So Energy is one of the youngest and smallest energy providers on the UK market. However, it claims that its commitment to customer service and competitive green tariffs set it apart from the competition.
So Energy has been active since 2015, and specialise in fixed rate tariffs. They argue that fixed rate tariffs reduce the need for paperwork and other admin considerations. So Energy does not offer a specific business rate but does claim to be in the cheapest 10% of all tariffs.
A Guide to So Energy
So Energy is committed to low cost, renewably sourced energy. They promise that their energy tariffs are priced among the lowest 10% on the market.
So Energy is one of the smaller members of the market for energy suppliers in the UK. They have around 200,000 customers, although this figure is growing.
Customers have rated the company with a score of 4.4 out of 5 on the review site Trustpilot. This comes from around 6,000 reviews. As many as 84% of reviews were ‘Excellent’ or 5 stars.
So Energy prices and tariffs
So Energy’s business energy offering is simple. They do not have a specific business energy package. Instead, they offer one fixed rate tariff to all types of customers. This tariff is fixed for 12 months. After the twelve-month period has ended, customers are switched onto a variable rate tariff.
|Electricity unit rate||15.74p per kWh|
|Electricity standing charge||22.05 per day|
|Gas unit rate||2.86p per kWh|
|Gas standing charge||22.05p per day|
So Energy supports a range of metering options. This includes standard meters, smart meters and multi-rate / site meters. They do not support pre-paid meters.
With British Business Energy, switching to So Energy is easy. We take care of the process for you so that you can focus on running your business. Just tell us what you need your business energy to be and do, and we sort the rest out for you.
So Energy was founded by two businessmen, Charlie Davies and Simon Oscroft, who had worked together in the energy industry. They state that they wanted to build ‘a renewable energy company that has customer service at its heart’.
You can contact So Energy in a number of ways.
You can write to them at: 107 Power Road, London, W4 5PY.
You can call them on: 0330 111 5050.
You can email So Energy at: [email protected].
When you switch with British Business Energy, you don’t actually need to do any of this yourself. We can do the contact for you, so you can focus on running your business.
So Energy does not have any specific green energy tariffs. This is because their one standard tariff is backed by green energy. So Energy use 100% renewably sourced energy.
- 2018 Moneyfacts Energy Provider of the Year award
- 2021 Uswitch awards ‘Best Transfer Process’
- Feeds associated with cancellation (business & domestic)
- How to start the process
Cancelling your So Energy account does not take much. When you leave So Energy, your new supplier will ask you to take a final meter reading. They will then send this to So Energy, who will send you a final bill.
So Energy does charge leaving fees if you leave your tariff early. These are a fixed price of £5 per energy type. If you have both gas and electricity, this will be £10 in total.
Have Prices Changed?
The maximum price that energy suppliers can charge is based on the energy price cap. This is set by the energy sector regulator, Ofgem. It sets the maximum amount that energy suppliers can charge. It was raised in 2021. This meant most suppliers raised their prices. The average rise in price to match the price cap rise was £96.
Different regions of the UK pay different prices for their energy. This is because they produce different amounts of Energy. Regions that produce more energy pay less for their energy. Regions that produce less energy pay more for it.