SP Energy Networks launches £15m green fund

It will work with the Scottish Government and Ofgem to support green initiatives that can help boost local economic growth

New £8m project to enable cheaper network access for local energy

A project aimed at facilitating quicker and cheaper network access for local energy projects in Dumfries and Galloway has been granted £8 million by Ofgem. It is part of the regulator’s Innovation Roll-out Mechanism, which funds innovative technologies that provide long term value to consumers. SP Energy Networks, which will use the funding for its […]

Power cut awareness campaign launched

ScottishPower’s network business is launching a campaign to increase awareness about what people should do during a power cut. A recent survey found almost half (46%) of consumers believe they are unprepared for a power outage, claims the supplier. Only 40% of ScottishPower Energy Networks (SPEN) customers said they would contact the network firm should […]

ABB wins $26m Scottish wind order

Power and technology firm ABB has won an order worth around $26 million (£16m) to supply its gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) for wind substations in Scotland. ABB will design, supply and commission its 420 kiloVolt GIS for SP Energy Networks, the Scottish Power company which owns and operates the power transmission and distribution network in southern […]