Delivering a safe, resilient and responsive network
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NIA SSEPD 0013: Network Resilient Zone Utilising Standby Generation – Feasibility Study (Coll)

Key activities

The proposal is to explore alternative ways of improving the resilience of supply to remote communities by undertaking a feasibility study on the viability for the village community at Arinagour on the Island of Coll to have a back up source of supply in the form of a standby generator.

Expected outcomes

The delivery of a study which determines the viability of options to improve network resilience to a remote village community by the provision of standby generation.


NIA £26,000

Start/end date

2015 – 2016

Project Manager

Colin Mathieson