Ofgem appoints Shell Energy to take on customers of Green Supplier Limited
Ofgem has appointed Shell Energy to take on supplying Green Supplier Limited’s (‘Green’) approximately 255,000 domestic customers, and a small number of non-domestic customers. This follows a competitive process run by Ofgem to get the best deal possible for customers.
Outstanding credit balances, including money owed to both existing and former domestic customers of Green Supplier Limited will also be honoured. Domestic customers will also be protected by the energy price cap with their new supplier.
For existing Green Supplier Limited customers, energy supplies will continue as normal as they switch over to Shell Energy on 27 September 2021.
Customers of Green Supplier Limited will be contacted over the coming days about the changes. If customers wish to switch supplier, they can shop around but are advised to wait until the transfer has been completed. Customers will not be charged exit fees if they decide to switch to another supplier.
Neil Lawrence, Ofgem’s director of retail, said:
“I am pleased to announce we have appointed Shell Energy for the customers of Green Supplier Limited. We understand that this news may be unsettling for customers, however they do not need to worry. Their energy supply will continue as normal, and customer credit balances will be honoured.
“Shell Energy will be in contact with customers over the coming days with further information. Once the transfer has been completed, customers can switch if they wish to.”
Green Supplier Limited customers can contact Shell Energy on: 0330 094 5804 or at Green@shellenergy.co.uk
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Notes to editors
Green Supplier Limited customers will be supplied by Shell Energy as of 27 September 2021. Accounts will be fully set up in due course. Shell Energy will be in touch with customers in the coming days.
Shell Energy will honour the credit balances of current and former domestic customers of the failed supplier.
Ofgem sets the level of the price cap, which protects customers on default as well as deemed tariffs, twice per year based on the latest estimated costs of supplying energy.
Current and former customers who owe money, or are in debit to Green Supplier Limited, should wait to hear from Shell Energy or Green Supplier Limited’s administrators.
Shell Energy will be in touch with customers with direct debits to explain how to set up their account.
Customers can find support and advice on the Ofgem website, facebook and twitter feed, @ofgem. Alternatively, if customers need extra help, in England and Wales they can contact Citizens Advice on 0808 223 1133 or email them via webform, in Scotland they can contact Advice Direct Scotland on 0808 196 8660 or use its online webchat.
Shell Energy will be in touch with customers with direct debits to explain how to set up their account. Customers are advised not to cancel their direct debits as their new supplier will aim to transfer these.
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