Budget Energy

Last Updated: June 2020

Budget Energy was founded in June 2011, they currently supply around 75,023 households, which represents a 9.2% share of the market. 90% of Budget Energy’s customers are on a top-up meter.

Cheapest Budget Energy Tariffs

The supplier's current cheapest tariffs by unit rate are:

NameTermUnit Rate ex VATUnit Rate inc VATStanding Charge ex VATStanding Charge inc VAT
Keypad Budget Bonus Discount12 months - £40 early exit fee15.895p16.69p9.556p10.034p
Bill Pay - Direct Debit16.667p17.50p7.627p8.008p

Article last updated: 10th June 2020

Additionally, Budget Energy also offers a Fixed Price prepay tariff – Budget Advantage which offers customers a £100 bonus. Dependent on your annual usage, this tariff may work out cheaper overall.

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How green is Budget Energy?

Source: https://www.uregni.gov.uk/sites/uregni/files/media-files/Fuel%20Mix%20Disclosure%202018%20Publication.pdf

How do existing customers rate Budget Energy?

This supplier is rated highly by existing customers for service.

  • According to the consumer council's last available customer satisfaction survey, Budget Energy is the 2nd best supplier in terms of satisfaction at 71% and the 2nd most recommended supplier at 63%.
  • Which? Customers rate Budget Energy as second top electricity provider.

How can I contact Budget Energy?