SSE Southern Electric

Southern Electric began supplying energy to homes in England in 1947. In 1998 it merged with Scottish Hydro and became known as Scottish and Southern Electric (SSE) and has since acquired the SWALEC brand in Wales and Airtricity in Ireland.

Today SSE is one of the "Big Six" Energy suppliers in the UK. They currently supply more than 8 million domestic energy customers throughout Britain. SSE is also the UK largest generator of renewable energy. This includes over 1450MW of hydro generation and 840MW of wind capacity and they currently have more onshore and offshore wind farms under development.

SSE have six core values:

  • Safety
    They believe all accidents are preventable, so they everything safely and responsibly or not at all
  • Service
    They give their customers service that they are proud of and make commitments that they deliver.
  • Efficiency
    They keep things simple, doing work that adds value and avoid wasting money, materials, energy or time.
  • Sustainability
    They operate ethically, taking the long term view to achieve growth while safeguarding the environment.
  • Excellence
    They strive to get better, smarter and more innovative and be the best in everything they do.
  • Teamwork
    They support and value their colleagues and enjoy working as a team in an open and honest way.

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Date of last update: May 2015

Tariffs last updated 27 Nov 2015