Electricity grid line routing consultation

Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc are organising a public consultation meeting over the corridor for an upgrade to the electrical grid.

Electric grid upgrade for renewables

SHE Transmission are considering an extension to the initially proposed route corridor, which was introduced at public consultation events held in October and November 2015. The additional area being investigated extends the northern boundary of the originally proposed route corridor, including the area between Tillyfourie, Cluny, Craigearn and Kintore Substation.

This is part of the Beauly – Blackhillock and Blackhillock – Kintore Reinforcement Projects. The growth in energy generation in the north of Scotland, including from renewable energy sources, like the Caithness wind farm pictured. This has resulted in the need to reinforce the existing SHE Transmission grid system network.

SHE Transmission will be holding a consultation on:

Wednesday 9 March 2016
Monymusk Village Hall, Monymusk, Inverurie
14:00 - 19:30

The format will be a drop-in consultation with information on display and members of the project team available to answer questions.

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