SSE’s Solar and Battery team has joined SSE Renewables to progress the delivery of its nearly 2-gigawatt pipeline of projects in the United Kingdom and Ireland, while expanding into Europe to pursue new development opportunities.
SSE Solar and Battery was previously incubated in SSE plc’s enterprise division. Now its 100-person team will bring its grid-scale solar and battery expertise, and project pipeline to SSE Renewables. The move will maximize opportunities for the solar and battery division to grow in scale. This will include an expanded remit covering the United Kingdom, Ireland and supporting expansion across Europe.
“The people, plans and pipeline solar and battery already have in place is impressive, and we can collectively scale up our combined ambitions to grow our market share in both technologies,” said Finlay McCutcheon, director of onshore renewables (Europe) at SSE Renewables. “Both solar and battery technology complement our offerings in ons