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Responding to the publication of UK Government’s Net Zero Strategy
Delivering net zero will require huge investment in low-carbon technologies, and the way to bring that forward is to set a clear, long-term policy framework.
First turbine base fitted at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm
The first turbine jacket foundation has been installed at Seagreen – Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest, fixed bottom offshore wind farm.
SSE urges public to sign their name on the world’s largest offshore wind farm in COP26 call to action
SSE, one of the UK’s largest low-carbon power firms and a Principal Partner of COP26, are inviting those who want to see an ambitious climate action agreed at COP26 to show their support by putting their name on the world’s largest offshore wind farm – with UK Prime Minister and COP26 President Alok Sharma among the first to sign up.
SSE Renewables enters Japanese offshore wind market
New joint ownership offshore wind company with Pacifico Energy will pursue offshore development projects in Japan.
ScotWind partnership bids to contribute up to £15bn to the Scottish Economy
SSE Renewables, Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) and Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have announced up to £15 billion would be added to the Scottish Economy by their proposed offshore wind projects in Scotland via the Crown Estate Scotland’s seabed leasing process.
Stephen Wheeler appointed as SSE Renewables Managing Director
SSE has announced that Stephen Wheeler is to be appointed as Managing Director, SSE Renewables, following Jim Smith’s decision to step down from his role and retire in April 2022.
High gas prices mean Prime Minister’s 40GW offshore wind bet is already paying off
SSE recently worked with leading energy analysts LCP to outline the benefits of the 2030 40GW offshore wind target, which was agreed by government in 2019.
World-leading offshore wind farm opportunity created by combining two development projects
As Scotland’s Climate Week draws to a close, SSE Renewables has announced that it is combining two proposed offshore wind farms into one super project development which would accelerate Scotland’s net zero ambitions and help tackle the climate crisis.
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.
It’s no longer hydrogen vs electricity – we need both to deliver net zero
Much has been said about hydrogen in recent months, but the publication of the UK Hydrogen Strategy leaves us in no doubt that it is a crucial tool for the UK energy system as it decarbonises.