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SSE Heat Networks signs partnership with PayPoint

Customers can now make payments through PayPoint’s extensive retail network

Welwyn Garden City, 30th January 2020: SSE Heat Networks and PayPoint today announced a multi-year partnership that will allow customers to make bill payments and smart meter top-ups at 28,000 retail outlets across the country.

SSE Heat Networks has been delivering energy to residential households for many years, and the partnership with PayPoint offers sustainable energy to prepaying and bill payment customers. These payments can be made to fit in with customers busy lifestyles, with retailers in the PayPoint network open early ‘til late, seven days a week.

Lewis Alcraft, Chief Commercial Officer, PayPoint, commented: “This exciting new agreement with SSE Heat Networks brings ultra-convenience to their cash paying customers, and creates new footfall for stores within the PayPoint network, in line with our commitment to help maximise the value that our retailer partners can achieve from the relationship.”

Rochelle Dickson for SSE Heat Networks said: “Our new partnership with PayPoint means that our customers can take advantage of services at more than 28,000 retail outlets across the country. It’s great news for them and an important development for the SSE Heat Networks business.”

Retailers who are interested in offering PayPoint services can learn more by visiting or by calling 01707 537 014.



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In thousands of retail locations, at home and on the move, we make life more convenient for everyone.

For retailers, we offer innovative and time-saving technology that empowers convenience retailers in the UK and Romania to achieve higher footfall and increased spend so they can grow their businesses profitably. Our innovative retail services platform, PayPoint One, is now live in over 16,000 stores in the UK and offers everything a modern convenience store needs, from parcels and contactless card payments to EPoS and bill payment services. Our technology helps retailers to serve customers quickly, improve business efficiency and stay connected to their stores from anywhere.


We help millions of people to control their household finances, make essential payments and access in-store services, like parcel collections and drop-offs. Our UK network of 28,000 stores is bigger than all banks, supermarkets and Post Offices together, putting us at the heart of communities nationwide.


For clients of all sizes we provide cutting-edge payments technologies without the need for capital investment. Our seamlessly integrated multichannel payments solution, MultiPay, is a one-stop shop for customer payments. PayPoint helps over 500 consumer service providers to save time and money while making it easier for their customers to pay – via any channel and on any device.


“SSE Heat Networks is part of SSE Enterprise which provides innovative solutions to build, own, operate and maintain energy and communications infrastructure in the UK and Ireland. It offers a range of services providing business energy, energy management, utility networks, contracting, rail, and telecoms services to its customers. SSE Enterprise works with customers and suppliers to reduce carbon emissions and cut energy bills, helping organizations of all sizes move towards a more sustainable future.”

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