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Scotland’s largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility connected to the transmission network

SSEN has successfully connected the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) to the transmission network this week.
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Flying into pole position

140 new composite poles which will connect the Dorenell Wind Farm to SSEN's Blackhillock Substation, near Keith, have now been successfully installed with the help of a specialist helicopter from the USA.
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SSEN sets out proposed transmission reinforcement for Orkney

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is hosting a further round of public consultation events on Orkney to provide an update on its proposed transmission connection to the main GB transmission system.
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Battling the elements

Whilst it may have been milder winter than normal for most, with snow shovels and antifreeze staying in storage for another year, for the team of engineers and contractors responsible for connecting Stronelairg wind farm to the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, it has been anything but.
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Over the hills to Skye

A video showing the construction of the first overhead transmission line to Skye in the 1970s has resurfaced as SSEN invites local residents to attend drop-in information events regarding the Fort Augustus to Skye project in Glengarry and Kyleakin next week.
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