The electricity generated by Beatrice is sent via subsea and underground cables to the substation at Blackhillock for onward transmission on to the GB transmission system.


Substation construction began in May 2016 and is expected to be completed by autumn 2018.

We are undertaking significant onshore construction work from the export cable landfall

point near Portgordon and along the 20km underground cable route from Portgordon to Blackhillock.

Renovation and construction of the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base in Wick began in March 2017.

For more information about these works, please click the relevant link ➔

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