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Shining a light on our people
When COP26 opens in Glasgow this November the UK will take centre stage in the fight against climate change. The world leaders who’ll descend on the city will take their places for a unique opportunity to work together in order to a avert climate disaster.
Recognising Earth Day 2021: Powering change by building back better
Rob McDonald, Managing Director of SSEN Transmission, writes on how the business is powering change by building back better. Today is Earth Day; first held on April 22nd 1970 as a national event to raise awareness of climate and environmental issues in the United States, it has grown substantially over the past 51 years to be a coordinated, multi-national campaign that is supported by over 1 billion people in more than 193 countries world-wide.
We power change
We’ve launched our new We Power Change brand campaign, which shines a light on the SSE employees at the heart of building a better world of energy for tomorrow.
SSE seeks shareholder approval for climate action plan
SSE will put its net zero transition plan to shareholders in a non-binding advisory vote on a resolution to be proposed at its AGM in July 2021.
Operations and maintenance base design unveiled for Dogger Bank
Design plans for the operations and maintenance (O&M) base of what will be the world's biggest offshore wind farm have been unveiled.
Switching high carbon for greener careers
SSE broke new ground to be the first company to publish a “Just Transition” plan in November last year. Today the independent commission set up to advise the Scottish Government on how to manage the transition to reaching it’s 2045 net-zero called for it to be “national mission with social justice at its heart”.
SSEN Transmission issues new £500m green bond
SSEN Transmission has successfully issued its second green bond, a £500m, 7- and 15-year, dual tranche eurobond with £250m maturing in March 2028 and £250m in March 2036 at coupons of 1.50 per cent and 2.125 per cent respectively.
Renewables boom is good news for climate action
Last week’s seabed auctions laid bare how much the world has changed in just five years...
What is COP26 and why is it important?
The global United Nations climate change summit COP26 will take place in Glasgow in November 2021.
SSEN Distribution leads the way in the net zero transition by committing to science-based targets
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution has become the first UK Distribution Network Operator (DNO) to demonstrate its climate leadership by publicly committing to setting science-based targets.