SSE Airtricity N. Ireland: Energy Sources

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Proud to be Northern Ireland's largest provider of greener energy.


Our energy sources

At SSE Airtricity , we're proud to be Northern Ireland's largest provider of greener energy.

At SSE Airtricity we’re proud to be Northern Ireland's largest provider of greener energy.

Over one-third of the electricity we supply to you is generated from renewable sources such as wind and solar power. In 2018, the green energy sourced by SSE Airtricity abated over 150,000^ tonnes of harmful CO2 emissions.

   


SSE Airtricity Fuel Mix Disclosure: January 2018 to December 2018  

Electricity supplied has been sourced from the following fuels:Electricity Supplied by SSE Airtricity (% total)Average for All Island Market (for comparison) (% total)
Renewable34.1%48.9%
Natural Gas65.9%38.5%
Coal0%6.8%
Peat0%4.6%
EU Fossil0%0.0%
Oil0%1.2%
Nuclear0%0.0%
Other
Total100%100%
Environmental Impact - CO2 Emissions0.295 t/MWh0.291 t/MWh


Small choices can make a big difference. We all want to live and work in a cleaner, greener world. As Northern Ireland's largest provider of greener energy, we're proud to supply cleaner energy generated from local wind farms and by solar energy to homes and businesses across the region. By choosing SSE Airtricity, you're joining the growing numbers helping to power a cleaner, greener environment.

For more information on the environmental impact of your electricity supply call 0345 601 9093. 

SSE Airtricity offers green source products which is likely to change your fuel mix when compared to the supplier fuel mix shown above. For more information on the environmental impact of your electricity supply call 0345 601 9093. 

 

Largest provider of greener energy claim based on 517,220 MWh of renewable sourced electricity supplied by SSE Airtricity to homes and businesses in 2018, calculated as 34.1% of total 1.5TWh electricity supplied by SSE Airtricity (Utility Regulator (UR) 2018 Annual Transparency Report). ^ 151,000 tonnes of quoted CO2 emissions abated based on Average CO2 emissions (t/MWh) in the All-Island Single Electricity Market, and published by UR in its 2018 Fuel Mix Disclosure and CO2 Emissions Report, published September 2019.

 


  • Renewable Power
  • Thermal Power