Green Energy Suppliers

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There are a rising number of customers who will factor in an energy provider’s renewable credentials before switching to them.

We have put together a few pointers to help show you what you need to look out for when finding a green energy provider, as well as a few examples.

What is green energy?

Green energy is any form of energy that is generated by completely renewable means, this covers a wide range of different sources, from wind and solar power to geothermal and hydroelectric power. In light of growing concerns about global warming and greenhouse gases, many companies have sprung up and started offering green energy tariffs for the more environmentally minded.

How do you know which companies provide green energy?

Ofgem give out Green Energy Certificates to any company that can prove they comply with the standards that have been set by the Government. So, if you’re looking for a greener energy provider, that’s one thing to look out for.

Should I opt for a green provider?

Ofgem give out Green Energy Certificates to any company that can prove they comply with the standards that have been set by the Government. So, if you’re looking for a greener energy provider, that’s one thing to look out for.

Pros:

  • You will be helping to save the environment, while you may not reap the rewards yourself you can sleep easy at night knowing you have done your bit.
  • Green energy companies generally far better levels of customer service than their traditional counterparts, so you will be in for a more stress free experience

Cons:

  • Green energy at this stage is slightly more expensive, and although you can find some deals that will be better than non renewable companies, generally you will be paying more
  • Availability can also be a problem; in most instances you will have a greater variety of choice if you don’t restrict yourself to green suppliers.

Which green energy company is the best?

Different companies will as with normal energy be able to provide different services, some will be slightly more expensive and some will provide a higher percentage of renewable energy compared to traditional means. We have put together a few renewable energy company and some facts about them

Ecotricity

Ecotricity were founded back in 1999 and were the first 100% renewable energy company to emerge in the UK. They rate very highly in customer service, coming first in Which? Customer survey in 2015.

Bulb

Bulb launched last year and have established themselves as one of the key players in the renewable energy market. They boast the cheapest renewable energy on the market as well as being ranked number one on trust pilot.

Ebico

Ebico work in partnership with SSE and founded in 1998 and is the only not-for-profit energy company. They have no standing charge meaning that you will only ever pay for the energy that you are using.

The Utility Warehouse

One of the less known green energy companies, one of the USP’s of this provider is that they have said that they will never charge exit fee’s. On top of providing green energy they also provide phone deals on phone broadband and mobile.

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