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Step forward for green power with announcement

Both Scottish and UK governments have given fresh impetus to renewable energy developments in  Shetland following a meeting of the Scottish Island Delivery Forum. The event in Edinburgh was chaired jointly by Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, and Scottish energy minister ... Read more...

Four schools closed today
0 comments, 14/01/2015, by in News

Two schools in the South Mainland are remaining closed today following overnight lightning strikes.Cunningsburgh and Dunrossness Primary Schools have cancelled lessons because of power cuts.Meanwhile, Sandwick Junior High School is staying closed because of problems getting school transport,... Read more...

Praise for hydro engineers
3 comments, 13/01/2015, by in News

Hydro engineers who have restored power to thousands of properties following the weekend's atrocious conditions have been praised.Isles MSP Tavish Scott says workers who have helped keep get the power back on deserve recognition for working "tirelessly round the clock" to reconnect supplies.... Read more...