XR activists block SSE power station with washing machine

The group aims to highlight alleged greenwashing strategies ahead of COP26

SSE unleashes £2bn for low carbon projects this year

The raft of spending forms part of a total investment of £7.5bn that the energy company plans to make by 2025

Lenalea Wind Farm enters construction

The 30.1MW wind farm is forecast to generate enough renewable energy to power more than 20,000 homes per year and is expected to be completed by 2023

Eni closes acquisition of Dogger Bank stake

The Italian oil and gas major has purchased a 20% share in Dogger Bank A and B

Small suppliers go big in business energy market

A new report finds the collective gas market share by non-large suppliers has grown from 17.0% in October 2005 to 56.2% in October 2020

SSE, ScottishPower, Natwest Group and National Grid announced as first COP26 sponsors

The government says the Principal Partners will support the delivery of a successful and ambitious COP and notes they represent ‘some of the leading lenders, investors and energy companies in the UK’

Northern Ireland turns down SSE proposal for 118MW wind farm

Northern Ireland’s Infrastructure Minister said the environmental benefits of the proposal would not outweigh the harm to an area of natural beauty

SSE sells 50% stake in waste-to-energy ventures for £995m

The proceeds will support SSE’s plans to invest £7.5bn in low carbon energy infrastructure over the next five years as well as reduce its net debt

SSE Renewables calls on Northern Ireland to set 80% emissions target for 2030

The firm also stresses the need for a clear roadmap for the decarbonisation of the energy sector in the region to be established

Ofgem fines SSE £2m over disclosure breach

The gas and electricity regulator says the company has delayed publishing information which could have had a ‘significant effect’ on wholesale electricity prices