SSE is part of the SSE Energy Group.
SSE is a FTSE 100 company and one of the largest integrated electricity and gas companies in the UK. Incorporating the supply businesses of Scottish Hydro, Southern Electric, SWALEC, Atlantic and Airtricity they supply over 10 million customers throughout England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. SSE is a full service energy provider with more than 50 years of experience in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of energy.
SSE is independently-recognised as the best energy supplier for customer service. They also produce more renewable energy than any other energy company in the UK (as of the 16th of November 2011) through wind and water, and help customers do the same through their microgeneration tariffs and products. SSE is the UK's largest non-nuclear electricity generator with over 11,000 megawatts of capacity from the most diverse portfolio of power stations.
In December 2008, SSE Energy reached the nine million customer mark. That number comprised of 5.53 million electricity customers and 3.47 million gas customers. With its main base in Perth SSE Energy has offices based around the UK and provides a local presence to its acquired customer base.
SSE Energy is a vertically integrated utility company in that they not only own the supply side of the business but in Scotland the distribution side also, with a number of strategically placed generation plants throughout the UK.
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