to release renewable capacity from the north of Scotland