SSE is creating SSE Renewables, which will be a leading developer, operator and owner of renewable energy assets across the UK and Ireland.
The creation of SSE Renewables is a step towards SSE’s vision of being a leading energy company in a low carbon world.
SSE Renewables will comprise SSE’s existing operational assets, and assets under development and construction in the UK and Ireland in:
- onshore wind;
- offshore wind;
- flexible hydro electricity;
- run-of-river hydro electricity; and
- pumped storage
SSE Renewables’ operational assets are currently expected to total over 4GW at 31 March 2019, with actual capacity subject to the potential sale of stakes of up to 50% in the Stronelairg and Dunmaglass onshore wind farms.
SSE Renewables’ Managing Director Designate is Jim Smith.