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OVO Energy Key Stats
A leading independent energy supplier
founded in 2009 by entrepreneur Stephen Fitzpatrick
670,000 customers (2.4% share of the UK domestic energy retail market)
1000 employees – 900 in Bristol and 100 in London The average OVO customer saves over £250 per year by switching*
The only supplier to offer
3% interest on credit in accounts** Our standard tariffs (Better and Simpler) have
33% renewable electricity content and our Greener tariff has 100% renewable electricity content
Four OVO Communities partnerships with Cheshire East Council, Peterborough City Council, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and Advantage South West
Protected over 100,000 acres of precious rainforest in South America through our partnership with Cool Earth Recent awards
Ranked first in the 2015
Which? energy satisfaction survey*** UK’s
25th best company to work for (Sunday Times Best Companies 2015) Topped
11 of the 12 award categories at the 2015 uSwitch Energy Awards and achieved a 93% customer satisfaction score (the highest ever score in the poll’s 10-year history)
10th fastest growing private company in the UK (Sunday Times FastTrack 100 2014) Stephen Fitzpatrick named
‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ (Telegraph National Business Awards 2014)
'UK National Contact Centre Team of the Year' at the UK National Contact Centre Awards
All stats accurate as of May 2016
*Between 01/01/2016 and 26/07/16, the average quoted savings made by new pay monthly signups was £265.81 annually based on the average consumption in their area.
** For more information see this article
***Britain's top rated energy provider in the Which? 2015 satisfaction survey. Survey conducted in October 2015. Awarded in January 2016.
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