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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.
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.
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.
Statement on CCC 6th Carbon Budget
We welcome today’s ambitious CCC 6th Carbon Budget which sets out clearly how a zero carbon electricity system can be the catalyst for the decarbonisation of the whole economy.
A pivotal week for climate action next year and beyond
The UK’s 2030 ambition set out by the Prime Minister is among the most ambitious in the world and we’re excited about working alongside government and other stakeholders to deliver it.
A real gem in hydro history
Rannoch power station, part of the Tummel Garry scheme has reached an incredible and rare milestone by generating power for 90 years.
SSE’s HY Sustainability Statement
SSE has today published its Sustainability Statement for the six months to 30 September 2020.
Irish Prime Minister welcomes Joint initiative as SSE Renewables and Echelon Data Centres Deal Supports 250 new jobs for Arklow
Shared grid infrastructure will jointly serve Arklow Bank 520MW offshore wind farm and 100MW data centre