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Peterhead Power Station

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SSE Thermal: Focussing on flexibility for a net zero future

The countdown to COP26 is well and truly upon us. In a few short weeks, world leaders will gather in Glasgow for crucial talks on climate change, with a focus on cutting carbon to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

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There can be no COP outs on the road to net zero

From Peterhead on the Aberdeenshire coast all the way down to Medway in the south east of England, we’re proud of the role SSE Thermal’s power stations play in keeping the lights on for homes, businesses, and communities across the UK.

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Capturing a golden opportunity for Scotland

Since 1980, Peterhead Power Station, in the North East of Scotland, has played an essential role in keeping the lights on across the country. This has rarely been more evident than over the last year, with our critical workers ensuring the station continues to provide the energy needed throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

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Power plant to ramp up production during winter

A power plant will step up production in time for winter to save Christmas for millions of families across Scotland. Peterhead Power Station announced yesterday that it would be upping capacity at the site to help prevent blackouts striking homes over the holidays. The plant’s commitment comes after the National Grid guaranteed to supply enough power to prevent cuts during a severe winter.

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Acsef welcomes key decision for CCS plant

Development body Aberdeen City and Shire Economic Future (Acsef) today added its backing to plans for a carbon-capture and storage (CCS) plant at Peterhead Power Station. Acsef chairman Colin Crosby said: "It will be the first of its kind in the world and we are delighted it will be based in the north-east.