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

SSEN has invested £5 million in Moray’s electricity network

The electricity network operator says homes and businesses across the Scottish region will benefit from a stronger, more resilient power network

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Ofgem gives green light for £260m Orkney electricity transmission link

The approval for SSEN to develop the 220MW power link is subject to conditions

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Scotland revs up £7.5m funding for EV infrastructure

The project is a partnership between the Scottish Government and network companies including SP Energy Networks and SSEN

Didcot demolition leaves 40,000 households without power

Material from the demolition struck the overhead electricity network, which led to the power outage between 7am and 8.20am on Sunday

Efficiency measures ‘could vastly reduce UK domestic consumption’

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks says along with price incentives and better consumer engagement, this could slash emissions and costs associated with energy

New £140,000 energy advisor programme to tackle fuel poverty

The support provided will include energy efficiency advice, referrals to the Warm Home Discount Scheme, supplier switching advice as well as benefits checks