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  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Ofgem said it is minded to approve a proposal by Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) to build a 600MW subsea electricity transmission link from Shetland to mainland Scotland. The link would allow new wind farms on Shetland to export renewable electricity to the rest of Great Britain and help ensure security of supply on […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has submitted a Strategic Wider Works (SWW) ‘Final Needs Case’ to Ofgem for a subsea cable transmission link from Orkney to the Scottish mainland.  Following the significant growth in small-scale renewable electricity generation over recent years, the existing Orkney electricity network is at full capacity and no further generation […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    UK energy regulator Ofgem has put forward changes to Scottish and Southern Energy Networks’ (SSEN) plan to build a 220MW high voltage link that would facilitate the transmission of clean electricity generated from tidal power from Orkney to the rest of Great Britain.

  • 25 March 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has started the installation of a new submarine electricity cable between Jura and Tayvallich, Argyll, following a cable fault in November. Necessary permissions from statutory authorities were received on 24 January and, since then, a specialist marine vessel has been on standby awaiting suitable weather conditions to carry out […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has submitted a ‘final needs case’ to the UK energy regulator Ofgem for a subsea cable link that could connect up to 220MW of new renewables on Orkney to the Scottish mainland.

  • 15 August 2019
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has completed project to replace one of the two electricity subsea cables connecting Bute and Cumbrae, with new additional fault detection technology set to be installed in the coming months. Cumbrae receives its power from the mainland by two subsea cables, one of which was approaching the end of […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has shared new seabed data with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) having completed seabed surveys on the western edge of the Orkney mainland. The new surveys were carried out as part of SSEN’s proposal to provide a transmission connection to the main GB transmission system. SSEN is providing […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has submitted to the energy regulator, Ofgem, a Strategic Wider Works (SWW) ‘Final Needs Case’ for a subsea cable transmission link from Western Isles to the Scottish mainland. The network reinforcement is required to enable renewable generation seeking to connect on Western Isles access to the GB market. The […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Equipment

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has awarded a contract to Global Marine Group to install and commission a 10.8km electricity cable between Rousay and Westray in the Orkney Isles. The new cable is being installed as part of SSEN’s ongoing electricity distribution subsea cable replacement programme and will replace the existing 35-year-old cable which is coming to […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has replaced the submarine electricity cable connecting the Isle of Jura to Tayvallich in Argyll, following a cable fault in November. SSEN connected the new cable to the main electricity network on Tuesday 31 March, returning the network to normal operation to ensure a electricity supply to the islands […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has started the installation of a new submarine electricity cable between Jura and Tayvallich, Argyll, following a cable fault in November. Necessary permissions from statutory authorities were received on 24 January and, since then, a specialist marine vessel has been on standby awaiting suitable weather conditions to carry out […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has shared new seabed data with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) having completed seabed surveys on the western edge of the Orkney mainland.

  • 27 April 2017
    Research & Development

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has opened a new technology centre in Cumbernauld that will allow the simulation of real life conditions to test and de-risk the use of high voltage direct current (HVDC) on the electricity network in Great Britain. The National HVDC Centre was officially opened by the Scottish Government’s minister for employability and […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Energy regulator for Great Britain Ofgem said it is unable to approve a proposal by Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) to build a 600MW subsea electricity transmission link from Shetland to mainland Scotland. For Shetland, the cable would connect planned wind farm projects on Shetland with mainland Scotland allowing them to export electricity to […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Storage

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Transmission, the wholly-owned subsidiary of SSE plc, has completed the construction, commissioning and energization of the new Caithness-Moray electricity transmission link in Scotland. The link uses HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) technology to transmit power through a 113-kilometre subsea cable beneath the Moray Firth seabed between new converter stations at […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Briggs Marine, said it has won a place on a six-year framework agreement with Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) for the replacement and maintenance of its subsea cable assets. The framework, which will run to 2023, sees Briggs support over 100 submarine electricity cables which provide power to islands and rural communities, from Shetland […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has opened a new technology center for testing and de-risking the use of high voltage direct current (HVDC) on the electricity network in Great Britain.

  • 23 April 2020
    Business developments & projects

    Ofgem has approved a proposal by SSEN to build a 600MW subsea link from Shetland to mainland Scotland. The link would allow new wind farms on Shetland to export electricity to and also ensure supply on the islands. Ofgem’s approval is also subject to approval of 457MW Viking Energy Wind Farm. Ofgem regulates network companies […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Global Offshore plans to work with Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) on its Pentland Firth East power cable installation project. The Pentland Firth is a strait separating the Orkney Islands from Caithness in the north of Scotland. The new 35km, 33kV power cable will connect mainland Scotland to Hoy, the second largest of the […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Storage

    A minimum investment of GBP 2.2 billion is required between 2021 and 2026 to maintain and grow the north of Scotland transmission network, and a significant proportion of this investment will be aimed towards accommodating the growth in offshore wind in the north east, SSEN Transmission said in a recently issued draft Business Plan. There is […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Human Capital, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has opened a new technology centre in Cumbernauld that will allow the energy industry to simulate real life conditions to test and de-risk the use of high voltage direct current (HVDC) on the electricity network in Great Britain.

  • 1 April 2020
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Cenergy Holdings subsidiary Hellenic Cables has won a contract from Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) for the supply of medium voltage subsea cables. The cables will replace older submarine cables connecting Scotland’s island communities. SSEN owns and operates the 11kV and 33kV subsea distribution network across the north of Scotland, with a combined cable […]