Co-operative Energy is part of the Midcounties Co-operative group. The group set up its energy division in 2010 and offers a combination of tariffs including dual fuel, single fuel and green tariffs.
It has an ethical and sustainability focus and members are awarded a share of profits based on accrued membership points.
Points are gained through using the group's subsidiary businesses, including travel insurance, banking, supermarkets and funeral care.
Co-operative Energy took over GB Energy in November 2016.
How can I contact Co-operative Energy?
Telephone: 0800 9540693 or 01926 317650.
(Mon-Fri: 8am-8pm, Sat: 9am-4pm)
What do I need to do if I want to change my current provider?
Changing your energy provider has never been easier. It only takes minutes to run a quote on our site, and within 17 days you could be up and running with your new supplier. Click here to run a price comparison.
Our video guide below explains how hassle-free the switching process is.
What happens if my energy supplier goes bust?
It is very rare for an energy supplier to go out of business, but it happened in 2016, with the collapse of GB Energy.
As happened then, any future collapse and its consequences would be managed by Ofgem, the energy market regulator. Thanks to Ofgem’s safety net, even if your supplier goes out of business, your gas and/or electricity supply will never be cut off or interrupted.
All UK energy suppliers are regulated by Ofgem.
In addition to guaranteeing continuity of supply, Ofgem works to move customers of a failed company to the best possible deal, with any debit/credit transferred to a new supplier that is chosen to inherit the business.
Read our Q&A on this topic here.