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Like its namesake, Robin Hood Energy isn’t about making money. Whilst not quite robbing from the rich and giving to the poor, Robin Hood Energy is a not-for-profit energy company owned by Nottingham City Council and it’s leading the charge in reducing fuel poverty within the local authority.

130,000 residents within the council’s boundaries have been enjoying special tariffs since 2015, thanks to it’s no-frills approach, with no shareholders or huge director bonuses. Robin Hood Energy has switched all its electricity to renewable energy provided by certified Wind and Solar projects in the UK.

Ownership

Owned in its entirety by Nottingham City Council, Robin Hood Energy was the first local authority-owned energy companies in the UK.

Location

Robin Hood Energy’s registered address is listed as:

Robin Hood Energy

PO Box 10461

Nottingham

NG1 9JS

A Love Energy Savings representative can speak with them on your behalf should you choose to switch to or from a Robin Hood Energy tariff through our comparison engine.

Robin Hood Energy prices and tariffs

Residential Tariffs

Robin Hood Energy has fixed-rate options for those looking to lock prices down for the duration of the contract, or variable options where prices rise and fall in line with the market will be applied to the rates.


Fixed Rate 

  • 1 Year Peace of Mind with £30 exit fees
  • 2 Year Green Peace of Mind v4 with £30 exit fees
  • Clean and Green v3 with no exit fees
  • RHE Clean & Green Nottingham Discount v4 12 Months with £30 exit fees

 

Variable Rate

  • RHE Evergreen Nottingham Discount with no exit fees
  • Robin Hood Energy Evergreen no exit fees
  • Robin Hood Energy Nottingham PAYG with no exit fees

Business Tariffs

Business tariffs from Robin Hood Energy give a fixed 12-month contract. Prices will be based on their best price at the time of your enquiry.  If no new plan is in place or a switch isn’t initiated following the 12 months period, you will be reverted to Robin Hood Energy’s out-of-contract rates.

When you choose to switch to a Robin Hood Energy business energy contract with Love Energy Savings, we’ll work hard to ensure you get the very best deal.

Supply Source

Robin Hood Energy lists the environmental impact of its energy in its fuel mix as:

  • Coal - 0.6%
  • Natural Gas - 3.8%
  • Nuclear - 1.1%
  • Renewable - 94.3%
  • Other 0.2%

Compare these statistics to the typical fuel mix from UK suppliers in our wholesale energy guide.

Financial Performance

The latest financial figures for Robin Hood Energy — to March 2018 — are reported as follows:

Metric 2018
Turnover £70,400,000
Operating Profit £202,000

 

Awards

Robin Hood Energy has received the following awards.

  • Winner of The Local Public Ownership Awards 2017
  • 8th in a Which? survey of 36 energy firms for its customer service response times
  • In January 2019 Ecotricity was rated second in the UK for customer service as part of the Which? Annual survey

Cancellation Policy

Robin Hood Energy has a 14-day cooling-off period you are free to cancel at any time. If you choose to cancel after this time, you will incur the exit fees as stated in your contract information.

Green Performance

Robin Hood Energy has made the move to supply all its energy from renewable sources, wind and solar. It is also backing the bid for Nottingham to become the UK’s first carbon-neutral city by 2028, by planting trees around the local community in schools and community groups.

Understanding your
Robin Hood Energy bill

Your online or paper bill from Robin Hood Energy will tell you:

  • The billing period (typically quarterly)
  • What you owe and when it needs to be paid
  • Your estimated energy usage over the billing period
  • A detailed breakdown of your usage (on a dual-fuel tariff, you’ll get a breakdown of both gas and electricity)
  • Whether your account in is credit (CR) or in debit (DR)
  • Your new account balance
  • A breakdown of how the price has been calculated for transparency
  • Tips on how you could use less energy going forward
  • Your estimated annual energy cost based on your current usage

How to switch to Robin Hood Energy

Love Energy Savings can handle a switch to Robin Hood Energy for you, either from your current Robin Hood tariff or from a different supplier altogether. We’ll get everything sorted for you by liaising with your current provider and the Robin Hood Energy team.

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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Energy saving 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