About the Trust

The Scottish Hydro Electric Community Trust is an independent charitable Trust which was founded by Scottish Hydro-Electric plc (now SSE plc) to provide help to customers in the company’s distribution area faced with high charges for an electricity connection.

The Trust was established in 1998 with independent Trustees appointed to award grants to offset high connection costs in deserving individual domestic cases and for special community projects.

The Scottish Hydro Electric Community Trust's registered charity number is SC027243, and you can see our latest Annual Report and Accounts here.