SSE Plc engages in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity. It operates through the following segments: Networks, Retail, and Wholesale. The Networks segment includes electricity distribution, electricity transmission, gas distribution, and other Networks. The Retail segment provides energy supply and energy-related services to household and business customers. The Wholesale segment involves the portfolio management, electricity, gas storage, and gas production. The company was founded in December 1998 and is headquartered in Perth, the United Kingdom.