Island life ‘revolutionised’ as 24-hour power arrives
Islanders on Muck say their lives have been “revolutionised” since the arrival of 24-hour power just six months ago.
Until March, the 38 residents lived with electricity rationed to just 10 hours a day and are thought to be the people in Scotland to get round-the-clock power.
For more than 40 years they had access to electricity only from 7.30-11am and from 5-11.30pm each day but, thanks to the installation of a new system of wind turbines and solar panels, they now have power day and night.
For the full story, pick up a copy of today’s Press and Journal or read our digital edition now.