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We're responsible for monitoring the efficiency and integrity of the submarine electricity cable network which provides power supplies from the mainland to fifty nine Scottish Islands.
Check out our videos to see the work that goes into installing and decommissioning our subsea electricity cables.
We are encouraging customers and stakeholders across Skye, Lewis and Harris to have their say on the planned replacement of the 33 kilovolt (kV) subsea cable which faulted on 16 October.
Since our announcement in December, which followed extensive consideration and stakeholder engagement, our Submarine Cables team has been developing a programme to replace the 33kV cable which runs from Ardmore, Skye to Beacravik, Harris.
As part of that development, the project team is looking to engage with local customers, communities and stakeholders to seek their views as they finalise the details and prepare the necessary applications process.A representative from our RIIO-ED2 team will also be present to capture views on our 2023 to 2028 investment programme.
A series of four hourly online consultation events are being planned for the following date:
Time: 2pm to 6pmDate: Thursday 11 March
Should you be interested in participating, then please register by emailing the address below:
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Following extensive consideration and stakeholder engagement, we have confirmed our decision to proceed with the replacement of the 33 kilovolt cable which runs from Ardmore, Skye to Beacravik, Harris.
Following a fault to the 33 kilovolt cable connecting Lewis and Harris to the Scottish mainland, we can confirm we are starting a project to undertake an end-to-end replacement of the subsea cable.