Orkney Heritage Society plan to set up a temporary full size replica of the double ‘Trident Poles’ that SSE Transmission intend to erect in lines from Redland to Hoy via Finstown and down across South Ronaldsay and across Flotta as part of the new interconnector.
“We must not let our islands fall behind in their ambitions to help tackle climate change due to delayed planning decisions.”
“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
One of the two subsea cables which links Orkney to mainland Scotland, connecting up electricity distribution, has been successfully replaced by SSEN (Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks).
” “We are home to some of the best renewable energy in the world, yet where are the jobs? “Rhoda Grant MSP
New applications to SSEN for renewable generation and storage connection will be open for applications in Orkney from Wednesday 23 September.
Over the coming weeks, various vessels will be carrying out operations in the Pentland Firth as part of this major cable installation project, including laying rock bags on sections of the cable and installing cable protection near the shore.
In Scotland it is estimated that there will be 1 million EVs by 2030
Replacing one of the subsea cables which links Orkney to the Scottish Mainland is to begin. Two cables link Orkney’s electricity supply up to the National Grid.
LEVEL, Local Electric Vehicle Energy Loop, is an 18-month project that begins in April 2020.