Energy company SSE, which supplies almost six million UK households, says it is negotiating the sale of its energy retail business to Ovo Group. But it says no decision has been made by the two firms on finalising a deal. If a deal is reached, Ovo will become one of the UK’s largest energy firms, having been founded just 10 years ago. In May, SSE announced plans to offload its energy services division after more than 500,000 households switched to a new supplier in the year to April.
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SSE plans to shut its last coal-fired power station at Fiddler’s Ferry in Cheshire by the end of March next year. It is the operator of the biggest onshore wind energy fleet in the UK and Ireland and says it has consent to increase offshore wind generation from 1 gigawatt to about 3.3GW, which would make it the biggest offshore supplier.
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