Shetland HVDC Link Interconnector

Noss Head, Caithness
Caithness Switching Station
Shetland HVDC Link
(600.000 MW)
Upper Kergord
Upper Kergord
United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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Country & Landfall 1

Country
United Kingdom
Landfall
Noss Head (UK mainland)
Cable Type Landfall To Converter
Underground
Length Land Cable To Converter
2.00 Km
Converter
Caithness Switching Station
Cable Type Converter To Substation
Underground
Substation
Noss Head, Caithness

Subsea Cabling

Cable Name Shetland HVDC Link
Cable Type Power Cable
Cable Current HVDC
Status Concept/Early Planning
Status Comments
Capacity MW 600.000 MW
Cable Tech HVDC
Total Length of Cable 267.00 km
Length Submarine 257.00 km
Length Land 10.00 km
DC Voltage 320 kV
AC Voltage
Configuration
Project Cost Mill 300.00 Mill
Project Cost Currency GBP
Website Visit
Project Comments Of the 600MW the Viking onshore wind farm has 412MW booked, which leaves 188MW for Peel Energy (70MW) and Energy Isles (150-200MW). Under the contract between the developer and ABB for the Caithness Moray link, the developer can appoint ABB to this project. The work includes a 132kV AC Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) substation and a 600MW VSC HVDC converter at Kergord

Country & Landfall 2

Country
United Kingdom
Landfall
Weisdale Voe (Shetland)
Cable Type Landfall To Converter
Underground
Length Land Cable To Converter
8.00 Km
Converter
Upper Kergord
Cable Type Converter To Substation
Underground
Substation
Upper Kergord
Consultant-Other
Stakeholder
Description
Operator
Stakeholder
Description
Owner-Offshore Transmission
Stakeholder
Description
Surveyor-Geophysical
Stakeholder
Description
Surveyor-Geotechnical
Stakeholder
Description
Date Event Description
Freemium Only 2024 Unlock with a freemium account Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2020 Unlock with a freemium account According to SSEN presentation on 23rd of May, the... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2020 Unlock with a freemium account According to SSEN presentation on 23rd of May, the... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2019 Unlock with a freemium account Marine licence application for the subsea cable to... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2019 Unlock with a freemium account On 28th October, SSEN is due to begin a ground inv... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2019 Unlock with a freemium account SSEN welcomed OFGEM's decision and its continued c... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2019 Unlock with a freemium account Ofgem stated that it is "unable to approve" the pr... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2019 Unlock with a freemium account SSEN Transmission invites local stakeholders to co... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2019 Unlock with a freemium account Ofgem was consulting on approving the link subject... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2019 Unlock with a freemium account SSEN organised pre-application public consultation... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2019 Unlock with a freemium account The anticipated project cost is around £709 millio... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2019 Unlock with a freemium account The project has received provisional approval from... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2018 Unlock with a freemium account Geophysical and geotechnical survey has been compl... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2018 Unlock with a freemium account Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN),... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2018 Unlock with a freemium account SHE Transmission has now begun the tendering proce... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2018 Unlock with a freemium account SSEN held a customer engagement event at the Shetl... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2018 Unlock with a freemium account SSEN invited generation developers on Shetland to ... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2017 Unlock with a freemium account The UK Government confirmed the intention to inclu... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2017 Unlock with a freemium account A consultation ended regarding the Contracts for D... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2016 Unlock with a freemium account Viking Energy, which owns the onshore wind farm wh... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2016 Unlock with a freemium account Submitted plans for an HVDC Switching Station nort... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2016 Unlock with a freemium account The tender process for the main contractors began ... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2016 Unlock with a freemium account The Needs Case was to be submitted in Q4 2015 but ... Subscribers only field
Freemium Only 2014 Unlock with a freemium account SHE put out a tender for the full EPC of the proje... Subscribers only field

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