Scottish and Southern Energy’s £800m vision for hydro dam in Great Glen

Scotsman: ENERGY giant Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has revealed ambitious plans to build Scotland`s biggest hydro-electric scheme in the heart of the Great Glen. The company’s green energy division, SSE Renewables, has submitted a planning application to the Scottish Government to construct a 600-megawatt power scheme above Loch Lochy, with depths of 230ft the third deepest loch in Scotland. Under the plans for the new “pumped storage” hydro-electric scheme, a 300ft high dam would be built at Coire......

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