SSE has seven business units that make up the SSE group. Our collective strategy is to create value for shareholders and society sustainably by developing, building, operating and investing in the electricity infrastructure and businesses needed in the transition to net zero, whilst ensuring a fair and just transition for our people.

Our businesses are engaged in onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, flexible thermal generation, solar and battery technologies, electricity transmission and distribution, and localised energy systems. We also provide energy products and services to businesses and other customers.


SSE Renewables

SSE Renewables is a leading developer and operator of renewable energy generation, headquartered in the UK and Ireland, with a growing presence internationally.

SSE Renewables is the renewable energy subsidiary of SSE plc, focusing on onshore and offshore wind, hydro, solar and battery storage.

Find out more about SSE Renewables here.


SSE Thermal

SSE Thermal is responsible for the flexible generation subsidiary of SSE plc, focusing on flexible energy generation and storage assets including carbon capture and storage (CCS), hydrogen, energy-from-waste, energy storage and gas generation.

SSE Thermal seeks to become the leading provider of flexible thermal energy in a net zero world. Transforming high-carbon generation assets to low-carbon whilst ensuring a Just Transition for our people.

Find out more about SSE Thermal here.

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SSEN Transmission

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Transmission (SSEN Transmission) are responsible for the electricity transmission network in the north of Scotland, maintaining and investing in the high voltage 132kV, 220kV, 275kV and 400kV electricity transmission network. They are the electricity transmission subsidiary of SSE plc.

SSEN Transmission's network consists of underground and subsea cables, overhead lines on wooden poles or steel towers, and electricity substations.

Find out more about SSEN Transmission here.

SSEN Distribution

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Distribution (SSEN Distribution) are the electricity Distribution Network Operator (DNO) responsible for delivering power to over 3.8 million homes and businesses across central southern England and the north of Scotland and are the electricity distribution subsidiary of SSE plc.

Find out more about SSEN Distribution here.

SSE Energy Solutions

SSE Energy Solutions provides access to green energy straight from our UK wind farms for business and local authority customers. Set apart by their ability to innovate and create partnerships, they provide a growing suite of energy products and distributed energy solutions to support customers on the journey to net zero. SSE Energy Solutions are the commercial retail subsidiary of SSE plc.

Find out more about SSE Energy Solutions here.

SSE Airtricity

SSE Airtricity is the retail subsidiary of SSE plc, supplying green electricity, natural gas and energy-related services to homes and businesses in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

SSE Airtricity offers a direct route to market for the green energy generated at SSE’s 29 onshore wind farms around Ireland.

Find out more about SSE Airtricity here.

SSE Energy Markets

SSE Energy Markets is the commercial energy market subsidiary of SSE plc, trading commodities and securing value for SSE's asset portfolios in wholesale energy markets. SSE Energy Markets ensures we have the energy supplies required to meet the needs of customers; procuring fuel for our generation plants and selling the power from our wind farms, hydro and low-carbon thermal assets.

Find out more about SSE Energy Markets here.