UK Energy Providers
Affect Energy was bought by Octopus Energy in 2018. The supplier continues to operate and sell energy tariffs under the Affect Energy brand name. With the takeover Affect Energy got the opportunity to develop and offer more services to its customers by joining the Octopus family
Boost Energy is one of the only suppliers in the UK that only sells pay-as-you-go tariffs. Started in 2017 as part of the OVO Energy family, it offers traditional prepayment tariffs as well as smart meter prepayment plans that you can top up online, by text, at PayPoint or via the app.
Bulb Energy is a startup based in London and aims to provide green energy without the premiums. A full 100% of its electricity and 10% of its gas come from independent green energy generators in the UK. Bulb only offers customers a single variable-rate tariff called Vari-Fair.
Green Energy UK
SSE is one of the UK’s biggest energy suppliers. In addition to supporting renewable energy and community events, they’re known for competitive energy pricing and offering a complete set of adjacent services to their customers. But do they really deserve the hype? Read on to find out.
Utility Warehouse brands itself the nation’s most trusted utility supplier. Spending no money on advertising and instead relying on word-of-mouth through its partnership scheme, which has come under criticism from some corners of the media, it has still managed to attract more than 650,000 customers to sign up.
Zebra Power is an independent energy supplier based in Manchester, England. Having only started trading in 2016, it has already made quite a name for itself, having a regular spot in the cheapest tariffs on the market. It has had a name change over the past couple of years, having started its operations under the name ‘Bor Energy’.
Zog Energy is an independent gas-only supplier that was founded in 2013. While its name may sound out of this world, Zog was founded by two Queens Award-winning engineers, Andrew Cleveland and Tony Chester, as a response to the poor customer service and high prices that they found in existing utility companies.