Arriva partners with SSE to drive down emissions

The Big Six firm is to provide the passenger transport provider with 100% renewable energy

Competition watchdog refers SSE-npower merger for in-depth investigation

Its initial investigation found the deal could potentially increase energy prices for some consumers

CMA: SSE-npower merger could increase energy prices

The competition watchdog is seeking remedies from the companies to prevent a more in-depth investigation on their proposed tie-up

SSE-innogy appoint CEO for proposed joint UK energy company

Katie Bickerstaffe is currently the Chief Executive of Dixons Carphone UK and Ireland business

Former E.ON chief to join SSE board

Tony Cocker served as the CEO of E.ON since September 2011 until last year

SSE: Energy suppliers should have right to appeal price cap level

Chief Executive Alistair Phillips-Davies is also calling for greater clarity around the conditions under which a price cap would be removed

Competition watchdog investigates SSE-npower merger

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into the proposed merger of SSE Retail and npower. It will assess whether the new company, which would serve around 11.5 million domestic customers, could significantly reduce competition. The deal could possibly see the Big Six turn into a Big Five. The competition watchdog said: […]

UK watchdog rejects SSE, EDF’s appeal on transmission charges

The competition watchdog has dismissed EDF and SSE’s appeal against Ofgem’s decision on transmission charges. In 2016, SSE had requested a change to industry rules about charges paid by electricity generators for using the transmission system, which would have resulted in them receiving a £120 million rebate from National Grid. It argued generators in Britain […]

SSE loses 40,000 customers and continues npower talks

Big Six energy supplier SSE lost 40,000 customers over the past three months as households continued to switch away from larger providers to smaller rivals offering cheaper tariffs. The group suggested the energy market was facing “complex challenges” after its numbers of customers in the UK and Ireland dropped from 7.72 million to 7.68 million over […]

EDF and SSE appeal against Ofgem’s decision on transmission charges

EDF and SSE have appealed against Ofgem’s decision to reject a code modification on charges to generators for the electricity transmission system in 2015/16. The energy firms said electricity generators were overcharged for using the national transmission system that period and allege it is “unlawful”. Generators’ network charges in 2015/16 exceeded the €2.50 (£2.23)/MWh cap […]