SSE continues Irish buy-outs

Scottish energy firm SSE bought up Irish gas supplier Phoenix Supply for £19.1million this week after getting approval from the Irish Competition Authority. It is the firm’s second Irish buy within a month, following its Endesa Ireland purchase in early June. This makes SSE the third largest energy company in Ireland. Alistair Phillips-Davies, Generation and […]

SSE picks up 130,000 customers

SSE has entered into an agreement with Phoenix Energy Holdings Limited, to buy the entire issued share capital in Phoenix Supply Limited, a regulated supplier of natural gas to 130,000 customers in Northern Ireland. Following the £19.1m acquisition, SSE will provide energy and energy related services to over 750,000 gas and electricity customers in the […]

SSE to offer its customers an ‘energy review’

Big Six supplier SSE has announced it will offer all of its customers an ‘energy review’ to ensure they are on the right tariff. The Annual Energy Review (AER) follows a successful pilot by the company and is one of ten transparency measures being introduced to improve customer relations. Some of the firm’s other plans […]

SSE shrinks number of tariffs to four

Today SSE slashed the number of tariffs it offers to new customers from more than 40 to four. The energy supplier is introducing two variable and two fixed tariffs. It had already cut the number of tariffs down by a quarter last October. The energy market is undergoing several changes to increase transparency for consumers, […]

SSE and Shell sign 10-year gas supply deal

SSE and Shell Energy Europe have agreed a 10-year gas supply of 790 mcm per year, starting in 2015. This represents roughly 5% of SSE’s forecast gas requirements per year. SSE signed a similar 10-year agreement with Statoil in June last year. Alistair Phillips-Davies, Generation and Supply Director of SSE said: “This transaction secures a […]

SSE cuts gas prices hot on the heels of EDF

Energy firm SSE is cutting its household gas prices by 4.5% from the end of March. The Scottish supplier says this will benefit 3.5 million households in Britain. SSE also provides gas under offshoot firms such as Scottish Hydro and Southern Electric. The move comes hot on the heels of Big Six rival EDF’s own […]