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Who are SSE?
SSE was formed in 1998 following merger between Southern Electric and Scottish Hydro. Since then, SWALEC, Ebico and Atlantic have been added to the SSE group, which also has a marketing agreement to supply M&S Energy. These may be the brand names you see on your bills.
SSE is also known as one of the UK's 'Big 6' energy suppliers.
SSE also provides phone and broadband services, 'tado' smart thermostats, and boiler and heater installation and maintenance.
What tariffs does SSE offer?
|Tariff name||Tariff type*||Average
|1 Year Fixed v9||Dual Fuel - Fixed||£970||£30/Fuel|
|SSE 3 Year Fixed Price v2||Dual Fuel - Fixed||£1,024||£25/Fuel|
|2 Year Fix & Shop v2||Dual Fuel - Fixed||£1,056||£25/Fuel (first year only)|
|Standard Energy Paperless||Dual Fuel - Variable||£1,068||NA|
|Standard PAYG||Prepay - Variable||£1,151||NA|
Tariff information correct as of 14 December 2016
*The range of gas and electricity tariffs includes standard variable rate, fixed rate, 'green' and prepayment deals. Click here to find out why we think fixed rate tariffs are worth checking out.
** The average bill is an average price of all 14 energy regions using the Ofgem medium usage of 3100kwh of electricity and 12500kwh of Gas, dual fuel and paying by monthly direct debit.
*** Exit fees are payable on some tariffs when you switch your energy provider before the end of your fixed term contract. Fees are typically £25 - £30 per fuel.
How can I contact SSE?
Telephone: 0345 026 2658. Lines are open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 2pm on Saturday.
Online enquiry form: https://www.sse.co.uk/forms/general-enquiry#q1
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.