SSE had little respite as Ofgem closed one ongoing investigation into the energy firm but opened another around its “cheapest tariff” messaging to prepayment customers.
The Government is being urged to block the planned merger of two energy companies over fears it would lead to a "cartel" and hit competition and jobs.
Plans by two of the UK’s biggest utilities to create a unified new energy supplier, turning the market’s so-called Big Six into five, drew a mixed response from investors, union chiefs and consumer groups yesterday.
Scottish utility SSE said yesterday it has been in talks with Npower’s German owner, Innogy, about creating a new independent UK energy supply company.
E.On has admitted to losing 200,000 British customers this year, adding that energy price hikes did not help shield its British business from the effects of “fierce” competition, tough regulation and the Brexit-hit pound.
SSE and the owner of Npower have reached an agreement to merge their operations to create a new energy supplier in the UK.
London’s premier index has retreated from record heights despite a hefty jump from utility giant SSE over talks to launch a new company with Npower-owner Innogy.
Energy supplier SSE and the owner of Npower are in talks about combining their operations to create a new company in the UK.
Energy supplier SSE has reiterated warnings over a hit to profits in spite of a better-than-expected performance in its retail gas and electricity arm.
UK households have forked out an extra £7.3 billion over the last five years by remaining customers of the Big Six energy firms, a new report shows.
Windfarm bosses have insisted that a multi-millin pound windfarm off the coast of Caithness will be a boon in terms of jobs and money.
A major refurbishment is underway at a power station in the Western Isles.
The chief executive of energy giant SSE, who recently hit out at proposals to save consumers £100-a-year by capping bills, has been awarded a 72% pay rise.
A fisherman has warned "creel wars" could be sparked in the Moray Firth amid claims a massive wind farm will dramatically reduce catching grounds.
A charity has been hit with a £50,000 legal bill after objecting to a proposed windfarm the size of Inverness.
Construction and facilities management firm Robertson Group has secured work for energy giant SSE worth around £560,000 – marking the first time its specialist division will serve as a main contractor.
Wild land charity the John Muir Trust is bracing itself for a massive legal bill after failing to have the plugs pulled on power company SSE's Stronelairg Windfarm scheme.
Offshore construction of the Beatrice wind farm has started, with developer SSE reporting the successful installation of the first foundation piles.
An MP yesterday slammed transmission charges which are putting jobs at Peterhead Power Station at risk.
More than 1,000 homes in an Aberdeenshire town lost power this morning.
A teenager had to be airlifted to hospital yesterday following a two-vehicle crash near Fyvie.
A charity-run kart racing track in Inverness has been officially recognised as one of the region's top attractions.
A city councillor has called for answers after hundreds of his constituents were hit by three blackouts three times in less than 10 days.
The future of Peterhead's iconic power station is under threat after SSE announced its operations are under review.
More than 90 jobs are expected to be created at Wick Harbour as part of the £10million spin-off from major offshore renewable energy contracts in the coming months.
A north-east community group battling to reduce local parking congestion has proposed using land at a nearby power plant to stop cars clogging their streets.
About 400 homes across the north-east were left without power yesterday morning after storms swept the country.
Two buildings in Wick's Lower Pultneytown are to be turned into an operations and maintenance base for Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL).
Hundreds of homes in a north-east town have been hit by a power cut on Christmas Day.
Energy giant SSE has invested in a fully refurbished salmon hatchery which opened yesterday by a Ross-shire river.
Power giant SSE has pledged to invest £6billion in Scotland over the next three years, with a "significant proportion" of the money earmarked for large-scale infrastructure projects.
A historic dam on the banks of iconic Loch Ness is celebrating its 120th birthday this year.