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  • Contact us

    There are many ways you can contact the teams across our business. Visit the “Contact us” page to find information on all our contact numbers, email addresses and social media channels – we’re here to help.

  • Frequently asked questions

    Our frequently asked questions cover our most common queries on everything to do with a power cut, applying for a job and everything in between. Simply use the search function on our webpage to get the information you need.

  • Works in your area

    Have you noticed we are carrying out work in your street or outside your home? We have an interactive map that can help you search for any works in your area and provide you details on when we are due to finish works and why we are in your area.

Who we are

Our electricity distribution and transmission networks carry electricity to over 3.8 million homes and businesses across the north of Scotland and also central southern England.

Our skilled teams are based right across the regions we serve, from the bustle of West London to the smallest villages in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.  They are supported by engineering and customer service teams based in major offices and depots in centres like Reading, Portsmouth, Perth, and Inverness.
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Latest News

  • Latest news: Scotland

    £10m upgrade to the electricity network in Argyll begins this month

    SSEN Distribution’s £10m investment in Argyll’s electricity infrastructure begins this month- a project which will make customers’ supplies more robust, resilient and less susceptible to power cuts, as well as increasing the network’s capacity to help facilitate the rise in EV chargers and heat pumps.

  • Latest News: England

    Power supplies to Burghfield homes and businesses boosted by SSEN upgrade

    A programme of works to upgrade an essential part of the overhead network serving Burghfield in Reading is being carried out by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks.