SSEPD business plan proposes electricity bill savings for its customers and over £3.6bn network investment

Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD) has today submitted proposals to deliver a 15% cut to its distribution costs in energy bills, invest billions of pounds in its local electricity networks and further improve support for vulnerable customers.

SSEPD, which is a subsidiary of SSE plc, is responsible for […]

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Apprentices knock on the door of power

Two of our apprentices championed National Apprentice Week by meeting George Osborne and Matthew Hancock at 10 Downing Street this week. Christina Smith and James Scott, both successful candidates of the SSE apprentice scheme were joined by Gary Hamilton, SSE’s Technical Training Manager, to promote the new SSE Trailblazer initiative which […]

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SSEPD powers ahead with north connections

This reflects the accelerating progress, with a challenging portfolio of work to connect new wind, hydro and marine generators to the grid across SSEPD’s two north of Scotland electricity network businesses – Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission and Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution.

The completion of two major new transmission substations […]

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SHEPD welcomes councillors’ decision on proposed new power station

The Planning Committee of Shetland Islands Council has unanimously decided to raise no objection to the proposed replacement of Lerwick Power Station on a new site which has been identified north of the town, near Rova Head.

The Scottish Government will now decide whether to grant planning consent under Section […]

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Thames Valley Vision invites you to take part in Bracknell’s Low Carbon Day

This Thursday, 6 March, Bracknell will be sending a message to the rest of the UK that it is committed to taking practical action against climate change, when households and businesses across the town take part in Low Carbon Day and attempt to reduce the amount of electricity they […]

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Eye of the storm – Q&A

The UK Government and Ofgem have now published their reviews into the Christmas storms of 2013. These reports have recognised the exceptionally severe weather we suffered this winter and praised the work of all staff who worked during the festive period.

Mark Mathieson, Managing Director of Networks said: “As the […]

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