SSE moves Solar and also Battery division to SSE Renewables
- Decision aims to help provide 2GW of solar as well as battery projects
SSE's Solar as well as Battery group has actually transferred to SSE Renewables as it aims to supply its close to 2GW pipe of projects in the UK as well as Ireland, as well as expand right into Europe.
Formerly part of SSE's Enterprise division, the 100-person Solar and also Battery team will bring their knowledge to the company's Renewables division with immediate effect.
As part of SSE Renewables, the Solar and also Battery division will continue to be led by its director Richard Cave-Bigley.
Director of onshore renewables (Europe) SSE Renewables Finlay McCutcheon said: "We're delighted to welcome SSE's Solar and also Battery group right into SSE Renewables where they will certainly be a natural fit.
As part of SSE Renewables, the Solar and also Battery division will certainly continue to be led by Richard Cave-Bigley.
" The people, plans and also pipe Solar and also Battery currently has in location is impressive and also we can collectively scale up our combined passions to grow our market share in both technologies.
" I'm extremely delighted by the chance to both sustain the team's distribution at range as well as to leverage the essential expertise our SSE coworkers have developed in solar and batteries throughout our bigger Development groups as well as pipes."
He included: "Both solar and battery innovation complement our offerings in onshore wind as well as hydro and also bring us greater portfolio diversity. Solar is currently an economical low carbon innovation with huge potential in its markets both domestically and internationally; and battery storage is a key part of the web no jigsaw, thanks to its ability to shop and discharge power when most required by the grid."
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