SSE is a FTSE 100 energy supplier, based in Perth in Scotland, and a leading generator of electricity from renewable sources. SSE encourages the use of renewable energy by offering custom micro-generation tariffs and products to their customers. Formerly branded as Scottish & Southern Energy, it is one of the famous Big Six energy suppliers in the UK. SSE is the parent company to SSE Atlantic, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC. In January 2020 SSE was acquired by OVO Energy

SSE Customer Rating

SSE has a 26% Positive Opinion rating on YouGov, with the brand particularly popular with members of Generation X, Millennials and Baby Boomers. On Trustpilot, SSE is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars.

FAQs about SSE

If you’re after more information about SSE, look no further. Find the answers to your frequently asked questions below.

Does SSE have an app?

Yes. SSE has an app that’s free to download on smartphones and tablets. Their app services include bill paying, account settings etc.

Are smart meters free with SSE?

Yes. SSE installs smart meters free of charge and comes with smart energy trackers on an in-home display that shows how much energy you’re using.

What is SSE Renewables?

SSE Renewables is a subsidiary of SSE and is known as the “renewable development division” of the company. Its current project is the creation of the world’s largest offshore wind farm - the Greater Gabbard wind farm.

Does SSE have exit fees?

If you leave SSE before the end of your contract, you'll be charged £25 for each fuel. If you move house or switch tariffs with SSE then these exit fees will be waived.

How to contact SSE

You can get in touch with SSE:

By email at

Over the phone on +44 (0) 345 026 2658

On Twitter via @YourSSE

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