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NIA SSEPD 0011: ACCESS – Local Constraint Management (Mull)

Key activities

The ACCESS project will look to manage the output from a 400kW hydro generator with approximately 600kW of new controllable demand being installed in up to 100 homes.

Expected outcomes

The deployment of a successful trial that informs new technical and commercial standards. The ACCESS commercial model allows small-scale generation to connect to the network when capacity is at its limit. ACCESS is being delivered by Community Energy Scotland and the following project partners: Mull and Iona Community Trust, SSE Energy Supply, Element Energy, VCharge UK Ltd, SSE Home Services and SSEN.


NIA £420,000

Start/end date

2015 – 2017

Project Manager

Bob Hopkins