Research surveys with business consumers

This page lists our recent and historical quantitative research activity on business energy consumers.

You can find full details on our research methodologies in our relevant reports below.

See Consumer research for an overview of our research programme and how we collect evidence on consumer views to inform our work.

If you have questions about our research, contact us at consumer.first@ofgem.gov.uk

Publications and updates

  • Published: 7th Apr 2017
  • Reports and plans
  • 3 Associated documents
In October 2016, we commissioned an independent research agency to undertake a survey of how micro and small businesses engage in the energy markets.

  • Published: 25th May 2016
  • Reports and plans
  • 1 Associated documents
In September 2015, we commissioned an independent research agency to undertake a survey of how micro and small businesses engage in the energy markets.

  • Published: 24th Mar 2015
  • Reports and plans
  • 1 Associated documents
In August 2014, we commissioned BMG Research to undertake a quantitative survey to understand how micro and small businesses across Great Britain are engaging in the energy market.

  • Published: 18th Dec 2013
  • Charts and data, Reports and plans
  • 1 Associated documents
Ofgem commissioned Element Energy and The Research Perspective to undertake quantitative research with business energy consumers. The overarching aims of this research were to:

  • Published: 26th Oct 2012
  • Reports and plans
  • 1 Associated documents
Final report by Accent on quantitative research into non-domestic customers' engagement and experience of the energy market. Published alongside the 'Retail Market Review - Updated proposals for business' consultation in October 2012.

  • Published: 28th Jun 2011
  • Reports and plans
  • 2 Associated documents
Findings of research with small and medium businesses on how they use energy and their experience of the energy market