Ofgem consults on £205m Scottish coastal electricity upgrades

Energy regulator Ofgem is consulting on plans to upgrade a stretch of the electricity network on the Scottish coast for £205million. This is one of several new projects due to be considered by Ofgem between 2013 and 2021. The work will include two subsea cables between the Kintyre peninsula and Hunterston as well as the […]

SSE ditches plans for windfarm off Kintyre

Scottish and Southern Energy has ditched plans an offshore wind farm in Scotland. The company has halted work on the windfarm at Kintyre following consultations that highlighted potential problems regarding the project’s impact on nearby Campbeltown Airport, local communities and recreational sailing in the area. SSE will however press ahead with a windfarm off 13km […]