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SSE issues biggest ever green bond by UK company

Posted by SSE Business Energy on 31/08/17 10:08

SSE has reaffirmed its commitment to tackling climate change by issuing the biggest ever green bond by a UK company.

The €600m bond is the first of its kind issued by a UK headquartered energy company and supports not only the development of an active UK market in environmentally-friendly capital market products but, perhaps most importantly shows a strong commitment towards the environment and future generations.  

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Weekly Industry Update - 29.08.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 29/08/17 09:55

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  • Week in Energy

  • Government's GIB sale met with mixed reaction

  • Energy networks consult on creating new markets

  • CBI calls for government to set our future fit energy policy framework

  • North Sea oil and gas revenues recover

  • I+C energy demand rises in the north of Scotland

  • 'Go Ultra Low' campaign passes '100 companies' miletone

  • EUA calls for clarity on the future of gas storage

 

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Weekly Industry Update - 21.08.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 21/08/17 10:21

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  • Week in Energy

  • Khan plans to decarbsonise London's business sector

  • Think tank warns of Brexit energy impacts on industry

  • Second CfD round moves towards auction

  • Funding announced for energy efficiency projects across Scotland

  • Europe's offshore wind growth must triple to hit Paris goals: Ecofys

  • Research finds surge in outsourcing in energy and utilities sector

  • Over £38mn of Salix funding used to install CHP in the UK public sector

 

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Weekly Industry Update - 14.08.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 14/08/17 11:15

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  • Week in Energy

  • Government launches review into cost of energy

  • Ofgem maps out strategy for smarter energy system

  • Public concern over energy security falls

  • Scotland to invest in cost reduction for offshore wind

  • Industry experts say energy sector must be flexible to meet future challenges

  • Project explores potential for introducing hydrogen to the gas grid

  • Study finds high-rise buildings are more energy intensive than low-rise

 

 

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Weekly Industry Update - 07.08.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 07/08/17 11:34

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  • Week in Energy

  • Coal generation continues to fall

  • Non-Domestic RHI installations see drop

  • Government and energy industry face big decisions after proposed 2040 band on diesel and petrol car sales

  • Non-Domestic Energy Performance Certificates increase

  • Onshore wind could thrive with 'market stabilisation' CfD

  • National Grid sets final gas transmission charges from 1 October

  • WindEurope praises wind growth but warns of market concentration

 

 

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Weekly Industry Update - 31.07.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 31/07/17 11:48

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  • Week in Energy

  • BEIS and Ofgem plan to remove barriers for Smart energy technologies

  • Ofgem looks to reform electricity settlement

  • Government commits to delivering low-cost, reliable, and clean energy system

  • Industry groups urge government to raise ambition on zero-carbon economy

  • Academics explore heat decarbonisation options

  • Carbon Trust to lead the Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator programme

  • Scotland sets new renewable energy record

 

 

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Weekly Industry Update - 24.07.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 24/07/17 10:24

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  • Week in Energy

  • Heavy industry renewables cost exemption to raise other bills

  • Next energy network price control to maximise energy user benefits

  • Media reports head of energy costs review selected

  • Defra decides on emissions controls for small generators

  • Royal Academy of Engineers find biofuel potential from business waste

  • Concerns raised over impact of attempted energy industry hacking

  • Oxford initiative seeks to boost the number of new low-carbon businesses

 

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Weekly Industry Update - 17.07.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 17/07/17 11:09

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  • Week in Energy

  • BEIS sets out details of upcoming energy security auctions

  • Government urged to outline post-Brexit nuclear future

  • NEW BEIS committee chair announced, as Brexit energy security inquiry launches

  • Givernment awars innovation funding for vehicle-to-grid projects

  • National Grid finds new technology to have major impact on GB energy system

  • Major businesses join renewables initiative

  • EIB provides green energy loan to Welsh Water

 

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Weekly Industry Update - 10.07.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 10/07/17 10:53

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  • Week in Energy

  • Commercial energy prices rise in first quarter of 2017

  • Climate watchdog warns lack of government action threatens low-carbon transition

  • CBI outlines energy and climate priorities for the new government

  • Phase 2 of ESOS underway

  • Coal-fired generation at record low for first quarter

  • Major businesses back new climate disclosure recommendations

  • Focus on energy efficient buildings helps Heathrow meet its 2020 targets

 

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Weekly Industry Update - 03.07.17

Posted by SSE Business Energy - Weekly Update on 03/07/17 09:58

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  • Week in Energy

  • Energy industry predicts moderate price rises in coming year

  • Research sets out potential Brexit energy impacts

  • Clean Growth Plan to be published after summer recess

  • Government welcomes first oil from major new North Sea field

  • Large companies “can do more” to cut emissions

  • Sainsbury’s to go 100% LED

  • Investors back strong ambition for new EU energy efficiency rules

 

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