Our Standard plan price change


The price of our variable tariff will change on 1 April 2019

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The price of our Standard tariff will increase on 01 Apr 2019. We have now switched to paperless bills and correspondence. If you also want paper communications please let us know; you will incur a separate charge of £5 per quarter unless you are on our Priority Services Register

Here are answers to some common questions about the Standard price change. 

Why are my rates changing?

We always do our best to secure the best rates for our customers. 

The price has been aligned to the new government price cap for standard variable or default tariffs. The price cap ensures that the unit price you pay for your gas and electricity is justified based on what it costs to get energy to you. You can have peace of mind that you are paying a fair price for your energy.

By how much will the price increase?

Based on Ofgem’s medium consumption levels, for a dual fuel customer paying by Direct Debit the price has increased by an average of 10.3%. Gas prices will increase by 9.4% and electricity prices by 11%. A dual fuel household with typical usage will see annual bills rise from £1,137 to £1,253 /year.

View current prices here.

What are my new rates?

Existing customers – You will receive a letter or email from us to let you know what your new gas and electricity rates are.

New customers - If you have recently registered to switch your gas or electricity to our Standard tariff and your supply start date is before 1 April, you will join on our current rates. You’ll automatically switch over to the new rates on 1 April. 

If you have recently registered to switch supply to our Standard tariff and your supply start date is after 1 April, you will automatically join on our new rates.

When will I be charged at the new rates?

The new rates will be applied on 1 April 2019.

Where can I find more information?

Call us on 0800 012 4510 (option 1) or email customerservice@mygreenstarenergy.com to find out more or to move to a fixed product that will protect you from price rises during the term of the contract, offers 100% renewable electricity at no additional cost and gives you Perks, just for being our customer.

Media Enquiries

If you have additional questions, please direct them to our Communications Team at pr@mygreenstarenergy.com.


Green Star Energy is a trading name for Hudson Energy Supply UK Limited. Registered in England and Wales. Company number: 07489042. Registered address: Elder House 3rd Floor, 586-592 Elder Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 1LR. Full company information can be found at Companies House.

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