Energy regulator Ofgem has approved a huge power link cable from the Shetland Isles to the Scottish mainland. The decision, announced by the regulator today, is “crucial” to the future of energy developer SSE Renewables’ plans to build the 103-turbine Viking Onshore Wind Farm on Shetland. A proposal tabled by SSE subsidiary Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) to build a 600 megawatt (MW) subsea electricity transmission link was rejected last year.
Energy Voice 16th July 2020 read more »
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