SSEN to proceed with plans for North East and East Coast transmission reinforcements
SSEN is to proceed with plans to reinforce the existing North East and East Coast onshore transmission system following a positive ‘proceed’ signal in this year’s Network Options Assessment (NOA) report published by the System Operator.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has published its 2016/17 Visual Impact of Scottish Transmission Assets (VISTA) review which recommends ten sites to be put forward for a £500m fund administered by the electricity and gas markets regulator, Ofgem, to mitigate the impact of existing electricity infrastructure on the visual amenity of nationally designated landscapes.
A team of twelve pupils from Keith Grammar School have won a national engineering competition and, with the help of Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), are now preparing to represent Scotland in the international final in California this month.
A team of contractors working on SSEN’s Skye Tee transmission project came to the aid of local Fire and Rescue operatives this week helping assist efforts to put out a wild fire in the Invergarry area.