Strategy & Management
Building a net-zero network for north Scotland
As owner of the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, SSEN Transmission has a critical role to play in the transition to net zero - by building the transmission infrastructure required to connect renewable electricity generation, and transporting that clean electricity to areas of demand, writes Bless Kuri, head of transmission system planning and investment.
Network project update w/c 29 July 2019
With various network upgrades and projects taking place across the UK Network provides a roundup for the week commencing 29 July.
Ascot network upgrade reaches half-way point
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks' (SSEN) multi-million pound project to upgrade and improve the electricity infrastructure from Longcross to Ascot has reached its half-way point ahead of schedule.
Technology & Operations
Plans submitted for £18m electricity upgrade
SP Energy Networks has officially submitted a planning application for their proposals to deliver an £18 million project to enhance the electricity network in North Shropshire.
Northern Powergrid invests £3.5m in network upgrade
Northern Powergrid is investing £3.5 million on refurbishing, rebuilding and creating a smarter power network for customers in Rothbury, Thropton and the surrounding area.
SSEN starts work on Inverness network upgrade
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is starting the latest phase of its work to upgrade the electricity transmission network between Beauly and Keith in Inverness.
UKPN completes Stowmarket upgrade
UK Power Networks has completed a £7.2 million project to boost electricity supplies for homes and businesses across Stowmarket in Suffolk.
Northern Powergrid to invest £3.3m in power network
Northern Powergrid is investing £3.3 million to improve the infrastructure that powers homes and businesses throughout Skelton, Saltburn and Marske.
Work on SSEN’s £7.3m network upgrade gets underway
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has started work on its £7.3m project to install over 20km of new underground electricity cables between Fernhurst and Plaistow.
£1m upgrade to Huddersfield gas distribution network
Northern Gas Networks (NGN) is investing more than £1 million to upgrade the ageing gas distribution network in and around Lockwood, Huddersfield.
Northern Powergrid carrying out £83m smart grid upgrade
Northern Powergrid is set to carry out a major network upgrade programme worth £83 million.
SP Energy Networks completes £22m network upgrade
SP Energy Networks has completed a £22 million project to construct a major new substation in Cuerdley.
ABB wins £11.8m SPEN contract for substation upgrade
SP Energy Networks (SPEN) has awarded ABB a contract worth £11.77 million to upgrade Kilmarnock South substation.