Power Stations

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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