Who is OVO Energy?

OVO Energy wants to keep things simple. When it launched in 2009, it aimed to make energy cheaper, greener and simpler.

Back then it saw a broken industry and was keen to fix things. It did this by making great service, clear information and honesty its key priorities. However today, its ambitions are much bigger.

With a focus firmly on the future, OVO Energy blends natural energy with smart technology to provide customers with renewable energy and excellent customer service.

The work it does isn’t just about reducing energy bills, it’s about tackling environmental issues too. As well as creating more clean and affordable energy for everyone, OVO Energy is looking for solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems, such as climate change, youth poverty, educational inequality and access to energy.

Is OVO Energy a good energy supplier?

OVO Energy rates highly on Trustpilot with a 4.5 star rating, and a TrustScore of 8.4/10

OVO Energy has won other awards including being the first energy provider to be named Which? Recommended Energy Provider. It also won ten out of 12 of the 2014 uSwitch Awards including supplier of the Year, Customer Service and Value for Money.

How green is Ovo Energy?

Customers can choose to ‘go green’ for just a fiver a month. With its Green Electricity upgrade you get 100% renewable electricity and five trees planted on your behalf.

How much can I save with Ovo Energy?

According to OVO, the average savings a customer can make a year with OVO Energy compared to one of the Big Six are estimated to be:

  •         £140/year for a small house or flat
  •         £220/year for a medium house
  •         £320/year for a large house

NB: These are estimates only, how much you save depends on your previous supplier and how much energy you use each year.

Key facts about Ovo Energy

Who owns Ovo Energy?

Ovo Energy was founded by Stephen Fitzpatrick in 2009. It’s a British-owned, independent energy company. At the end of 2018, Ovo Energy acquired Spark Energy which had previously been one of its largest competitors.

Where is Ovo based?

Ovo Energy is based in Bristol, UK.

How big is Ovo Energy?

Ovo Energy employs more than 1,900 staff members. It supplies energy to around 3% of customers in England, Scotland and Wales and partners with various local councils.

How many customers does Ovo Energy have?

Ovo Energy has more than 1.5 million customers and a market share of over 4%.

What makes Ovo Energy different from other energy companies?

Ovo Energy was the first mainstream energy company to remove coal and nuclear from its offering and to guarantee that at least 33% of energy in its standard tariffs was from renewable sources.

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