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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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Record year for connections increases total renewable capacity in the north of Scotland to over 4.5GW

The electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland is now supporting over 4.5GW of renewable electricity following the recent successful connections of Bienneun (Blue Energy, 108.8MW) and Bhlaraidh (SSE Renewables, 108MW) wind farms...
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Beinneun wind farm connected two months early

Beinneun wind farm has been connected to the electricity transmission network, almost two months ahead of its contracted connection date...
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SSEPD publishes response to Orkney network reinforcement consultation

SSEPD has today published the response to its consultation ‘Connecting Orkney – Electricity Network Reinforcement’ and is proposing a list of actions to help resolve the issues around reinforcing the grid.
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