ENI hold 20% stake in Dogger Bank

ENI hold 20% stake in Dogger Bank : Eni the italian oil and gas major have completed the purchase of a 20% stake in the Dogger Bank A and B wind farms. Dogger Bank wind farm which is located more than 130 kilometres off the North East coast of England is predicted to produce enough…
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First COP26 leading sponsors announced

First COP26 leading sponsors announced: SSE, ScottishPower, Natwest Group & National Grid have been reported as the first sponsors of the COP26 climate summit. With one year to go before the event takes place in Glasgow in November 2021, the government announced the Principal Partners will carry the delivery of a successful & ambitious COP…
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Northern Ireland dismiss SSE bid for 118MW wind farm

Northern Ireland dismiss SSE bid for 118MW wind farm: Northern Ireland’s Infrastructure Minister has announced she has refused planning permission, proposed by SSE, for a 118.8MW wind farm. Nichola Mallon explained the refusal was a ‘finely balanced’ decision that she had to measure up the differing benefits with the harm to the local area. She…
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NI called on to set 80% emissions 2030 target

NI called on to set 80% emissions 2030 target: Northern Ireland’s leaders have been called on by SSE Renewables to set an ambitious renewable energy target in its upcoming Energy Strategy of 80% emissions reductions by the end of the decade. The need of a clear roadmap has also been stressed by the firm, to…
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Walney offshore wind farm SSE stake sold for £350m

Walney offshore wind farm SSE stake sold for £350m: In a deal worth £350 million for the Walney Offshore Wind Farm, SSE has agreed to sell its non-operating stake. Greencoat UK Wind Plc (UKW) is purchasing the 25.1% interest, equating to a capacity of 92MW, following the sale SSE’s renewable generation capacity will be reduced…
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SSE project launched to recruit post COVID-19

SSE project launched to recruit post COVID-19: A new pilot programme to recruit people in the energy industry has been launched by SSE in the wake of the coronavirus crisis and to help fill the skills gap. To support people who have taken a career break or are looking to return to the sector, the…
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Smart meter failure costs OVO Energy £1.2m

Smart meter failure costs OVO Energy £1.2m: £1.2 million will be paid out by energy supplier OVO to Ofgem’s consumer redress fund over a failure by SSE Energy Services’ to roll out enough smart meter installations to its customers. Caused by an issue that occurred before OVO purchased the business – according to Ofgem OVO’s…
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SSE pledges £4m spend every day on low carbon projects

SSE pledges £4m spend every day on low carbon projects: Energy giant SSE has pledged to support low carbon projects in the UK and Ireland in the next five years, with an injection of £7 billion. With an investment of nearly £4 million every day on green projects, including a £3 billion offshore site, which…
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