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  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    A windy and rainy summer in Scotland and Ireland helped the Perth-based energy company SSE plc improve its total operating profit and profit before tax for the six months to September 30 2015, with over one third of the company’s energy output coming from renewables. SSE reported GBP 701.9 million total operating profit and GBP 548.8m profit before tax for […]

  • 27 March 2014

    Responding to news that SSE has decided to significantly narrow the focus of its near term development plans for its offshore wind development portfolio,Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “These decisions reinforce the uncertainty which developers have about the future of the offshore wind sector, and reinforce that continued, strong support from […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc is consolidating the development, operation and ownership of its renewable energy assets in the UK and Ireland under a single entity.

  • 27 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    SSE is hosting an event for analysts and investors today (Wednesday 27 June) and tomorrow in Glasgow and at Clyde wind farm to present its approach to managing its large capital projects.  SSE will set out the way it works to ensure that such projects are governed, developed, approved and executed in an effective manner.  SSE […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE plc yesterday issued its Interim Management Statement, in which the company announced a revision of its offshore wind projects, and that could result in cutting back its offshore wind investment. This is because the UK Government did not include SSE’s Galloper and Beatrice offshore wind projects on the list of ten provisionally affordable offshore […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Training & Education

    SSE and the University of Highlands and Islands have signed a ‘partnership agreement’ to collaborate and work together to maximise the benefits to the people of the Highlands and Islands from the low carbon energy revolution in the Highlands and Islands. Speaking at the University’s Research and Development conference Ian Marchant, Chief Executive of SSE […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Training & Education

    Four young apprentices have begun the practical element of their training at SSE’s Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm off the Suffolk coast. Following a highly competitive selection process which included challenging written assessments and practical aptitude tests, Kyle Pickering (21) and Matthew Grant (17), both from Lowestoft, Connor Delayney (19) from Great Yarmouth and James […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy will elect Thomas Thune Andersen, currently a member of Scottish & Southern Energy’s (SSE) Board of Directors, as its new Chairman. As SSE and DONG Energy have a partnership within wind energy industry, Thomas Thune Andersen must resign from the Board of Directors of SSE, before he can be elected Chairman of DONG […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cork based DP Energy is set to become Europe’s largest independent developer of tidal stream projects following SSE Renewables’ transfer of an Agreement for Lease (AfL) with The Crown Estate. The transfer will see DP Energy take on the development of the Westray South project in Orkney, Scotland, with the potential to install up to […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    SSE has disclosed its intention to narrow significantly the focus of its near term development plans for its offshore wind projects. Following the conclusion of a strategic review of its offshore wind development portfolio, the company decided to focus its efforts and resources on progressing the Beatrice project. Beatrice In view of the fact it […]

  • 3 November 2010

    SSE Generation Ltd., the wholly owned generation business of SSE plc, has signed a comprehensive and flexible service agreement with GE (NYSE:GE) covering its fleet of 127 GE wind turbines in operation across the United Kingdom and Ireland. The new agreement will provide a wide range of technical support services for SSE’s GE wind turbines, […]

  • 3 July 2013

    Leading energy supplier SSE announced the appointment of Jenny Ashmore to the new position of Chief Marketing Officer. Reporting to Managing Director, Retail, Will Morris, Jenny takes up the post on 5 August 2013 and will have responsibility for all SSE’s marketing activities. Jenny’s career in marketing spans 20 years, with early roles at British […]

  • 30 March 2012

    SSE plc will enter its close period on 1 April 2012, prior to the publication on Wednesday 16 May 2012 of its financial report for the year to 31 March 2012. It continues to expect to deliver a full-year dividend increase of at least 2% more than RPI inflation, and of around 80 pence per […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    SSE’S networks business, SHE Transmission, has awarded £460million contract for the 1.2GW subsea cable system to engineering firm ABB Limited. The contract is part of the Caithness to Moray Transmission Project, the vital new subsea link which will allow more renewable energy to join up to the network in the north of Scotland. It is Scotland’s largest […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish utility SSE plc is taking full ownership of the 1.5GW Seagreen offshore wind projects under development by Seagreen Wind Energy Limited, in which it currently has a 50% share.

  • 20 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Scottish and Southern Energy plc announced financial report for the year to 31 March 2011. Lord Smith of Kelvin, Chairman of SSE, said: “SSE’s key financial objective is to deliver above-inflation increases in the dividend every year, and this has again been achieved. SSE is one of just six FTSE 100 companies to have […]

  • 3 October 2013

    Following recent speculation that major utility SSE are considering largely withdrawing from wave and tidal projects , the REA yesterday responded by acknowledging the continued involvement of those still involved in the sector and calling for greater practical support for wave and tidal projects. Major energy utility Scottish Power, the Scottish Government and DECC have […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc has announced their half year results for the six months to September 2011.  Lord Smith of Kelvin, Chairman of SSE, said: “There is no doubt that 2011 has been characterised by turmoil in the global energy markets, economic uncertainty across much of the world and widespread concern about the financial outlook for customers, […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc will today hold its Annual General Meeting in Perth. The Interim Management Statement summarises SSE’s performance since the start of the current financial year on 1 April 2013, and includes updates on operations and investments in SSE’s Networks, Retail and Wholesale businesses. As previously stated, SSE does not expect to provide an outlook […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following recent media speculation surrounding SSE’s future involvement in marine development projects, the company has confirmed the following: “SSE is currently undertaking a review of its marine (wave and tidal) portfolio and assessing options for the progression of the development projects involved. This process involves engaging with our respective joint venture partners and a number […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has dismissed an appeal by SSE and EDF Energy against Ofgem’s decision to reject their request to modify industry rules.

  • 20 January 2015

    Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission (SHE Transmission), a subsidiary of SSE plc, has confirmed that it will accept Ofgem’s proposals for the funding of the new Caithness-Moray electricity transmission link at a cost of £1,118m. The project is now set to help support over 100 new energy careers across the north of Scotland, including via SSE’s […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE welcomed the UK government’s announcement today that the Beatrice offshore wind farm project has been successful in securing an Investment Contract.  The security the contract provides means SSE and its partner Repsol can continue to invest in the the engineering and procurement work required to maintain progress towards a final investment decision in early […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE has marked a 21.4 increase in total electricity output from renewable sources for the nine months ended 31 December, 2015, compared to the same period a year earlier. The Perth-headquartered energy company’s output from renewable resources, including offshore wind farms, was 6.8 TWh for the period, compared to 5.6 TWh recorded for the nine months ended […]

  • 15 February 2012

    SSE Renewables, the renewable energy development division of SSE, has received consent from North Ayrshire Council to construct an offshore wind turbine test facility at Hunterston in North Ayrshire. The facility will be Scotland’s first offshore wind turbine test site and will be an extension of SSE’s Glasgow-based Centre of Engineering Excellence for Renewable Energy […]

  • 26 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc will today hold its Annual General Meeting in Bournemouth. This Interim Management Statement summarises SSE’s performance since the start of the current financial year, which began on 1 April 2012, and includes updates on operations and investments in SSE’s Networks, Retail and Wholesale businesses and on the financial outlook. Operations In the three […]