Skip to main content


ScottishPower provides gas and electricity to over 5.6 million domestic customers in the UK.

energy supplier of the year award logo

Beat the energy price rises

Three of the big six suppliers have already raised their prices following the Ofgem price cap increase. Don’t get caught out - switch to a fixed deal today!

ScottishPower supplier rating 2018

scottish power supplier rating

ScottishPower was rated three-and-a-half stars by customers in the 2018 survey of more than 17,000 UK households, allowing the provider to scoop up the Large Supplier of the Year Award.

ScottishPower customers gave their supplier top marks in categories including cusotmer service, ease of switching and value for money.

Who are 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 are part of the Iberdola Group, a world leader in wind energy and one of the largest energy companies in the world.

ScottishPower is helping to build a sustainable energy future for everyone, through innovation and investment in renewable energy.

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 £15 million for the charity organisation.

Recent price changes from ScottishPower

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 would see costs increase by £63 per year on average.

Supplier Price change 1 Date effective Price change 2 Date effective

EDF Energy

Up-arrow10% 1 Apr 2019 N/A N/A


Up-arrow10% 1 Apr N/A N/A

British Gas

Up-arrow5.5% 29 May 2018 Up-arrow3.8% 1 Oct 2018


Up-arrow5.5% 1 June 2018 Up-arrow3.7% 08 Oct 2018


Up-arrow7.9%** 11 July 2018 N/A N/A


Up-arrow10% 1 Apr 2019 N/A N/A

Based on a medium energy user on a standard dual fuel tariff, paying on receipt of bill, with bill sizes averaged across all regions. **SSE price change includes removal of £6 per fuel paperless discount

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.

The table below shows the most recent price changes from the big six, including ScottishPower's prices, and the percentage increase as well as when it took and effect.

To compare ScottishPower prices against other suppliers, enter your postcode in the box below.

Read more…

Switch to a better supplier

Enter your postcode to compare all energy suppliers including Scottishpower now