SSEN partners with local network generator to ensure security of supply

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) announced that, while it progressed plans to replace the subsea cable between Jura and Tayvallich in Scotland, 40% of the average local electricity demand was met by Inver Hydro Power Station.

The company also worked alongside Bowmore Power Station to ensure customers on the islands continued to receive power across Islay, Jura and Colonsay, avoiding 2,450 tonnes of carbon emissions.

In a statement published on 13 April, Stewart Reid, Head of Future Networks at SSEN said: “The proliferation of low-carbon technologies is creating more opportunities to take a low-carbon approach to addressing network constraint […] our ambition is now to increase Constraint Managed Zone usage across both our distribution areas to deliver cost savings and significant carbon reductions.”

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