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SSE Southern Electric - Gas and Electricity

SSE Southern Electric is owned by SSE which manages one of the largest distribution networks in the UK

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Customer satisfaction

SSE, parent company to SSE Southern Electric, ranked fifth among eight suppliers in the uSwitch customer satisfaction awards.

The customer service rating is based on an independent YouGov survey that was conducted between 27th October and 1st November 2016. A total of 5,028 UK energy consumers were asked their opinions on a wide range of issues relating to satisfaction with their energy suppliers. The figures have been weighted and are representative of all UK adults (18+).

Latest SSE Southern Electric price changes

Supplier Date effective Avg price change (%)

EDF Energy

7 June 2018 Up-arrow1.4%


19 April 2018 Up-arrow2.7%**

British Gas

29 May 2018 Up-arrow5.5%


1 June 2018 Up-arrow5.5%


11 July 2018 Up-arrow7.9%**


17 June 2018 Up-arrow5.3%

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

**Includes removal of discounts as well as price rise where applicable.

SSE also raised prices in November 2013.

Later in 2013, the supplier announced it would reduce its price rise in line with government-led cuts to green levies. This would result in an overall price rise for SSE Southern Electric customers of 4.2%

The table below shows which of the big six suppliers, including SSE Southern Electric's parent company, SSE, recently changed their prices, by how much, when this change will take effect and customers' average annual bill amount.


Previous to this, SSE raised its prices in October 2012, when the supplier increased rates by 9%. Before that, in March 2012, the SSE Group reduced its gas tariffs by 4.5%.

And previous to that, SSE Southern Electric increased its gas prices by 18% or £118 on gas and 11% or £49 on electricity from September 2011.


SSE Southern Electric increased its gas prices by 9.4% on 1st December 2010. On 29th March 2010, SSE Southern Electric cut its gas prices by 4% for dual fuel customers, 7% for single fuel customers and 9% for pre-payment customers.


SSE Southern Electric cut its gas prices by 4% and its electricity prices by 9% in March 2009.

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