Bulb reviews, prices and tariffs
Bulb Energy was founded in 2015 offering green energy for all. In 2019 the supplier expanded services to the United States, Spain, and France and had 1.7-million customers.
However due to market instability, the company entered administration in 2021 and in 2022 the supplier was acquired by Octopus Energy.
In 2023, it is no longer possible to swich to Bulb, but the brand still trades while it's customers are being migrated to Octopus, which as of 20th of March 2023 was about 70% complete - about a million accounts.
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 is owned by Octopus Energy, who bought the brand in 2022 from special administration.
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 from Bulb Energy
Love Energy Savings can handle a switch to Bulb for you, if you're coming from another supplier. 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.