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

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

Electric cars charging
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

SSEN splashes £4.5m to protect island community’s power from floods

The money will be used to elevate the village of Osney Island’s substation above the high-water level

SSEN partners up for flexible power procurement services

Consumers providing the flexibility services will typically be paid around £300/MWh

SSEN invests £3m in ‘self-restoring’ network technology

It is expected to dramatically reduce the duration of unplanned power cuts

Wind turbine
Ofgem minded to approve Shetland power link, reject Western Isles project

The former decision is subject to Viking Energy Wind Farm being awarded subsidies through the Contract for Difference scheme

UK power network operators join forces for ‘£40m customer savings’

They aim to keep more renewable energy flowing onto local networks