SP Energy Networks

SP Energy Networks (SPEN) is part of the Scottish Power Group of companies, which provides power on behalf of supply companies through a network of cables and power lines that are owned and maintained by the group.

This is SPEN’S second year of business carbon footprint reporting to The Planet Mark. SPEN first calculated the carbon footprint of all its three licence holders -Scottish Power Distribution, Manweb and Scottish Power Transmission Limited for the year ending March 2017 and set a target to reduce emissions by 5% annually.



The Planet Mark

This is to certify that SP Energy Networks has achieved a reduction in its carbon footprint and is committed to continous improvement in sustainability.

Valid to 30th June 2021

Steve Malkin
The Planet Mark

Sir Tim Smit KBE
The Eden Project


6.9% absolute carbon reduction

N/A carbon reduction per employee

We are committed to reducing our carbon emmissions yearly so that together, we can all halt climate change

  • Total carbon footprint 811,261 tCO2e
  • Reporting boundary : SPEN licence holders -Scottish Power Distribution, Manweb and Scottish Power Transmission Limited
  • Emission sources : Building energy (electricity, gas and substation electricity, radio base stations), business and operational transport, fugitive emissions (SF6), fuel, contractor’s data, other fuels, transmission and distribution losses
  • Reporting period : 1st Apr 2019 to 31st Mar 2020


3,111 FTE employees

We engage our employees and wider stakeholders to unlock their talent and knowledge to drive year on year progress in sustainability.


We recognise that transparent communication is essential for transformational change and we quantifiably report on