‘Electric vehicle ownership must increase by 11,000% for a net zero UK’

Electric vehicle ownership will increase from 44k to five million in the south of England and north of Scotland, according to a report

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Surplus wind energy to heat off-grid Scottish homes

The project aims to help cater to fluctuating power demand without disrupting the distribution network

SSEN moves ahead with plan to remove electricity lines from Scottish national park

More than 7,500 kilometres of overhead lines and 25 transmission towers are expected to be removed – the energy infrastructure will instead be buried underground

Ofgem approves SSEN proposal for Shetland-Scotland transmission link

The link would allow new wind farms on Shetland to export renewable electricity to the rest of the UK

SSEN invites Scottish generators to bid on flexible services

SSEN has identified five areas on the west coast that will benefit from smarter grid solutions

SSEN launches £350k fund to support communities during pandemic

The fund will offer grants of up to £3,000 for projects supporting vulnerable people amid coronavirus pandemic

SSEN resubmits plan for £709m Shetland power link

Ofgem rejected the proposal last October after SSEN failed to secure a Contract for Difference in the government’s auction for the Viking Energy Wind Farm

SSEN granted £9.5m for low carbon network resilience

The Resilience as a Service (RaaS) project seeks to avoid carbon intensive standby generation while supporting network reliability and resilience

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UK ‘must introduce investment mechanism to help networks reach net zero’

That’s the suggestion from network operator SSEN, which has published a new report outlining a number of policy recommendations to ensure the UK’s network infrastructure is prepared to go carbon-neutral

Ofgem rejects SSEN’s £709m Shetland power link

The approval was based on the Viking Energy Wind Farm securing subsidies through the UK Government’s Contracts for Difference auction last month