|Goals / remit of the organisation:
||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. In fulfilling this purpose, SSE requires the support of the shareholders who have invested in its shares, and it believes their investment should be remunerated through the payment of dividends.
•over 13,000 megawatts of capacity for generating electricity, including over 3000MW of renwables;
•around 10 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.