Poc-Mast tech to accelerate connection to grid for Wiltshire solar farm

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Distribution has installed its first Point of Connection Mast to a solar farm in Wiltshire

Ofgem consults on subsea grid links

The regulator seeks views about subsea electricity transmission links that will connect Scotland and England along the east coast

SSEN procures 348MW of flexible energy service contracts

That’s equivalent to the electricity needed to power around 91,000 homes

SSEN deploys drones to inspect electricity infrastructure

Its partnership with Cyberhawk sees the use of drones to visualise power infrastructure from the rural Cotswolds to the urban areas of West London, without intrusion or inconvenience to customers

New UK initiative to prepare for and support EV transition

The Skyline project is expected to help pinpoint where new electricity demand to charge EVs is coming from ‘with unprecedented accuracy’

Heating homes with wind power could offer £26m in benefits for consumers

A new report notes up to 540GWh of wind power could be absorbed by domestic heating across off-gas grid Scotland in 2030, saving £24 million per year in wind constraint payments

SSEN awards flexibility contracts to hydro and wind plants

It is the first contract to be awarded to a wind generator by SSEN

Mayor and London’s utilities join forces for £1.5bn worth of infrastructure work

The funding will support upgrades of the gas and water supply network and will boost the EV charging infrastructure across the capital

SSEN boosts resilience of power supplies for Highland communities with £1.2m investment

Almost 600 properties will benefit from upgrades of the electricity networks, the construction of a new substation and an underground cable project

‘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