ScottishPower provides gas and electricity to over 5.2 million domestic customers in the UK and maintains a large distribution network
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2013 Customer Satisfaction Awards
ScottishPower were winners in the 2013 uSwitch Customer Satisfaction Awards for Online Services and runners up in the category Online services and runner's up for Transfer Process.
Who are ScottishPower?
ScottishPower was formed in 1990, following the privatisation of the previously state-owned Scottish electricity industry. In 1995 it acquired the regional supplier, Manweb.
Looking for 'Scottish Power' with a space? Don't worry, they are the same company but refer to themselves as 'ScottishPower'.
Here's how ScottishPower did in 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.
Recent price changes and where ScottishPower rank
In October 2013, ScottishPower announced an average price rise of 8.6%, set to take effect 6 December 2013. This would raise the average dual-fuel customer's bill by £112, and bring their yearly bill total to £1,480.
The table below shows the most recent price changes from the big six, including ScottishPower, including the percentage increase and when it took and effect.
|Supplier||Date effective||Avg gas price change (%)||Avg electricity price change (%)||Avg bill size*|
|18 Jan 2014||3.7%||3.7%||£1,385|
|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 ScottishPower 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.