ENERGY FOR THE HOME
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For the most up-to-date news on SSE's business activities in Ireland, visit our dedicated news website, SSE Ireland News and Views.
SSE Ireland has over 900 employees led by our management team. You can find out more about our team by clicking the link below.
We supply over 800,000 domestic and commercial gas, electricity and home energy services customers
Airtricity is powered by SSE and is Ireland’s greenest energy supplier. Around 40% of our electricity on an island basis is from renewable sources.
SSE is the third largest generation capacity owner in Ireland with 1,568MW in operation including 500MW of wind farm capacity. We are currently constructing a 460MW CCGT (combined cycle gas turbine) at Great Island, Co. Wexford. Expected to be commissioned in 2014 this modern and efficient clean gas-fired power plant will replace the existing 240MW fuel oil unit at the site significantly decarbonising electricity generation in Ireland.
SSE Ireland is the third largest generation capacity owner in Ireland with over 1500MW in operation including almost 500MW of wind farm capacity.
We maintain over 250,000 public street lights across the Republic of Ireland
This section provides a range of resources for journalists and other parties interested in any aspect of SSE Ireland.
Keep up-to-date with the latest SSE Ireland news by visiting our dedicated news website, SSE Ireland News and Views.
We are active members of the local communities that host our renewable generation projects. The Community Funds that we establish support educational, charitable and environmental projects.
SSE Renewables is Ireland’s largest renewable energy developer, responsible for the development and construction of SSE Group’s renewable energy projects across Ireland – we build onshore, offshore wind farms, hydro, marine and solar projects and have invested over €1 billion in Irish renewables to date. SSE Ireland has over 500MW of renewable energy capacity across Ireland and has almost 1400MW of onshore and offshore wind farm capacity under construction or with consent for development.
Our generation investments across Ireland are guided by the same principles we apply to our entire generation portfolio:
Our parent company, SSE is the largest generator of electricity from renewable sources across the UK and Ireland. At 31 March 2012, SSE had 3,020MW of renewable energy capacity in the UK and Ireland, including its share of joint ventures, compromising: