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Spark Energy

White label since November 2018
Licenced supplier from July 2007 to 26 November 2018

Key Dates

Licence Revoked OVO Energy appointed Supplier of Last Resort - 27 November 2018
Acquired by OVO Energy - 27 November 2018
Ceased Trading - 23 November 2018
Licence Granted - 23 July 2007
Launched - 2007

sparkenergy.co.uk @SparkEnergyUK

Customer service

TrustPilot score of 7.1 from 20,786 reviews

1 star
22%
2 stars
5%
3 stars
5%
4 stars
14%
5 stars
55%

Which? Customer Score
52% from 79 reviews


Ranking: 30 out of 31 suppliers

Citizens Advice Overall Score
2.1 stars out of 5


Ranking: 32 out of 35 suppliers

survey date: September 2018

Uswitch didn't include this company in its latest customer satisfaction survey


MoneySavingExpert didn't include this company in its latest customer satisfaction survey



Connections

OVO Energy
Licenced supplier
From: 27 November 2018 View

Companies House

SPARK ENERGY SUPPLY LTD

Company number:
05857467

Full accounts available, made up to Friday 30 June 2017

19 days overdue

Accounts next due on Sunday 31 March 2019, covering period to Saturday 30 June 2018

Company status:
ADMINISTRATION
Company type:
Private Limited Company

Registered address:
C/O Kmpg Llp 1 Sovereign Square, Sovereign Street, Leeds, LS1 4DA

Incorporated:
26 June 2006

Finances

Companies House
20132014201520162017
Revenue 40.73983.007118.55126.32158.599
Cost of sales (36.567)(75.733)(108.092)(110.126)(141.208)
Gross profit/(loss) 4.1737.27410.45816.19417.391
Admin expenses (4.871)(7.282)(9.669)(12.205)(13.078)
Operating profit/(loss) (0.698)(0.008)0.7893.9894.313
Gross Margin 10.2%8.8%8.8%12.8%11%
Net Margin (1.7%)(0%)0.7%3.2%2.7%

Company Accounts

Up to 30 June 2017

  • Full Accounts
  • 23 March 2018
  • 22 pages
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Up to 30 June 2016

  • Full Accounts
  • 04 April 2017
  • 21 pages
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Up to 30 June 2015

  • Full Accounts
  • 07 April 2016
  • 16 pages
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Up to 30 June 2014

  • Full Accounts
  • 15 April 2015
  • 17 pages
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Persons with significant control

  1. SPARK ENERGY SUPPLY LTD
    1. Spark Energy Limited

News

08 March 2019
Urgent call for Ofgem to step in after debt collectors contact 130,000 Spark Energy customers

Almost 130,000 Spark Energy customers have been contacted by debt collectors in the wake of its takeover by Ovo Energy, even though many have continued making normal payments and had no idea they owed any money.

MoneySavingExpert

Spark Energy customers ‘confused’ by debt collector contact08 March 2019 | Utility Week | Login required

27 November 2018
OVO takes on Spark Energy’s customers

We are pleased to announce that Ofgem has appointed OVO Energy to take over Spark Energy's 290,000 customer accounts. Through the purchase of the operating company we can ensure that Spark Energy will continue to serve customers through its existing team, with minimal disruption to service.

OVO

Spark Energy acquired by OVO Energy27 November 2018 | Insider

23 November 2018
Spark Energy Supply ceases trading

An energy supply company with almost 300,000 customers has ceased trading. Spark Energy Supply is part of a gas and electricity firm which employs more than 300 staff at its Selkirk headquarters.

BBC

Spark joins growing list of UK energy suppliers to cease trading23 November 2018 | Financial Times | Login required