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Scottish Power reviews, prices and tariffs

Scottish Power has emerged as one of the UKs largest Big Six. They have a large customer base providing domestic and business energy to over 5 million customers.

Scottish Power started life as Clyde Valley Electrical Power Company in 1901. They have shifted their focus to leading the charge in developing wind power with heavy investment in renewable energy solutions. Scottish Power domestic green tariffs are backed by 100% green electricity. They're not greenish, they're truly green. This means that they generate the electricity on their UK windfarms.

They are also heavily involved in charity work having raised more than £30 million for Cancer Research UK between 2012 and 2021. This is just a milestone; however, they have doubled down on their commitment to Cancer Research UK.

Scottish Power offer domestic tariffs to suit every household. They also have business energy deals for both smaller businesses and larger corporate organisations.

Offering everything from smart metering, EV charging for businesses and an advanced Commercial Energy Portal.

With over 25,000 reviews on Trustpilot, they have an average rating of 3.5 out of a possible 5 stars.

 

  • Ownership

    Scottish Power is a subsidiary of the Spanish energy firm Iberdrola. It’s a vertically integrated energy company, meaning it owns and controls its generating facilities, distribution lines, customer access equipment and accounting services.

  • Location

    ScottishPower’s postal address is listed as:

    Scottish Power Customer Services

    320 St Vincent Street

    Glasgow

    G2 5AD

    If you choose to switch through Love Energy Savings, one of our representatives will contact the Scottish Power team on your behalf. That way, you get the energy tariff you want with minimal fuss.

  • Prices and Tariffs

    Scottish Power offer a variety of tariffs for both domestic and business customers.

    Domestic Customer Tariffs

    The average price of their 1 Year Fixed Tariff is £91.52 per month (£1,098.19 annually).

    Tariff Details

    • 1-year fixed price
    • £60 exit fees

    The average price of the 2 Year Fixed Price Energy is £99.51 (£1,182.13 annually).

    Tariff Details

    • Prices fixed for 2 years
    • No exit fees
    • Supports Cancer Research UK
    • 100% Renewable Electricity

    The average price of the Standard Variable is £92.52 (£1,110.21 annually).

    Tariff Details

    • No exit fees
    • Prices could go up or down
    • No tariff end date

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

    Business Energy Tariffs

    As businesses must switch treat their gas and electricity separate, here are some of the cheapest business energy tariffs available to Scottish Power customers. These are based on smaller businesses as Scottish Power offer more custom tariffs for large commercial energy.

    Business Fixed

    Fixed business energy rates for 1,2 or 3 years.

    Tariff Details

    • UK based team
    • Online account manager
    • Business energy efficiency advice in association with the Carbon Trust.

    Standard Variable

    Prices can go up or down in line with wholesale energy prices.

    Tariff Details

    • Switch business energy at any time with no fees
    • Prices usually higher than fixed tariffs.

    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.   

  • Awards

    Scottish Power was very successful in the 2019 uSwitch awards winning awards across the many areas of service from great value to its green credentials.

    • uSwitch Best Account Management Large Supplier Winner 2019
    • uSwitch Best Deal For You Large Supplier Winner 2019
    • uSwitch Best Green Services Large Supplier Winner 2019
    • uSwitch Best Value For Money Large Supplier Winner 2019
  • Cancellation Policy

    Scottish Power allow you to change your mind and cancel your contract free of charge in their cooling-off period. This ends 14 days after you’ve signed up or 14 days after you've confirmed your new tariff.

    Exit fees do apply to some tariffs so be sure to check the terms and conditions before switching. They are usually £30 per fuel. You should also check your bills before you cancel to see if you have any balances on your account and that you can pay these upon leaving.

    Business Energy customers will have much higher penalties for leaving a contract early.

  • Green Performance

    Scottish Power Fuel Mix Information 2019 – 2020

     

    ScottishPower Tariffs

     

    Energy Source

    Green Tariffs (1)

    All other Tariffs (2)

    ScottishPower Total Fuel Mix (3)

    UK Fuel Mix (4)

    Coal

    0%

    5%

    4%

    4%

    Gas

    0%

    62%

    50%

    39%

    Nuclear

    0%

    7%

    6%

    17%

    Renewable

    100%

    21%

    36%

    38%

    Other fuels

    0%

    5%

    4%

    2%

    Total

    100%

    100%

    100%

    100%

    Environmental Impact

    CO 2 Emissions

    0g per kWh

    326g per kWh

    264g per kWh

    198g per kWh

    High Level Radioactive Waste

    0g per kWh

    0.0005g per kWh

    0.0004g per kWh

    0.007g per kWh

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Understanding your ScottishPower Energy bill

Your statements and bills can be viewed in your YourEnergyApp, but you’ll be emailed when your bill is ready.

Your online or paper bill will tell you:

  • The billing period (typically monthly)
  • 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
  • Any discounts applied
  • A breakdown of your previous payments
  • A total showing your current balance and if you are in debit or credit balance on your account

How to switch to Scottish Power

Love Energy Savings can handle a switch to ScottishPower for you, even if you're just looking for a better deal on your ScottishPower tariff. We’ll get everything sorted for you by liaising with your current provider and the ScottishPower team.

Enter your details here to generate a quote for your home and then 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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