Despite the famous name, Shell Energy is one of the newest energy suppliers in the UK. Shell Energy is the rebranded name of First Utility after the famous energy company bought out the supplier in 2018.
Shell Energy is one of the larger independent energy suppliers in the UK. They service more than 850,000 customers with both gas and electricity. Shell promise that they use 100% renewable energy sources.
A Guide To Shell Energy
Shell Energy is the trading name of the Shell Oil and Gas Corporation. They entered the UK energy market in 2018. Shell Energy offer both business and domestic customers both electricity and gas.
Shell Energy focuses on two areas of business:
1.’New Fuels’ for transport. This includes both biofuels and hydrogen fuels.
2. Electricity generation and supply of both business and domestic energy.
Shell Energy has a score of 3.9 out of 5 on the review site Trustpilot. This is from more than 50,000 reviews. Nearly 50% of all reviews were rated ‘Excellent’ of 5 Stars. However, 20% of all reviews were either Bad (1 star) or Poor (2 stars).
Shell energy prices and tariffs
There are three main types of contracts available for Businesses from Shell Energy. They are dependent on the size of your business. Shell Energy also take into account what your business does – some businesses use more energy than others.
For smaller businesses, Shell offers the ‘Fixed All-Inclusive SME Plan’. This focuses on businesses that use less than £50,000 worth of energy a year.
For medium-sized businesses, Shell offers the ‘Fixed All-Inclusive Contract’. This is aimed at businesses that focus on budget certainty.
For larger businesses, Shell offers the ‘Pass-Through Contract’. This focuses on where the cost of your energy comes from.
Shell Energy are flexible about the types of meter that your business uses. They offer support for both standard meters and offer installation of smart meters. For businesses that use them, also work with pre-payed and multi-site / rate meters.
Switching to Shell Energy is easy with British Business Energy. We take care of the process for you. Simply let us know what you need your business energy to do, and we will take care of the switch and find the best deal for you.
Shell Energy is a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell. This is a British-Dutch multinational oil and gas company. Shell, as they are commonly known, are registered in the UK, and based in the Netherlands. Shell is the largest company in Europe and the fifth-largest in the world.
There are several ways to contact Shell Energy. There are multiple departments and contact addresses available, though they are not always easy to find.
You can contact Shell via the Telephone on: 03300945800.
You can write to Shell at Westwood Business Park, Shell Energy House, Westwood Way, Coventry CV4 8HS.
You can fill out a contact form on Shell’s website at: https://www.shellenergy.co.uk/contact-us.
When you switch with British Business Energy, you don’t need to do any of this contacting yourself. We take care of contacting Shell Energy, so you can focus on running your business.
100% of Shell Energy’s fuel comes from renewable sources. All of their tariffs are based on this renewable source of energy.
Shell Energy received a score of 3.5 out of 5 from Uswitch customers in 2021. This score came from more than 17,000 reviewers.
Gold in European Contact Centre & Customer Service Awards – Best Large Customer Service Team
If you are on a Variable Tariff, you will not be charged an exit fee.
If you are on a Fixed Tariff, you will be charged an exit fee, if you switch with more than 49 days until your tariff is due to end. This fee can be between £30 and £75.
Are Prices Rising?
The maximum energy prices that suppliers can charge are set by the energy regulator, Ofgem. Most energy suppliers charge around as much as they are allowed to. In 2021, the price cap was raised. This means that most energy suppliers have raised their prices correspondingly.
Different regions receive different average prices for their energy. This is because different regions produce more or less energy. A region that produces less energy will pay more for their energy than a region that produces more energy.