Bulb reviews, prices and tariffs
Bulb Energy strive to make energy simpler, cheaper, and greener. Founded by two friends working in the energy industry, they saw lots of poor customer service and expensive energy prices with the traditional larger suppliers. Bulb Energy launched in 2015 offering green energy for all.
In 2019, Bulb Energy expanded services to the United States, Spain, and France.
With a community-based approach to energy, Bulb offer:
- 100% green energy
- They listen to member (customer) ideas
- Online account management
- Carbon calculator
- Electric vehicle support
- Refer a friend program
- Warm home discounts
Business Energy Customers
- Simple transparent energy rates
- No exit fees
- No long contracts
- Online account management
With over 72,000 reviews on Trustpilot, they have an Excellent rating of 4.6 out of a possible 5 stars.
Bulb Energy prices and tariffs
Bulb offers some great options for both home and business energy.
Domestic Customer Tariffs
Bulb offers one standard tariff. The average price of the Bulbs Tariff is £108.84 per month.
- No exit fees
- 100% renewable energy
- Easy management
- Electricity Standing Charge: 23.87p per day
- Electricity Unit Rate: 18.209p per kWh
- Gas Standing Charge: 25.68p per day
- Gas Unit Rate: 3.295p per kWh
Average price calculations are based on a family of 4 living in a 3 bedroom house.
Business Energy Tariffs
Bulb Business Energy offers a simple and transparent tariff. The price depends on the business location and usage.
Please note that if you compare with Love Energy Savings, cheaper prices may be available as we have negotiated exclusive deals with a wide range of suppliers. You can compare prices here.
Bulb Energy Ltd is privately owned: their sole shareholder is Simple Energy Limited. Since their launch in 2015, Bulb has experienced phenomenal growth leading to them becoming one of the fastest-growing startups in the UK. Initially funded by friends and family, large-scale investors DST Global and JamJar Investments came on board to help finance their rapid growth.
Bulb Energy’s registered address is listed as:
Bulb Energy Ltd
If you choose to switch through Love Energy Savings, one of our representatives will contact the Bulb Energy team on your behalf, saving you the hassle of back and forth communications. That way, you get the energy tariff you want with minimal fuss.
Despite only being around since 2015, Bulb Energy are a multi-award-winning energy provider.
Its notable awards include:
- Best corporate social responsibility project - Charity Times Awards 2018
- 2017 Start-Up of the Year - Startups.co.uk
- Best Green services in the uSwitch Energy Awards 2018, 2019
- Best Deal for You in the uSwitch Energy Awards 2018, 2019
- Easiest to Switch To in the uSwitch Energy Awards 2018, 2019
- Best Account Management in the uSwitch Energy Awards 2018
- Best Energy Saving Support in the uSwitch Energy Awards 2018
- Best Value for Money in the uSwitch Energy Awards 2018, 2020
2021 Bulb Energy Fuel Mix
All Bulb Energy tariffs offer 100& renewable energy. The breakdown looks like this:
- Wind: 78%
- Solar: 18%
- Hydro: 4%
Bulb do things differently so it’s no surprise they don’t charge cancellation fees. If you’re looking to leave it is a simple process. Just be sure any outstanding debits are able to be cleared and you’re free to leave.
Your bill will be generated within 6 weeks of your switch date when any outstanding credit will be refunded or any outstanding debit will be collected.
How to switch to Bulb Energy
Love Energy Savings can handle a switch to Bulb for you, whether you're coming from another supplier or you simply want to change your Bulb tariff. We’ll get everything sorted for you by liaising with the Bulb team on your behalf.
Enter your details here to generate a quote for your home and then simply choose the tariff that's right for you.
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List of business energy suppliers
At Love Energy Savings, we work with the following energy suppliers:
- Avanti Gas
- British Gas
- Crown Gas & Power
- Dual Energy
- Gazprom Energy
- Octopus Energy
- Scottish Power
- Total Gas & Power
Who is the cheapest energy provider for businesses?
The cheapest energy provider for businesses will depend on a number of factors, such as:
- Your location
- The size of your premises
- Your current supplier
- Current spend on business energy
- Current consumption of kWh units and current standing charges
- Meter type (standard, economy 7, maximum demand or half hourly)
The easiest way to find the cheapest energy provider is to compare energy prices.
Who is the best energy supplier?
Choosing the best energy supplier for your business is very important. You want to know that the provider you choose will value you as a customer, that you’ll receive excellent customer service and that the company acts with total transparency.
Which? consumer magazine published a survey that compared key suppliers on a number of factors including:
- Bill accuracy
- Customer service (phone)
- Customer service (online)
- Complaints handling
- Helping you understand and reduce energy use
- Value for money
Take a look at the ‘Best and worst energy companies for 2019’ survey for more information.
What do I have to do to switch my business energy supplier?
Switching your business energy has never been easier. Once you’ve found a supplier and quote which suits your business’ needs simply hit ‘Buy Now’ or wait for one of our agents to contact you. Once you’re happy to proceed, we’ll handle the entire switch for you. We’ll need a few additional bits of information along the way, but this will all be explained in your welcome pack