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COP26 President consigns coal to the history books and looks to low-carbon future
Alok Sharma hails SSE’s transition from coal-fired power to low-carbon alternatives as significant step in decarbonising industrial heartlands and calls on other nations to make bold commitments to ‘power past coal’ at the Glasgow summit.
Supporting the next generation of energy leaders
Tackling climate change will need a net zero army and engineers will play a huge roll in building the infrastructure of the future.
Carbon capture gets video game treatment ahead of COP26
The next generation of Scottish video games designers are playing their part in the race to net zero thanks to a partnership between SSE Thermal, part of SSE Plc, and Abertay University.
Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero and Energy opens Gordonbush Extension wind farm
Michael Matheson, visits Scotland’s newest onshore wind farm, Gordonbush Extension
Renewables can limit the impact of surging global commodity prices
Energy is an essential service and it’s always difficult when prices are going up. This week Ofgem increased the energy price cap, reflecting the consistently high global gas prices seen in recent months.
The need to power change has never been more urgent
This morning the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the first part of its Sixth Assessment Report on climate change. The largest ever report produced on climate change issues a stark warning: the world is running out of time to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
Exchequer Secretary visits Keadby on trip to East Coast Cluster
Net Zero Treasury Secretary visits Keadby to hear more on carbon capture and storage.
Clear actions that could drastically cut the cost of net zero electricity
In the run-up to COP26, the UK can showcase its leadership on power sector decarbonisation, demonstrating how renewable energy can be deployed at scale and at pace.
Banking on the right solutions to invest in our net zero future
Getting to net zero requires serious investment. By committing to investing over £7.5bn in low carbon infrastructure over the five-year period to 2025, SSE is more than playing its part.
There can be no COP outs on the road to net zero
Stephen Wheeler, SSE Thermal Managing Director, discusses how decarbonising thermal power generation is crucial in making net zero a reality.