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Major milestones in delivery of key contracts for 2030 Scottish electricity transmission network plans
SSEN Transmission ihas announced that it has selected Hitachi Energy as ‘preferred bidder’ for the HVDC Converter System and NKT as ‘preferred bidder’ for the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Cable for its Western Isles and Spittal-Peterhead subsea links.
SSEN Transmission to consult on first of a kind community fund
SSEN Transmission has set out plans for its first ever community benefit scheme, which will see the company working with communities across the north of Scotland to channel funds into vital local projects.
SSEN Transmission’s £10bn networks investment to support over 20,000 jobs throughout UK
SSEN Transmission’s £10 billion programme of investment into the transmission network across the north of Scotland will play a key role in enabling the connection of up to 11GW of new offshore wind capacity, supporting 20,000 jobs across the UK.
SSEN Distribution is powering ahead with Craigton substation upgrade
Homes and businesses in the Craigton area of Aberdeen are set to benefit from a more robust, resilient and reliable supply of electricity, with SSEN Distribution nearing completion of its £2m upgrade to the local primary substation.
SSEN Transmission signs debut £750m sustainability-linked facility
SSEN Transmission has signed its first ever sustainability-linked Revolving Credit Facility (RCF), further reinforcing the company’s commitment to sustainability in line with its Sustainability Action Plan.
Ofgem provisionally approve vital overhead line replacement in the north of Scotland
The GB electricity regulator Ofgem has provisionally approved SSEN Transmission’s proposed Fort Augustus to Skye overhead line replacement project.
Delivering a network for net zero and our future energy security
The north of Scotland is again set to play a leading role in the modern-day energy transition, tackling the climate crisis and delivering the UK and Scottish Government’s net zero and renewable power targets, as well as delivering energy security...
SSEN’s £10.6m investment to boost Bordon and Alton power supplies
Over 30,000 East Hampshire homes and businesses are to benefit from a multi-million project by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) that will ensure a more robust and flexible electricity infrastructure to meet their needs now and for many years to come.
Shetland HVDC connection marches on
A significant milestone has been reached in connecting Shetland to the national electricity grid for the first time as the next section of subsea cable laying gets underway, helping secure the islands future security of supply of clean, low carbon power.
New poles will play a vital “supporting role” in £10m upgrade to Islay’s electricity network
As part of SSEN Distribution’s £10m project to upgrade the electricity network on Islay - making the island’s infrastructure more resilient and less susceptible to power cuts – teams will be building nearly 30km of new overhead line, with these 292 new poles set to play a vital “supporting” role.