Last push to restore power to 1,100 Scots

Engineers are on a final push to reconnect 1,100 customers in the Highlands and Western Isles still without power after treacherous storms this weekend. More than 120,000 homes have been hooked back to the grid by Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD) and its sister firm SEPD. SSE, which owns the firms, says engineers battled […]

UK’s first large scale grid battery powered in Orkney

The UK’s first large-scale battery has been connected to the local electricity distribution network in Orkney. The project is part of a trial that aims to find how the intermittent nature of renewable energy generation can be resolved by using large-scale batteries and the role they can play. Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD) connected […]