At SSE, our job is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way. We're involved in producing, distributing and supplying electricity and gas and we provide other energy-related services a...
At SSE, our job is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way. We're involved in producing, distributing and supplying electricity and gas and we provide other energy-related services as well. SSE is the only company listed on the London Stock Exchange involved in such a wide range of energy businesses.
Scottish and Southern Energy plc, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and supply of electricity. The company also involves in the storage, distribution, and supply of gas; electrical and utility contracting; and telecommunications business, as well as in the provision of home services, including a range of electrical and gas appliances and complementary products. It owns approximately 11,330 megawatts of electricity generation capacity in the United Kingdom and Ireland; and operates a network of 128,000 kilometers of overhead lines and underground cables, which transmit and distribute electricity to approximately 3.5 million businesses, offices, and homes. The company also has an onshore gas storage facility at Hornsea in East Yorkshire with a capacity of approximately 325 million cubic meters of gas; and owned and operated approximately 75,000 kilometers of gas mains delivering gas to approximately 5.7 million industrial, commercial, and domestic customers. In addition, it provides telecommunication services through a network of 11,200 kilometers of fiber optic cabling; and provides capacity and bandwidth services for companies, public sector organizations, Internet service providers, application service providers, and other license operators.
The company is based in Perth, the United Kingdom.