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Ovo Energy reviews, prices and tariffs

Ovo Energy began trading in 2009 and has since quickly emerged as one of the UK’s largest domestic energy supplier. On their path to becoming one of the largest energy suppliers in the UK, they acquired the home energy division of SSE in 2020. They promise all customers 100% renewable energy as standard.

Since breaking into the energy market, they have placed an emphasis on greener energy. In 2011, the company’s founder, Stephen Fitzpatrick, appeared in Parliament to champion fairer energy for consumers. Another key milestone in Ovo’s success was becoming the first UK supplier to remove coal and nuclear from their energy mix in 2015.

As one of the UKs leading energy suppliers, they offer:

  • 100% renewable power
  • They will plant a tree in each customer’s name, every year
  • Interest when your account is in credit
  • Smart meters
  • Electric vehicle support and plans
  • See your environmental impact

With over 46,000 reviews on Trustpilot, they have an Excellent rating of 4.3 out of a possible 5 stars.

 

  • Ovo Energy Prices and Tariffs

    Ovo Energy offer some of the best renewable energy tariffs on the market.

    Ovo Better Energy cost averages £88 per month.

    Tariff Info

    • 1 year fixed price
    • 3-5% interest on account credit
    • £60 early exit fees
    • One tree planted for you each year
    • Electricity Unit Rate: 17.24p per kWh
    • Electricity Standing Charge: 24.37p per day
    • Gas Unit Rate: 3.09p per kWh
    • Gas Standing Charge: 26.58p per day.

     

    Simpler Energy averages £93 per month.

    Tariff Info

    • Variable tariff – price could go up or down
    • 3-5% interest on account credit
    • No early exit fees
    • One tree planted for you each year
    • Electricity Unit Rate: 18.31p per kWh
    • Electricity Standing Charge: 24.39p per day
    • Gas Unit Rate: 3.3p per kWh
    • Gas Standing Charge: 26.6p per day.

    Average price calculations are based on a family of 4 living in a 3 bedroom house.

    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.   

  • Ownership

    Founded in the UK in 2009, the company launched their international arm in 2018. Part of the OVO Group, which is a subsidiary of Imagination Industries Ltd, wholly owned by OVO Energy founder Stephen Fitzpatrick. 

    Ovo Energy Group acquired SSE’s home energy division in January 2020.

  • Location

    The headquarters of OVO Energy is in Bristol, England:

    1 Rivergate Temple Quay

    Bristol

    BS1 6ED

  • Awards

    OVO Energy has several awards under its belt by striving to become the leader in renewable energy and their carbon zero goal. Here’s a list of their most notable wins:

    • uSwitch Best Account Management 2020
    • uSwitch Best Smart Meter Experience 2020
    • uSwitch Best Billing Services 2020
    • uSwitch Best Rewards 2020
    • Stephen Fitzpatrick named Entrepreneur of the Year, BusinessGreenAwards 2018
    • UK’s 20th Best Company to Work For, Sunday Times Best Companies 2017
    • uSwitch Supplier of the Year 2017, 2019
    • World's Best Energy Brand at CHARGE 2016 - the World's First Energy Branding Conference 
    • Best Customer Service Team in Europe at the 2016 European Contact Centre and Customer Service Awards 2016
  • Cancellation Policy

    You can leave OVO Energy at any point, after your cooling-off period, the standard 14 days, your switch to them will begin but are free to leave as and when you want. 

    On their fixed energy tariffs, you’ll need to pay £30 exit fee for each fuel. It’s worth noting, any debit balances built up in your account will need to be cleared and will be billed on your final statement. Variable tariffs do not have any early exit fees.

  • Green Performance

     

    Energy Source

    %

    Coal

    0.00%

    Natural gas

    48.10%

    Nuclear

    0.00%

    Renewables

    51.90%

    Other fuels

    0.00%

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How to switch to OVO Energy

Love Energy Savings can handle a switch to OVO Energy for you, whether you're changing supplier or you just want a better OVO Energy tariff to match your needs. We’ll handle the rest for you including liaising with the OVO Energy team on your behalf. 

Enter your details here to generate an OVO Energy quote for your home or business. Simply choose the tariffs that are right for you.

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FAQs

  • List of business energy suppliers

    At Love Energy Savings, we work with the following energy suppliers:

    • Avanti Gas
    • British Gas
    • CNG
    • Crown Gas & Power
    • Dual Energy
    • EDF
    • EON
    • Gazprom Energy
    • Npower
    • Octopus Energy
    • Opus
    • Scottish Power
    • Total Gas & Power
    • Utilita
  • 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

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