EDF Energy is one of the largest electricity generators and suppliers in the UK. EDF Energy, part of the EDF Group, also operates its own electricity distribution network.
To compare all energy suppliers including EDF Energy and find the cheapest tariff for you enter your postcode now. To learn more, keep reading:
2012 Customer Satisfaction Awards
EDF Energy were winners in the 2012 uSwitch Customer Satisfaction Awards for 'Green services' and runners up in the category 'Best deal for you'.
Who are EDF Energy?
The company was created in 2003, five years after French energy company EDF Group (Électricité de France) bought Seeboard, London Energy and SWEB Energy.
EDF Energy customer satisfaction scores
The results of our 2012 customer satisfaction awards:
This survey was conducted by YouGov online between 8th and 14th November, 2012.
A total of 5,071 UK energy customers took part in the survey. Customers were asked their opinions on a wide range of issues relating to satisfaction with their energy suppliers. The figures have been weighted.
Recent price changes and where EDF Energy rank
The table below shows which of the big six energy suppliers last raised and dropped their prices, and when:
|Date of price change||Supplier||Average gas price change (%)||Average electricity price change (%)|
|26th March 2012||4.5%||0%||27th February 2012||5%||0%|
|27th February 2012||0%||6%|
|01st February 2012||5%||0%|
|12th January 2012||0%||5%|
|07th February 2012||5%||0%|
|10th November 2011||4.5%||15.4%|
|1st October 2011||15.7%||7.2%|
|13th September 2011||18%||11%|
|14th September 2011||18%||11%|
|18th August 2011||18%||16%|
|1st August 2011||19%||10%|
How does EDF Energy generate its energy?
Average from all UK suppliers
Green (renewable) energy is from sources such as wind, solar and hydro-electric. Information taken from the Energy Saving Trust.
CO2 waste from UK energy suppliers
Nuclear waste from UK energy suppliers
Why we like EDF Energy
In total, EDF Energy supply energy to around 5.5 million customers, both businesses and households, making it the nation's largest supplier of electricity by volume.
EDF Energy, as well as being one of the biggest energy suppliers in the UK overall, is also the UK's biggest producer of low-carbon electricity.
EDF Energy produce around one-fifth of the UK's electricity from a variety of sources, including combined heat and power plants and wind farms, as well as the more traditional gas, coal and nuclear power stations.
EDF Energy operate eight nuclear power plants across the UK, which helps make it the largest low-carbon producer.
The company also plans to build up to four more nuclear power plants in future, which could help to generate 40% of the low-carbon electricity, if built.
EDF Energy was the energy and sustainability partner of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.