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Project Update – November 2018

SP Energy Networks (SPEN) has been considering the feedback received from key stakeholders, landowners and communities in relation to the third round of consultation which closed in January 2018. As with the two previous rounds of consultation, SPEN intend to publish a ‘Summary of Feedback’ report for this consultation which will confirm the overhead line alignments that will be progressed to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process. SPEN aim to publish this report in early 2019.

Following the publication of the third round Summary of Feedback report, SPEN will commence with the full EIA for the Project and aim to submit the Section 37 consent applications to the Scottish Ministers in Summer 2019.  

SP Energy Networks commissions underground cable study for Kendoon to Tongland 132kV Reinforcement (KTR) Project

SP Energy Networks has appointed Cable Consulting International (CCI) Ltd to identify potential underground cable routes as an alternative to overhead lines in certain sections of the KTR Project.

The areas which have been identified for inclusion in this study are as follows:

  • Polquhanity to Kendoon
  • Queen’s Way Crossing
  • Bennan, Slogarie and Laurieston Forests
  • A75 crossing
  • Consideration of undergrounding the proposed Glenlee to Tongland route in its entirety

The study will begin in November 2018, and its conclusions will be considered by SPEN as part of the EIA process

For more information, please view the document Underground Cable Study - Our Approach