Ofgem conditionally approves Shetland transmission link

On 23 April, Ofgem set out its minded-to decision to approve Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks’ (SSEN’s) 600MW subsea electricity transmission link from Shetland to mainland Scotland. Following SSEN’s submission of its revised Final Needs Case in January, Ofgem has … Continued

SSE Renewables releases new offshore wind roadmap

SSE Renewables published Delivering 40GW of Offshore Wind in the UK by 2030 on 15 April, which outlines a nine-point action plan in which governments, regulators and statutory bodies will need to work with the offshore wind industry to reach … Continued

SIMEC Atlantis executives to take 20% pay cut

SIMEC Atlantis provided a COVID-19 update on 14 April, in which it explained that its CEO and executive team will take a 20% salary deferral as a result of the crisis. The Chairman and all Non-Executive Directors will take a … Continued

NnG offshore wind farm Director reassures supply chain

Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm Project Director Matthias Haag provided a project update on 8 April in which he confirmed that his team remains committed to “making sure Scotland benefits as much as possible from this project”. EDF … Continued

Scottish heating innovation begins trial

Scottish energy firm Biskit Controls has become the latest business to begin demonstrating an innovation in the Energy System Catapult’s 100-home Living Lab. The Living Lab is a real-world trial facility of 100 connected homes, where businesses can rapidly design, … Continued

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