Ofgem approves needs case for SSEN’s £600m grid upgrade

Ofgem has conditionally approved a £600 million project to boost the capacity of the electricity transmission network in Argyll and Bute. The regulator said that Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) had demonstrated a “clear need” for the project. The plans were drawn up in response to a recent surge in connection applications from renewable generators in the area.

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