SSE to invest £200m in Scottish wind farm project

Power supplier SSE has agreed to buy a wind farm project near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands, in which it plans to invest around £200 million. The energy company acquired the 33-turbine Dunmaglass project from Renewable Energy Systems Group (RES) and expects to begin full construction later this year. When completed, the wind farm will […]

SSE to build £30m Scottish hydropower plant

Energy supplier SSE has confirmed it will build a £30 million hydropower plant in Ross-shire in northern Scotland. The 7.5MW Glasa scheme is expected to be completed by the end of 2015 and when fully operational will generate enough electricity to power around 10,000 homes. The project was consented by Scottish Ministers in 2010 but […]

SSE plan major hydro storage scheme

SSE’s renewable energy development division has submitted an application to the Scottish Government to construct a pumped storage hydroelectric scheme to the north-west of Loch Lochy in the Great Glen. SSE Renewables says the project could have a power capacity of 600MW. In the form of a reservoir, the scheme could store up to 30GWh, […]