Project members from Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) were on hand to cheer on Primary 7 pupils at Gledfield and Edderton Primary schools at a national electric car building competition at the weekend
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has published its 2016/17 Visual Impact of Scottish Transmission Assets (VISTA) review which recommends ten sites to be put forward for a £500m fund administered by the electricity and gas markets regulator, Ofgem, to mitigate the impact of existing electricity infrastructure on the visual amenity of nationally designated landscapes.
The purpose-built NKT Victoria cable-laying vessel has successfully laid the first HVDC cables in the Moray Firth as part of Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks’ £1.1bn Caithness-Moray transmission project.
A team of contractors working on SSEN’s Skye Tee transmission project came to the aid of local Fire and Rescue operatives this week helping assist efforts to put out a wild fire in the Invergarry area.
Four transformers that will play a vital role in the north of Scotland’s future electricity network are set to make the final stage of their journey to Spittal substation, Achanarras, over the coming weeks.
The final phase of transmission tower removal from the Cairngorms National Park is now under way, with work to dismantle the remaining section between Aviemore and Kingussie marked earlier today with the symbolic toppling of a tower against the spectacular backdrop of the Cairngorms Mountain Range.