Working in remote locations

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is working to upgrade 8km of its network near Fasnakyle in the Highlands.

To transport the wooden electricity poles across steep and challenging terrain, engineers use a helicopter to complete the job safely.

Watch the video to see how the work is carried out.

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Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks

We're responsible for maintaining the electricity networks supplying over 3.7 million homes and businesses across central southern England and north of the Central Belt of Scotland. We own one electricity transmission network and two electricity distribution networks, comprising 106,000 substations and 130,000 km of overhead lines and underground cables across one third of the UK. Our first priority is to provide a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities we serve in Scotland and England.

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