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Gas and Electricity Supplier Market Share

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We hear a lot about the Big 6, however exactly how huge are the Big 6 and how is that mark estimated?

key ways to measure the size of an energy supplier and neither is related to revenue, profit, history or anything other than:

  • The number of customers or sites on supply
  • The volume of energy supplied

It is on this basis then that we can compare each of the business energy suppliers. The latest Business energy supplier market share survey, compiled on a quarterly basis by industry consultant Cornwall Energy, has revealed the stark contrast between the competitive landscapes in the gas and electricity markets However, just because a supplier is big doesn’t mean it’s bad and just because it may be small does not necessarily mean it’s a paragon of virtue. As a result this table should be used purely for interest and if you wish to know more about whether any supplier suits your needs simply visit their dedicated supplier page to find out all there is to know.

The gas and electricity markets in 2014

The Big 6 still, 20 years after the opening of rivalry represents about 80% of the business power advertise with the Big 6 taking 5 of the main six places as far as volumetric piece of the overall industry. Conversely the gas market sees far less Big 6 predominance with only 20% of business gas clients being provided by the Big 6 and British Gas Business the most noteworthy put in fifth position. The conclusion of this obviously is the 'achievement' of independent, small and new participant providers in the gas market with Total Gas and Power, Gazprom Energy and DONG Energy Sales taking the main 3 spaces and providing over 42% of the gas market's volume.

In the examination, the most noteworthy set 'free' providers in the power market are GDF Suez and Haven Power, both of whom figure out how to rank over the last Big 6 provider Scottish Power.

The business electricity market

Supplier Market Share
EDF Energy 20.4%
nPower 18%
E.ON 15.9%
SSE 12.2%
British Gas Business 9.1%
GDF Suez 4.7%
Haven Power 4.6%
Scottish Power 4.0%
Total Gas & Power 2.8%
Other Suppliers 2.7%
SmartestEnergy 2.7%
Opus Energy 1.9%
Gazprom Energy 1.0%

The business gas market

Supplier Market Share
Total Gas & Power 17.6%
Gazprom Energy 12.8%
DONG Energy Sales 11.8%
Corona Energy 11.0%
British Gas Business 9.6%
Statoil 8.0%
E.ON 7.2%
ENI 6.7%
GDF Suez 6.2%
SSE 2.1%
Wingas 2.0%
Other Suppliers 1.8%
nPower 1.5%
CNG 1.0%
Opus Energy 0.30%
Scottish Power 0.10%

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