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Centrica and SSE to switch thousands of vehicles to electric

Christian Fernsby |
Two of the UK’s major energy suppliers Centrica and SSE have committed to switch their vehicle fleets to electric by 2030.

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Alongside facilities services company Mitie, the major utilities have joined international non-profit The Climate Group’s global EV100 initiative, which brings together forward-thinking, committed companies from around the world to make electric transport ‘the new normal’ by 2030.

SSE has also committed to double its energy productivity by 2030 from a 2010/11 baseline, through joining The Climate Group’s EP100 initiative for energy-smart companies, delivered in partnership with the Alliance to Save Energy.

The companies represent some of the UK’s biggest buyers of commercial vehicles, with a combined footprint of 21,000 vehicles. Centrica operates the 3rd largest fleet in the country, SSE the 7th largest and Mitie the 8th largest.

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