Electricity and Natural Gas: Regulation

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 14th June 2018.

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Photo of David Drew David Drew Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many and which (a) electricity and (b) gas supply companies are registered with Ofgem.

Photo of Claire Perry Claire Perry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth)

As of December 2017 there were a total of 69 domestic energy supply companies registered by Ofgem. This included 7 supplying gas only, 5 supplying electricity only and 57 supplying both electricity and gas. A full list of licenced electricity suppliers can be found here:

https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/list-all-electricity-licensees-registered-or-service-addresses

A full list of licenced gas suppliers can be found here:

https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/list-all-gas-licensees-registered-or-service-addresses

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