Energy fuel mix

Where does my supplier get fuel from?

Have you ever wondered where your electricity comes from?

All energy suppliers publish information about their fuel mix - which is the ratio of different fuels or energy sources they use to generate your electricity, for example coal, nuclear power or renewable energy sources.

On this page you'll find information about the fuel mix of some of the UK's biggest energy suppliers, so you can see exactly where your electricity comes from.

Frist, have a look at the average fuel mix from all UK suppliers. Then, you can compare this to the big six's fuel mixes below:

Average from all UK suppliers

  • 38% Coal
  • 27.7% Gas
  • 20% Nuclear
  • 11%Green
  • 2% Other

This information is the latest available, 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013.

What is the British Gas fuel mix?

  • 26% Coal
  • 34% Natural Gas
  • 28% Nuclear
  • 10%Green
  • 2%Other

This is the latest information available. To learn more about this supplier, read the British Gas supplier guide page.

What is the ScottishPower fuel mix?

  • 59%Coal
  • 25.6%Gas
  • 1.3% Nuclear
  • 12.9%Green
  • 1.2% Other

What is the EDF Energy fuel mix?

  • 28.6%Coal
  • 56.1%Nuclear
  • 13.5%Green
  • 1.8%Other

What is the E.ON energy fuel mix?

  • 52.2%Coal
  • 30.7%Gas
  • 4.7%Nuclear
  • 8.4%Green
  • 4%Other

What is the SSE energy fuel mix?

  • 54%Coal
  • 28%Gas
  • 1%Nuclear
  • 15%Green
  • 2%Other

What is the npower energy fuel mix?

  • 33.6%Coal
  • 51%Gas
  • 14%Green
  • 0.4%Nuclear
  • 1%Other

What is the Sainsbury Energy mix?

Because Sainsbury's Energy is supplied by British Gas, the fuel is the same:

  • 26% Coal
  • 34% Natural Gas
  • 28% Nuclear
  • 10%Green
  • 2%Other

What is the M&S Energy fuel mix?

Because M&S Energy is supplied by SSE, the fuel mix is the same:

  • 54%Coal
  • 28%Gas
  • 1%Nuclear
  • 15%Green
  • 2%Other

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