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Electricity firm lays out latest cable plan

Electricity firm lays out latest cable plan

12/06/2009, by in News

By JOHN ROBERTSONScottish and Southern Energy could connect Shetland to the National Grid for at least £100 million less if it is allowed to lay a single cable circuit instead of having to provide an emergency back-up. The company is trying to persuade the UK electricity regulator Ofgem of its... Read more...

Energy expert will be at marine centre

Energy expert will be at marine centre

15/05/2009, by in

A development worker who will prepare the isles for the arrival of energy companies wanting to harness Shetland’s powerful wave and tidal resources is to be based at the NAFC Marine Centre in Scalloway thanks to European funding.The 12-month project, launched by Highlands and Islands Enterpris... Read more...

A new power station as well

A new power station as well

26/09/2008, by in News

By JOHN ROBERTSONINVESTIGATIONS are taking place into building a new power station on a site further out of Lerwick because the existing one at Gremista will struggle to meet more modern pollution standards.Scottish and Southern Energy is currently assessing a range of possible options for ... Read more...