As the UK’s second largest energy supplier, Scottish & Southern Energy supplies gas and electricity to over nine million homes across the UK. This comprises 5.53 million electricity customers and 3.47 million gas customers.
Scottish & Southern Energy supplies electricity and gas under the Southern Electric, Scottish Hydro Electric, SWALEC and Atlantic brands. They are the only company with a vast range of additional benefits available to customers at no extra charge, including a 10% discount at Argos if signed up to the energyplus Argos tariff.
The Scottish & Southern Energy Group (SSE) was formed in 1999 with the merger of Scottish Hydro-Electric and Southern Electric.
Following the acquisition of SWALEC in 2000 and Atlantic Electric & Gas in 2004, SSE has grown into one of the largest energy supply companies in the UK and now has over nine million customers.
This table shows Scottish & Southern Energy’s fuel mix:
|Fuel source||Scottish & Southern Energy’s fuel mix||Average UK fuel mix|
|CO˛ emissions||Radioactive waste|
|450 g/kWh||0.00049143 g/kWh|
Scottish & Southern Energy also has a specialist team to help you with energy efficiency advice.
The Scottish & Southern Energy Services team was set up to provide a comprehensive range of products and an information service to the public, industrial and commercial organisations throughout the UK and Ireland.
The Innovation in Energy award at the Scottish Energy and Environment Conference (SEEC) 2009 is sponsored Scottish & Southern Energy. The award will be given to a Scottish organisation that can demonstrate the establishment and success of innovative steps to reduce energy demands in the last 12 months.
The company is also undertaking a number of “green” initiatives, including: