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 1500 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 is Ireland’s fastest growing energy utility. We operate and invest in thermal and renewable energy generation, supply and related services across Ireland.
Our parent company is SSE plc, the broadest-based energy utility in the UK, with interests and experience in electricity and gas production, distribution, supply and services. The Top 40 FTSE-listed company has over 11,300MW of electricity generation, is the second biggest energy retailer across the competitive market in Great Britain and Ireland, supplying electricity, gas and related services to around 10 million customer.