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 successfully energised its 132kV gas-insulated equipment at its Blackhillock Substation site, near Keith which will enable the connection of renewable generation in Moray.
Four transformers that will play a vital role in the north of Scotland’s future electricity network are set to make the final stage of their journey to Spittal substation, Achanarras, over the coming weeks
The final phase of transmission tower removal from the Cairngorms National Park is now under way, with work to dismantle the remaining section between Aviemore and Kingussie marked earlier today with the symbolic toppling of a tower against the spectacular backdrop of the Cairngorms Mountain Range.