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Our Transmission Network

We take electricity generated from power stations, windfarms and various other utilities and transport it through our vast transmission network.

SP Transmission plc is a wholly owned subsidiary of SP Energy Networks. We are responsible for the transmission of electricity in central and southern Scotland.  We take electricity generated from power stations, windfarms and various other utilities and transport it through our vast transmission network, consisting of over 4000 kilometres of overhead and 320 kilometers of underground lines. We have 132 substations in our network where we take the high voltage supply and reduce it to the low voltage needed for use in the home.

Our systems is crucial to the delivery of the Government’s renewable energy objectives due to its location in an area of outstanding renewable resource and our geographical location. We have a unique role in connecting renewable generation and bulk transfer of renewable energy from Scotland into England & Wales benefiting stakeholders well beyond our licence area.

Transmission Connections Guidance Leaflet

The aim of the Transmission Connections Guidance leaflet is to provide a plain English overview of the Transmission connections process. If you have feedback or questions on this leaflet please send an email toJoanne.Madden@spenergynetworks.co.uk.