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ScottishPower

ScottishPower 2020 customer rating

ScottishPower was rated two and a half stars out of five by customers in the 2020 Uswitch and YouGov survey of 17,000 UK households. Based on customer reviews, ScottishPower was ranked 16th in the 2020 Uswitch Energy Awards

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About ScottishPower

ScottishPower is one of the big six UK energy suppliers, responsible for the supply of gas and electricity in the UK to more than 5 million customers. ScottishPower is part of the Iberdola Group, a world leader in wind energy and one of the largest energy companies in the world.

ScottishPower's charity support

ScottishPower has had a relationship with Cancer Research in the UK since 2012. Through employee fundraising, their Help Beat Cancer energy tariff, sponsorship of the Race for Life and Stand Up To Cancer campaigns, they have raised more than £20 million for the charity organisation.

ScottishPower energy prices and tariffs

As one of the biggest energy suppliers in the UK, ScottishPower usually has a wide range of tariffs on offer to help meet the needs of as many customers as possible.

All ScottishPower energy tariffs currently available through Uswitch can be seen in the table below.

Supplier Plan name Tariff type Price
ScottishPower Help Beat Cancer Fix and Save May 2022 Fixed until 31 May 2022 £1185 Compare now
ScottishPower Help Beat Cancer Fix and Save May 2022 Online Fixed until 31 May 2022 £1185 Compare now
ScottishPower Help Beat Cancer Fixed Saver May 2022 Fixed until 31 May 2022 £1173 Compare now
ScottishPower Help Beat Cancer Fixed Saver May 2022 Online Fixed until 31 May 2022 £1173 Compare now
ScottishPower Online Fix and Save May 2021 Fixed until 31 May 2021 £1137 Compare now
ScottishPower Online Fixed Saver May 2021 Fixed until 31 May 2021 £1125 Compare now
ScottishPower Standard Variable £1125 Compare now
ScottishPower Standard Online Variable £1125 Compare now
ScottishPower Super Saver April 2021 B6 Fixed until 30 Apr 2021 £809 Compare now

This information is updated hourly with ScottishPower energy plans which are available to switch to through Uswitch. To appear in this table, plans must be available in at least 7 of the 14 regions.

ScottishPower energy price changes 2020

In March 2020, ScottishPower announced it would be reducing the average cost of its standard variable tariff by 1%, in effect from 1 April. The reduction was in line with the reducedenergy price cap announced in February 2020.

In August 2019, the supplier announced it would be lowering the cost of its standard variable tariff by an average of £76 per year, or 6%, also in reaction to a drop in the price cap rate.

In February 2019, ScottishPower became the fifth of the big six energy suppliers to announce a price rise in reaction to the change in price cap at the time.

From 1 April 2019, rates for ScottishPower's standard variable tariff increased by £117 (10%), in line with the increased energy price cap of £1,254 per year.

In April 2018, ScottishPower announced a price rise of 5.5% to customers on its standard variable rate plan, effective 1 June 2018. The change saw costs increase by £63 per year on average.

Supplier Price change 1 Date effective Price change 2 Date effective Price change 3 Date effective

EDF Energy

+10% 1 Apr 2019 -6% 1 Oct 2019 -1% 1 Apr 2020

E.ON

+10% 1 Apr 2019 -6% 1 Oct 2019 -1% 1 Apr 2020

British Gas

+10% 1 Apr 2019 -6% 1 Oct 2019 -2% 1 Apr 2020

ScottishPower

+10% 1 Apr 2019 -6% 1 Oct 2019 -1% 1 Apr 2020

SSE

+10% 1 Apr 2019 -6% 1 Oct 2019 -1% 1 Apr 2020

npower

+10% 1 Apr 2019 -6% 1 Oct 2019 -1% 1 Apr 2020

Based on a medium energy user on a standard dual fuel tariff, paying on receipt of bill, with bill sizes averaged across all regions.

Previous price changes from ScottishPower

In January 2015, ScottishPower announced a price cut of 4.8%, effective 20 February 2015. The cuts applied to standard plan customers only, and would save the average household £33 per year.

In October 2013, ScottishPower's prices were announced to be going up by 8.6%, as of 6 December 2013. This would raise the average dual-fuel customer's bill by £112, and bring their yearly bill total to £1,480.

In January 2014, the energy supplier said that, due to Government's announcement about reducing green levies, it would reduce this price rise by 3.3%. This would take effect the same month.

ScottishPower renewable energy

ScottishPower is one of the few UK energy suppliers committed to 100% green electricity, using wind energy and smart grids. It has sold its gas plants and is closing its coal-fired power stations, as well as taking steps to reduce its general carbon footprint wherever possible.

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