At its interim results yesterday, SSE said surging demand for electricity helped send its pre-tax profits for the six months until September 30 up more than 116 per cent to £1.7billion. Revenues had climbed 25.8 per cent to £3.5billion and it hiked its dividend by 4.5 per cent to 25.5p per share.
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