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SSE Business Energy Reviews & Tariffs

SSE Business Energy is a dedicated business energy supplier in the UK.

SSE is based in Perth, Scotland and was first launched in 1998. Since then, the brand has established itself as one of the UK’s leading Big Six energy suppliers.

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A Guide to SSE Business Energy

Trustpilot Customer Rating4.4 out of 5, based on over 20,000 reviews.

The supplier provides a range of different energy tariffs to the various needs of business energy customers throughout the UK. 

Additionally, the supplier offers a variety of metering options, online account management and energy-saving advice to help businesses lower their bills and enhance their energy efficiency.

In January 2020, SSE's domestic portfolio was acquired by Ovo Energy, one of the UK’s leading energy suppliers. They have since rebranded as SSE Business Energy to focus on the commercial market

SSE Business Energy Prices and Tariffs

SSE also provides a range of tariffs for business energy customers. As prices change almost daily, for accurate SSE Business Energy quotes, you should use our engine to compare energy rates today

They offer a variety of energy tariffs for both SMEs and large businesses with 100% renewable electricity from UK-generated sources. 

SSE Business Energy Smart Meters

Smart meters send your readings automatically, making it easier to monitor your usage and set energy efficiency targets. SSE – or whichever energy provider you’re with – won’t need to estimate your bills, because they’ll receive accurate readings from your smart meter automatically.

SSE Business Energy is upgrading every customer to a smart meter. 

Depending on the type of meter you have, there might be a bit of a wait to get a smart meter, and that’s not just with SSE, that’s common amongst all large energy suppliers. If you can get one installed right now, you just need to choose a day and time, and an SSE engineer will set it up for you.


SSE operates with a Group Executive Committee team responsible for a variety of projects. Here's the current leadership team: 

  • Alistair Phillips-Davies - Chief Executive 
  • Gregory Alexander - Finance Director 
  • Martin Pibworth - Chief Commercial Officer 
  • Catherine Raw - SSE Thermal Managing Director 
  • Chris Burchell - SSEN Distribution Managing Director 
  • Rob Macdonald - SSEN Transmission Managing Director 
  • Stephen Wheeler - SSE Renewables Managing Director 
  • Sam Peacock - MD Corporate Affairs, Regulation and Strategy 
  • John Stewart - Director of HR 
  • Liz Tanner - General Counsel and Secretary 


SSE are located in Reading and can be contacted on 0800 048 2436. 

Here is the full address: 

43 The Forbury,
Forbury Road,
RG1 3JH 

Green Performance

SSE source renewable energy from their own UK hydro plants and wind farms. 

Here's a breakdown of their standard fuel mix: 

  • 54% natural gas 
  • 46% renewables 

They offer SSE Green tariff that are 100% renewable. 


SSE has won a number of awards for their services. In 2021, they won Uswitch awards for the following categories:

  • Best Customer Service
  • Best Meter Reading Services
  • Best Smart Meter Experience

They have also won a number of other Uswitch awards over the years. This includes Best Online Experience Winner 2020 (Large Supplier), Supplier of the Year (Large Supplier) 2019 and Uswitch Most Likely to be Recommended (Large Supplier) 2019.

Cancellation Policy

Business energy customers cannot cancel a contract once it has been agreed. This is standard practice across all business energy suppliers. 


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