Formerly known as Powergen, Eon provides energy to around five million people at home and at work in the UK. It is a subsidiary of German energy firm, Eon.
Eon provides boiler and central heating installation, in addition to prepayment meter tariffs and is one of the ‘Big 6’ energy providers in the UK.
Eon’s green credentials include 21 wind farms in locations such as Cornwall and Ireland, the UK’s largest biomass power station in Scotland and four offshore wind farms in UK waters.
Eon recently acquired a majority stake in Npower, and is in the early stages of transitioning its customers. If you’re already an Eon customer, nothing will change. If you’re an Npower customer, you’ll be notified in good time of any changes, but there won’t be disruptions to your service or your Direct Debits.
Eon Energy customers have rated the supplier highly on review site BazaarVoice, with many of them having recently switched from another provider. They gave Eon star ratings and written reviews based on their prices, how they interact with customers, and how easy it was to switch.
Reading reviews directly from customers lets you see exactly what it’s like to be with the provider, so you can get a reliable picture of the services they provide. This way you’ll be able to make a more informed choice when choosing your energy supplier.
How can I contact Eon?
Telephone: 0333 202 4606 (general enquiries)
What do I need to do if I want to change my current provider?
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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.