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SSE plc

Identification number in the register: 64436972598-17
Registration date: 09/11/2009 14:42:29

The information on this entity was last modified on: 13/10/2014 10:22:58
The date of the last annual update was: 13/10/2014 10:22:58

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

SSE plc



    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Dunkeld Road, 200
Inveralmond House
Perth PH1 3AQ

(+44) 01738 456 000


SSE - EU Office
Scotland House
Rond-Point Schuman 6
B-1040 Brussels
Tel. +32 (0)22 828 401

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Alistair Phillips-Davies

Chief Executive

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Alistair McGirr

European Affairs Manager

    Goals / remit

SSE is a leading electricity and gas company, operating in the UK and Ireland. SSE's core business is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way.

We have:
•over 13,000 megawatts of capacity for generating electricity, including over 3000MW of renwables;
•around 9 million customer accounts for electricity, gas and other home services;
•around 128,000km of overhead electricity lines and under ground cables, delivering power to around 3.5 million homes, offices and businesses;
•a 50% share of Scotia Gas Networks, which has around 73,000km of pipelines delivering gas to around 5.7 million homes, offices and businesses;
•the UK's largest onshore gas storage facility;
•the UK's second largest mechanical and electrical contracting business; and
•the UK's fourth largest telecoms network company.

This means we are the broadest based energy company in the UK, with interests in electricity and gas production, electricity and gas distribution, electricity and gas supply and electricity and gas services.

  • European
  • national
  • regional/local


1. prepare SSE for upcoming EU policies
2. inform EU stakeholders on key SSE issues
3. use EU funding opportunities

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Alistair McGirr 07/08/2014 05/08/2015

    Fields of interest

  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trans-European Networks

    Membership and affiliation

- Energy UK
- Renewable UK
- Energy Networks Association
- Ocean Energy Europe
- Scotland Europa

    Financial data

04/2013  -  03/2014

50,000  € - 100,000  €

0 €

0 €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.