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2023 will define the UK’s decarbonisation success… or failure
We may be only early into the new year, but time is already running short. For the UK to deliver on its net zero ambition, the next 12 months can either pave the way for crucial final investment decisions to be made in 2024 or result in that capital moving elsewhere.
Catherine Raw appointed to SSE Executive Committee
SSE has announced that Catherine Raw, Managing Director of SSE Thermal, will join its Group Executive Committee, effective from January 2023.
Landmark CCS project in Humber becomes UK’s first to gain planning consent
SSE Thermal and Equinor’s Keadby 3 Carbon Capture Power Station in the Humber has become the first power CCS project in the UK to receive planning permission.
Increased CCS can decarbonise GB electricity faster on route to net zero
Building more power carbon capture and storage plants (Power CCS) could significantly accelerate the UK’s plans to decarbonise the GB electricity system on route to net zero, according to new analysis commissioned by SSE.
Tarbert chosen as possible site for emergency generation capacity
SSE Thermal can confirm that following a request from the Irish Government, we have been engaged in discussions around a potential Emergency Generation project at our Tarbert site in County Kerry.
SSE and Equinor complete Triton Power acquisition
The joint acquisition of Triton Power by SSE Thermal and Equinor from Energy Capital Partners officially completed today.
Significant step forward for Keadby 3 Carbon Capture Power Station
A landmark project in the Humber which could become the UK’s first power station equipped with carbon capture technology has taken a major leap forward following an announcement by the UK Government today.
Major engineering contract awarded at Peterhead carbon capture power station
A pivotal low-carbon development in Aberdeenshire is continuing to build momentum – with a major contract award announced today.
Another step towards net zero as SSE completes sale of Fiddler’s Ferry Power Station
SSE Thermal has confirmed that it has sold its Fiddler’s Ferry Power Station site in the north-west of England to natural resources and energy company Peel NRE.
SSE Thermal and Equinor to acquire Triton Power in acceleration of low-carbon ambitions
SSE Thermal and Equinor have entered into an agreement to acquire Triton Power Holdings Ltd from Energy Capital Partners for a total consideration of £341m shared equally between the partners. The transaction represents another step forward for the two companies’ existing collaboration, supporting the long-term decarbonisation of the UK’s power system whilst contributing to security of supply and grid stability through flexible power generation in the shorter term.