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Shell Energy

Energy supplier since March 2004

Key Dates

Acquired - 28 February 2018
Launched - 2008

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Failed supplier

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Full accounts available, made up to Friday 31 December 2021

Accounts next due on Saturday 30 September 2023, covering period to Saturday 31 December 2022

Company status:
Company type:
Private Limited Company

Registered address:
Shell Energy House Westwood Business Park, Westwood Way, Coventry, CV4 8HS

11 March 2004

Charges over the company

  • Delivered: 13 December 2013
    Party: Shell
    Status: Outstanding
  • Delivered: 20 August 2010
    Party: Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc
    Status: Fully satisfied on 14 December 2013
  • Delivered: 20 August 2010
    Party: Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc.
    Status: Fully satisfied on 14 December 2013
  • Delivered: 14 April 2009
    Party: Eurofactor (UK) Limited
    Status: Fully satisfied on 31 August 2010
  • Delivered: 26 November 2007
    Party: Wales & West Utilities
    Status: Fully satisfied on 20 January 2010
  • Delivered: 10 October 2006
    Party: National Westminster Bank PLC
    Status: Fully satisfied on 31 August 2010

Market entry provider

None identified


Companies House
(£m) 201420152016201720182019
Revenue 561.577847.309908.395858.335850.384832.012
Cost of sales (494.482)(754.52)(818.285)(724.874)(734.474)(725.074)
Gross profit/(loss) 67.09592.78990.11133.461115.91106.938
Admin expenses (56.467)(91.373)(103.163)(104.376)(121.812)(133.611)
Other income/expense0.1950.1610.1360.085
Operating profit/(loss) 10.8231.577(12.917)29.17(5.902)(26.673)
Gross Margin 11.9%11%9.9%15.5%13.6%12.9%
Net Margin 1.9%0.2%(1.4%)3.4%(0.7%)(3.2%)

Company Accounts

Persons with significant control


    1. Impello Limited
      From: 2016-04-06
      • Ownership of shares - 75% or more
      • Voting rights - 75% or more
      • Right to appoint and remove directors
      1. subdirectory_arrow_rightShell Petroleum Company Limited(The)
        From: 2016-04-06
        1. subdirectory_arrow_rightThe "Shell" Transport And Trading Company, Public Limited Company
          From: 2016-04-06
          1. subdirectory_arrow_rightShell Petroleum N V
            From: 2016-04-06


09 October 2019
Shell Energy lands £10.5 million Green Star Energy acquisition deal

Shell Energy, which was known as First Utility until earlier this year when it was subject to a significant rebrand, has agreed a deal to pay £10.5 million for Hudson Energy Supply UK, a UK-facing entity belonging to Canada’s Just Energy Group which trades in the UK under the Green Star Energy brand.

Current News

Shell Energy to buy Green Star Energy09 October 2019 | Money Saving Expert