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£30m grid update completed by SP Energy Networks

£30m grid update completed by SP Energy Networks: One of the biggest overhead line refurbishment project to date has been completed by SP Energy Networks In Southern Scotland with an investment worth £30 million. Major upgrades have been made on the 68km ‘V route’ this runs between Hawick and Harker, Galashiels and plays a huge…
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SPEN to present tech to keep lights on this winter

SPEN to present tech to keep lights on this winter: SP Energy Networks (SPEN) is presenting a new technology capable of restoring power inside of 24 hours if severe weather brings about a loss of electricity this winter. The Emergency Restoration System is reported to mirror “giant Meccano” and is able to be deployed at…
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ScottishPower ‘pioneering world first’ boost via wind farm

ScottishPower ‘pioneering world first’ boost via wind farm: ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) declares to have achieved a “pioneering world-first” following the use of electricity from an onshore wind farm to re-energise a portion of the power grid. The energy company said its outstanding project at Dersalloch wind farm in South Ayrshire confirms that wind power is…
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First tech to manage system stability to be trialled in UK

First tech to manage system stability to be trialled in UK: A new project that will trial technology has been started in the UK. It has claimed to be the first in the world focused on maintaining system stability & support an increase in renewable energy generation. SP Energy Networks’ (SPEN) ‘Project Phoenix’ will be…
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