UK-Norway interconnector granted planning approval

The North Connect interconnector between Norway and Peterhead has been granted planning permission by Aberdeenshire County Council. Permission to lay a 415-mile cable with a capacity of 1.4GW was granted in a planning meeting held on Thursday 17 January. The … Continued

SSEN announces completion of Caithness-Moray transmission link

SSEN Transmission has announced that it has completed the 1,200MW capacity Caithness-Moray electricity transmission link. In an 11 January press release, the firm said that total spend for the project is estimated to be around £970mn against an Ofgem-approved allowance … Continued

New Scottish wind farm connected to grid

The 88MW Kype Muir wind farm in South Lanarkshire has been connected the grid. It was announced by French cable company Nexans on Tuesday 8 January that a 16km underground cable now connects the 26-turbine wind farm to the new … Continued

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