E.ON energy is one of the UK’s largest electricity and gas suppliers and the overall winners of the 2013 uSwitch Customer Satisfaction Awards.
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2013 Customer Satisfaction Awards
E.ON energy were the overall winners in the 2013 uSwitch Customer Satisfaction Awards.
The supplier ranked first place in categories Green Services, Energy Efficiency, Reward Schemes and Meter Services.
E.ON also ranked second place in the categories of Best Deal for You, Customer Service, Online Services and Billing Services.
Who are E.ON?
E.ON are one of the 'big six' energy suppliers in the UK. Formally known as Powergen, the company was created in 1990 and was subsequently bought by German energy giant E.ON in 2002. It assumed the name of its parent company in late 2007.
E.ON customer satisfaction
The results of our 2013 customer satisfaction awards:
This survey was conducted by YouGov online between 9 April and 13 September 2013.
A total of 5,057 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.
E.ON recent price changes and where they rank
E.ON last raised its prices in January 2013, implementing a 8.7% rise. They were the last of the 'big six' suppliers to announce a change in the latest round of price rises.
During the previous round of price changes (2011/12) E.ON were the fourth of the 'big six' suppliers to increase its prices (18% and 11% for gas and electricity respectively) and the fourth to drop its prices (6% for gas only).
The table below shows which of the big six energy suppliers, including E.ON, recently changed their prices, when and by how much:
|Supplier||Date effective||Avg gas price change (%)||Avg electricity price change (%)||Avg bill size*|
|Jan 18 2013||9.4%||7.7%||£1,370|
|Jan 3 2014||3.9%||3.9%||£1,384|
|Nov 15 2013||8.2%||8.2%||£1,460|
|Nov 23 2013||8.4%||10.4%||£1,471|
|Dec 6 2013||8.5%||9%||£1,480|
|Dec 1 2013||11.1%||9.3%||£1,491|
*Based on a medium user consuming 3,300 kWh of electricity and 16,500 kWh of gas on a standard dual fuel tariff, paying quarterly by cash and cheque, with bill sizes averaged across all regions.
How do E.ON generate 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.