SSE is involved in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity, in the production, storage, distribution and supply of gas and in other energy services. 


Our electricity networks transmit and distribute electricity to around 3.7 million businesses, offices and homes through some 130,000km of overhead lines and underground cables.

SGN’s gas networks distribute gas to around 5.7 million homes, offices and businesses via 75,000km of gas mains.

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We are involved in the supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as electrical contracting to business and household customers. 

We supply electricity and gas to around 9 million household and business accounts under our brands: SSE, Scottish Hydro, Southern Electric, SWALEC, Atlantic and Airtricity.

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Our wholesale business comprises the production and storage of gas, the generation of electricity and energy portfolio management.

We are one of the UK's largest generators of electricity with around 10,557MW of generation capacity in total (UK and Ireland, correct at 31 March 2016) from the most diverse portfolio of power stations.

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