Activist investors have grabbed headlines in recent months with calls to break up major energy players – but will this help or hinder their energy transition efforts?
A battle is brewing between SSE and activist investor Elliott Advisers over the future direction of the Scottish energy firm.
The latest Energy Voice monthly supplement has been published with The Press & Journal.
As SSE commits to invest £15m in the UK’s largest turbine tower manufacturing facility in the Scottish Highlands, CEO Alistair Phillips-Davies says the scale of the company’s ambition and pipeline in offshore wind is behind its decision to inject the funds needed to make Nigg Offshore Wind happen.
Energy giant SSE has unveiled plans to create more than 850 jobs in its distribution business as it works to restore power to thousands in the wake of Storm Arwen.
Energy giant SSE has outlined plans to invest more than £12 billion in the coming years to accelerate progress to net zero.
A senior US Government figure was in the north-east earlier this week to learn more about Scotland’s energy transition.
The stage is set. The (energy-efficient) lights are lit. After nearly a year of delay, the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC is finally upon us.
Transport minister Trudy Harrison MP has welcomed the start of an electric bus tour from London to Glasgow to help showcase low-carbon energy ahead of the COP26 conference.
Viaro subsidiary RockRose Energy has completed its acquisition of interests in several producing assets in the UK North Sea from energy company SSE.
Energy company SSE has hit back at media speculation that plans are in the pipeline to break up the SSE Group.
Peterhead’s future as a crucial hub for the transportation of low carbon fuel and emissions was discussed by ministers in Westminster this week.
The demolition of the chimney stacks at SSE’s Ferrybridge power station on 21 August was a powerful symbol of the progress the UK has made in weaning itself off emitting carbon dioxide. Less than a decade ago, more than 40% of the UK’s electricity was produced from coal-fired power stations like Ferrybridge. Today the figure is more like 2%. And the UK government is committed to getting rid of the last vestiges of coal by 2025.
North Sea oil and gas fields could one day receive green power from a huge substation, currently under construction in Shetland.
TotalEnergies SE is weighing taking a stake in what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, according to people familiar with the matter, as the French oil major continues to flex its green credentials.
London-listed energy company SSE will sell its 33.3% stake in gas distribution operator Scotia Gas Networks (SGN) for £1.22 billion.
Some of the biggest names in renewable energy are calling on the leaders of the Group of 20 nations to take action to speed up the deployment of green power to prevent dangerous global warming.
A major wind farm could be utilised as a tourist attraction in the far north, a Highland councillor has said.
Activists blocked the entrance to Peterhead Power Station this morning in a protest against site operator SSE’s sponsorship of the COP26 summit.
SSE chief executive Alistair Phillips-Davies has outlined his confidence in a bigger domestic supply chain emerging alongside a fast-growing UK offshore wind energy industry.
SSE maintained healthy profits in 2020, despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, racking up proceeds from assets sales of nearly £2billion.
Equinor and SSE Thermal have announced plans to develop a pair of “first of a kind” low-carbon power stations in the UK.
At the start of the new tax year, we explore the financial landscape of the energy sector.
SSE plans to sell its 33% stake in local gas network company Scotland Gas Networks Plc as part of its plan to focus on renewable generation.
SSE and Equinor ASA plan to put a stake up for sale in what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm off the coast of the U.K.