Key performance indicators

How we measure the progress of our wholesale business.

KPIs Sept 16 Sept 15
Energy portfolio management (EPM) and Electricity Generation    
EPM and Generation operating profit* - £m 123.2 141.8
EMP and Generation capital expenditure and investment - £m 188.3 214.3
     
Generation    
Gas and oil-fired generation capacity (GB) - MW 4,013 3,961
Gas and oil-fired generation capacity (Ire) - MW 1,292 1,292
Coal-fired generation capacity (inc biomass co-firing) - MW 1,995 2,519
Renewable generation capacity (inc pumped storage) - MW 2,975 3,093
Total electricity generation capacity - MW 10,577 11,733
     
Gas and oil-fired (inc CHP) output (GB and Ire) - GWh 8,067 4,649
Coal-fired (inc biomass co-firing) output - GWh 2 605
Total output from thermal power stations (Gb and Ire) - GWh 8,069 5,254
     
Conventional hydro output - GWh 1,234 1,590
Wind energy output (GB and Ire) - GWh 1,754 2,188
Dedicated biomass output - GWh 38 27
Total output of renewable energy (GB and Ire) - GWh 3,026 3,805
     
Total output from pumped storage - GWh 123 105
     
Total generation output - all plant - GWh 11,218 9,164

 

Note 1: Capacity is wholly-owned and share of joint ventures.
Note 2: Output is electricity from power stations in which SSE has an ownership interest (output based on SSE’s contractual share).
Note 3: Capacity includes 1,180MW at Peterhead (while TEC is 400MW) 
Note 4: 2016 Capacity excludes Ferrybridge which ceased operation on 31 March 2016.
Note 5: Wind output excludes 58GWh of constrained off generation in 2016/17 and 112GWh in 2015/16
Note 6:Onshore wind capacity at Sep16 excludes 175MW related to the Clyde disposal in March 16
Note 7: Waste to Energy GWh not included above as contracted to third party
Note 8: Slough Heat & Power Biomass Plant’s financial results are reported within SSE Enterprise

 

Gas Production Sept 16 Sept 15
Gas production operating profit* - £m                                2.1  14.1 
Gas production - m therms 314.5 191.3
Gas production capital investment - £m 46.3 9.6 
     
Gas Storage    
Gas Storage operating profit* - £m (4.3) 3.7
Gas Storage customer nominations met - % 100  100 
Gas storage capital investment - £m 0.2 3.2