New reports forecast the local impact of a net zero future

SSEN suggests the UK and Scottish Government’s respective 2050 and 2045 net zero targets will require extensive electrification in energy generation and the UK’s transport and heat sectors

SSEN Distribution leads the way in the net zero transition by committing to science-based targets

SSEN Distribution will announce its science-based targets as part of its upcoming draft business plan for RIIO-ED2 in July

‘Electric vehicle ownership must increase by 11,000% for a net zero UK’

Electric vehicle ownership will increase from 44k to five million in the south of England and north of Scotland, according to a report

SSEN publishes EV strategy to achieve 2030 sustainable goals

The strategy sets a target to invest in 10m EVs by 2030 and is seeking stakeholders’ feedback to facilitate the transition

Efficiency measures ‘could vastly reduce UK domestic consumption’

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks says along with price incentives and better consumer engagement, this could slash emissions and costs associated with energy

SSEN splashes £4.5m to protect island community’s power from floods

The money will be used to elevate the village of Osney Island’s substation above the high-water level

SSEN: More investment needed to hit climate goals and avoid a ‘stagnant economy’

The energy firm has set out a range of credible future energy scenarios for its transmission network in the north of Scotland

Autonomous inspection droids overhead!

SSEN and Williams have teamed up to develop safe and efficient power line maintenance robots

SSEN says ‘leaf it out’ to trees damaging the grid

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has started using innovative 3D laser scanning technology mounted on helicopters to survey its overhead electricity network. The distribution company uses the equipment, referred to as LiDAR, to scan how close trees are to power lines – this data is then used to carry out preventative works designed to […]

SSEN outlines principles for DSO transition

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has published how it will transition from a Distribution Network Operator (DNO) to a Distribution System Operator (DSO). The company has also launched a consultation regarding the move, intended to gather opinions on the best path of action and identify barriers to be overcome. It aims to remove such […]