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SSE SWALEC (which stands for South Wales Electricity) is an electricity company supplying Wales which was bought out in 2000 by SSE Group.

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Customer satisfaction

SSE, parent company to SSE SWALEC, ranked fifth among eight suppliers in our 2017 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 price change

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.

In November 2013, SSE announced a gas and electricity price rise of 8.2%.

A month later, in December 2013, the big six supplier announced it would reduce its price rise in line with cuts to green levies the government had announced the same month.

This would result in an overall price rise for SSE SWALEC customers of 4.2%

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

Corporate info

SSE SWALEC is owned by SSE which manages one of the largest distribution networks in the UK, servicing more than 10 million customers. The company was formed in December 1998 following the merger of Scottish Hydro Electric and Southern Electric.

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