Fife Council supports plans to redevelop Longannet site

Fife Council announced on Wednesday 18 December that a planning application from Scottish Enterprise to redevelop the Longannet site has been approved. Longannet power station, which closed in 2016, was the last coal-fired power station in Scotland. Fife Council Co-Leader, … Continued

Ofgem minded to approve SHEPD contribution to transmission links

Following consultation in May, Ofgem issued its decision on 17 December on Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution’s (SHEPD’s) proposal to contribute towards proposed electricity transmission links to Shetland, Western Isles and Orkney. For the Shetland Link, subject to Ofgem approving … Continued

Caithness-Moray transmission link completed

SSEN Transmission’s £1bn Caithness-Moray HVDC link was officially completed on 10 December. The link has been operational since January and all major works associated with the project were completed in the summer. The 113km subsea link allows the efficient transfer … Continued

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