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SSE half-year results for 2022/23
SSE plc invested almost four times as much as it made in profits in the first half of its financial year, according to its interim results published today.
Ambition crucial to building CCS success
Today, we find ourselves in uncertain territory. That uncertainty centres around when and how we will realise the UK’s net zero ambition in the power sector. As it stands, we have a Government commitment for one power station equipped with carbon capture – but to meet our decarbonisation goals, we require greater ambition with clear targets.
Tarbert selected as possible site for emergency generation capacity
SSE Thermal can confirm that following a request from the Irish Government, we have been engaged in discussions around a potential Emergency Generation project at our Tarbert site in County Kerry.
SNP MPs get first-hand look at potential of Peterhead Carbon Capture
Two senior SNP MPs have had a closer look at what could become Scotland’s first flexible power station equipped with carbon capture technology.
SSE Thermal and Equinor complete Triton Power acquisition
The joint acquisition of Triton Power by SSE Thermal and Equinor from Energy Capital Partners officially completed today.
Major step forward for Keadby 3 Carbon Capture Power Station
A landmark project in the Humber which could become the UK’s first power station equipped with carbon capture technology has taken a major leap forward following an announcement by the UK Government today.
Powering change: SSE Thermal’s critical role in delivering net zero
The global energy landscape could not be more complex. By contrast, SSE Thermal’s vision couldn’t be simpler: to be the leading provider of flexible energy in a net zero world. That means managing our business today to help keep the lights on while transforming our business to provide that same flexibility without the associated carbon emissions in the future.
Major engineering contract awarded at landmark Peterhead Carbon Capture Power Station
A pivotal low-carbon development in Aberdeenshire is continuing to build momentum – with a major contract award announced today. SSE Thermal and Equinor are developing what could become Scotland’s first flexible power station equipped with carbon capture technology and have appointed a consortium to deliver the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) contract.
SSE Thermal completes sale of Fiddler’s Ferry Power Station
SSE Thermal can confirm it has sold its Fiddler’s Ferry Power Station site in the north-west of England to regeneration company Peel NRE. The iconic coal-fired power station, located in Warrington, officially closed in March 2020 after almost half a century of energy generation.
SSE Thermal and Equinor to acquire Triton Power in acceleration of low-carbon ambitions
SSE Thermal and Equinor have entered into an agreement to acquire Triton Power Holdings Ltd from Energy Capital Partners for a total consideration of £341m shared equally between the partners. The transaction represents another step forward for the two companies’ existing collaboration, supporting the long-term decarbonisation of the UK’s power system whilst contributing to security of supply and grid stability through flexible power generation in the shorter term.