SSE Southern Electric is owned by SSE which manages one of the largest distribution networks in the UK
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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
In November 2016, SSE Southern Electric announced a price freeze for standard variable rate plan customers until April 2017. Previously, the supplier had cut rates:
|Supplier||Date effective||Avg price change (%)|
|1 March 2017||1.2%|
|1 Feb 2016||5.1%|
|16 March 2016||5.1%|
|15 March 2016||5.4%|
|29 March 2016||5.3%|
|28 March 2016||5.2%|
SSE last 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.
2012-2011Previous 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.
What else SSE Southern Electric offers
Despite the name SSE Southern Electric provide both Southern gas and electricity.