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ScottishPower energy supplier information

ScottishPower energy supplier information

ScottishPower 2021 customer rating

Based on ScottishPower reviews, the big six supplier was rated two and a half stars out of five by customers in the 2020 Uswitch customer satisfaction report. The report was based on a Uswitch and YouGov survey of 17,000 UK households, with ScottishPower 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 and Tonik Energy

ScottishPower was appointed by energy regulator Ofgem to take on the customers of Tonik Energy when the supplier ceased trading. Tonik Energy's 150,000 customers were transferred to ScottishPower tariffs from October 2020.

ScottishPower and Extra Energy

ScottishPower took on the customers of Extra Energy when the small supplier ceased trading in November 2018. Extra Energy's 108,000 domestic energy customers were placed on ScottishPower tariffs as part of the takeover.

ScottishPower and Yorkshire Energy

ScottishPower was appointed as the new supplier for customers of Yorkshire Energy, which ceased trading in December 2020. Yorkshire Energy's 74,000 customers were automatically moved to ScottishPower tariffs.

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 prices and tariffs

As one of the biggest energy suppliers in the UK, there are a wide range of ScottishPower 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. The ScottishPower prices below are based on average usage, so click 'compare now' to get a quote tailored to you, and compare ScottishPower tariffs with plans from other energy suppliers.

Supplier Plan name Tariff type Price
ScottishPower Help Beat Cancer Fix and Save February 2023 Fixed until 28 Feb 2023 £1113 Compare now
ScottishPower Help Beat Cancer Fix and Save February 2023 Online Fixed until 28 Feb 2023 £1113 Compare now
ScottishPower Help Beat Cancer Fixed Saver February 2023 Fixed until 28 Feb 2023 £1102 Compare now
ScottishPower Help Beat Cancer Fixed Saver February 2023 Online Fixed until 28 Feb 2023 £1102 Compare now
ScottishPower Online Fix and Save February 2022 Fixed until 28 Feb 2022 £1077 Compare now
ScottishPower Online Fixed Saver February 2022 Fixed until 28 Feb 2022 £1066 Compare now
ScottishPower Standard Variable £1042 Compare now
ScottishPower Standard Online Variable £1042 Compare now
ScottishPower Super Saver January 2022 B2 Fixed until 31 Jan 2022 £999 Compare now
ScottishPower Super Saver January 2022 B3 Fixed until 31 Jan 2022 £964 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.

How ScottishPower prices have changed in 2020

In August 2020, ScottishPower announced it would reduce the average price of its standard variable tariff by 7% as of 1 October 2020. This price cut was in line with the revised energy price cap, and reduced the average cost of a standard variable tariff for ScottishPower customers by £84 a year.

In March 2020, ScottishPower prices were cut by 1% on the supplier's standard variable tariff, in effect from 1 April. Once again, the reduction was in line with the reduced announced in February 2020.

The table below shows recent changes to ScottishPower prices, alongside changes by the rest of the big six energy suppliers:

Supplier Price change 1 Date effective Price change 1 Date effective Price change 3 Date effective
EDF Energy -6% 1 Oct 2019 -1% 1 Apr 2020 -7% 1 Oct 2020
E.ON -6% 1 Oct 2019 -1% 1 Apr 2020 -7% 1 Oct 2020
British Gas -6% 1 Oct 2019 -1% 1 Apr 2020 -7 1 Oct 2020
ScottishPower -6% 1 Oct 2019 -1% 1 Apr 2020 -7% 1 Oct 2020
SSE -6% 1 Oct 2019 -1% 1 Apr 2019 -7% 1 Oct 2020
npower -6% 1 Oct 2019 -1% 1 Apr 2019 -7% 1 Oct 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 changes to ScottishPower prices

In August 2019, ScottishPower prices dropped by an average of £76 per year (6%) on its standard variable tariff, 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 prices were increased by 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.

ScottishPower renewable energy

ScottishPower tariffs all include 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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