“Nearly 30 years after it was established, we conclude that there is a strong case to urgently review the transmission charging regime “SSEN Transmission Paper
“too many of the policies and regulations around our electricity system are reserved to Westminster”
“Orkney has become World renowned for energy innovation and is constantly finding new ways to utilise renewable energy”
“It is shocking that islanders generating more electricity than they can use are still top of the fuel poverty league table. “
“We believe that 135MW is an excessive target and we lobbied hard to get that figure reduced.”
Approval is conditional on a total of at least 135MW of new wind farm projects on Orkney either being awarded a Contract for Difference (CfD) or being judged likely to be developed by December 2021.