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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: 27/04/2015 18:55:47
The date of the last annual update was: 27/04/2015 18:55:47
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

SSE plc



    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Dunkeld Road, 200
Inveralmond House
Perth PH1 3AQ

(+44) 01738 456 000

    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 UK listed energy company, operating in the energy markets across the UK and Ireland. SSE has interests in the transmission, distribution, generation, storage and supply of electricity as well as the production, distribution, storage and supply of gas.

  • European
  • national
  • regional/local

    Specific activities covered by the Register

SSE has a wide interest in European legislation that impacts a privately listed energy company, including areas covering the single energy market (eg the Third Energy Package); Climate and energy goals (eg the EU ETS); the Environment (eg Industrial Emissions Directive); Financial (eg MiFID II); Consumers (eg the Consumer Rights Directive); Plus other single market legislation: Covering areas including employment, services, taxation and corporate governance.







1. Prepare SSE for upcoming EU policies
2. Inform EU stakeholders on key SSE issues
3. Assist ccess EU funding opportunities

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

100%: 1  



There is one full time member of staff based in Brussels looking solely at European issues. Although, at any given time this may change with policy, regulation, legal and compliance teams feeding in to, interpreting or implementing EU policy. However they would also be looking at issues at a local, regional and national level.

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Alistair MCGIRR 10/09/2015 08/09/2016

    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 (member of Eurelectric)
- Energy Networks Association (member of Eurelectric)
- Electricity Association of Ireland (member of Eurelectric)
- Carbon Capture and Storage Association
- Renewable UK (member of EWEA)
- Irish Wind Energy Association (member of EWEA)
- IBEC (member of Business Europe)
- European Federation of Energy Traders
- Ocean Energy Europe
- Scotland Europa

    Financial data

04/2013  -  03/2014

50,000 € - 99,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

    Code of conduct

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