Energy giant seeking firm to build £125m offshore electricity platform
An energy giant is looking for a company to build a £125million offshore electricity hub as part of its plans for large subsea connections to harness power from renewables.
Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission Ltd (Shetl) wants to build a platform nearly 14 miles off the Caithness coast in the North Sea.
The Moray Firth high voltage direct current hub, which will resemble an oil rig, is part of a larger plan to upgrade the electricity network and bring renewable energy from Caithness to Moray.
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