SSE was formed in December 1998 as a result of the merger of Scottish Hydro and Southern Electric. It acquired SWALEC in August 2000 and Atlantic in April 2004. SSE is also a supplier of the SSE group, alongside companies Atlantic Electric and Gas, Scottish Hydro, Southern Electric and SWALEC.
The SSE brand supplies homes in the East Midland, West Midlands, North West, North East and Yorkshire electricity regions.
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SSE customer satisfaction survey results
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SSE customer score
In October and November 2013 we surveyed 8,525 UK adults, who pay for their household energy, about their experience with their gas and electricity suppliers. For SSE, we received 1,112 responses.
Customer scores are based on overall satisfaction and likelihood of recommending to a friend. This survey is the largest one of its kind conducted in the UK.
For a full round-up of the Which? Switch energy satisfaction survey results, see our customer satisfaction survey results page.
SSE fuel mix disclosure
All energy suppliers have to provide information about the mix of fuels they use to generate energy supplied to gas and electricity customers, together with its environmental impact.
SSE fuel mix
Natural gas: 28%
* Wind, hydro and solar power.
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