LoCO2 Energy in a nutshell
 LoCO2 Energy is a small supplier of electricity in the UK.
 Its fuel mix relies exclusively on natural gas and renewable energy.
 LoCO2 electricity prices are very competitive compared to other suppliers.
LoCO2 Energy is part of a vertically integrated generation, trading and sales group
LoCO2 founder and chief executive Dr. Bob Middleton established LoCO2 Energy in 2009. Dr. Middleton also set up TradeLink Solutions, a consultancy in renewable energy trade, and TLS Hydropower, which generates renewable energy from hydropower. LoCO2 Energy remains a very small independent electricity supplier given its 7,374 customers at the end of March 2014 (an 0.36% share of the independent energy suppliers’ market in the UK).
LoCO2 Energy’s fuel mix: the hydro energy supplier
LoCO2 Energy’s fuel mix is made up exclusively of natural gas and renewable energy:
LoCO2 Energy’s current prices
For electricity, LoCO2 Energy’s electricity prices are quite competitive compared to other energy suppliers. Its March 2017 fixed price offer is particularly interesting given the lack of early exit fees. To facilitate LoCO2 Energy price comparisons, here are the estimated annual costs per region for 3,200 kWh per year, which is the UK’s national average.
Distribution area  Tariff  Conditions  Estimated annual cost  Tariff comparison rate  Standard charge  Unit rate 
National averages  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£523.47  16.35p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.72p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£502.58  15.70p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.07p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£486.08  15.19p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.55p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£552.41  17.26p per kWh  21p per day  14.86p per kWh  
Eastern  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£490.88  15.34p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.71p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£470.40  14.70p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.06p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£461.44  14.42p per kWh  23.10p per day  11.78p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£519.68  16.24p per kWh  21p per day  13.85p per kWh  
East Midlands  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£496.32  15.51p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.87p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£475.52  14.86p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.22p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£472.00  14.75p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.12p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£531.20  16.60p per kWh  21p per day  14.21p per kWh  
London  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£503.68  15.74p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.10p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£482.88  15.09p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.45p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£464.96  14.53p per kWh  23.10p per day  11.90p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£534.08  16.69p per kWh  21p per day  14.29p per kWh  
North Wales  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£559.36  17.48p per kWh  23.10p per day  14.85p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£538.24  16.82p per kWh  23.10p per day  14.19p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£532.16  16.63p per kWh  23.10p per day  14.00p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£590.08  18.44p per kWh  21p per day  16.04p per kWh  
Midlands  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£510.08  15.94p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.30p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£489.28  15.29p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.65p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£474.88  14.84p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.20p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£536.64  16.77p per kWh  21p per day  14.37p per kWh  
North East  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£512.32  16.01p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.38p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£491.52  15.36p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.73p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£483.20  15.10p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.46p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£543.68  16.99p per kWh  21p per day  14.60p per kWh  
North West  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£530.88  16.59p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.95p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£510.08  15.94p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.30p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£492.80  15.40p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.77p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£555.52  17.36p per kWh  21p per day  14.96p per kWh  
North Scotland  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£573.12  17.91p per kWh  23.10p per day  15.28p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£552.00  17.25p per kWh  23.10p per day  14.62p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£513.92  16.06p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.43p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£597.44  18.67p per kWh  21p per day  16.28p per kWh  
Central Scotland  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£502.72  15.71p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.07p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£481.92  15.06p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.42p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£451.84  14.12p per kWh  23.10p per day  11.49p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£531.84  16.62p per kWh  21p per day  14.23p per kWh  
South East England  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£514.88  16.09p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.45p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£493.76  15.43p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.80p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£487.36  15.23p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.60p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£547.84  17.12p per kWh  21p per day  14.72p per kWh  
South England  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£518.08  16.19p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.56p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£497.28  15.54p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.90p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£472.64  14.77p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.14p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£544.00  17.00p per kWh  21p per day  14.61p per kWh  
South Wales  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£553.92  17.31p per kWh  23.10p per day  14.68p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£532.80  16.65p per kWh  23.10p per day  14.02p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£512.64  16.02p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.39p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£582.72  18.21p per kWh  21p per day  15.81p per kWh  
South West England  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£561.92  17.56p per kWh  23.10p per day  14.92p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£540.48  16.89p per kWh  23.10p per day  14.26p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£520.00  16.25p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.62p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£588.48  18.39p per kWh  21p per day  15.99p per kWh  
Yorkshire  

Planet   Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  100% renewable energy 
£500.48  15.64p per kWh  23.10p per day  13.01p per kWh 
 Variable tariff  Payment by direct debit  Low carbon energy 
£480.00  15.00p per kWh  23.10p per day  12.37p per kWh  
Pocket Fixed 9   Fixed tariff for 12 months  Payment by direct debit  £25 early cancellation fee  Low carbon energy 
£465.28  14.54p per kWh  23.10p per day  11.91p per kWh  
Pocked Fixed March 2017   Fixed prices until March 2017  Payment by direct debit  No early exit fee  Low carbon energy 
£530.56  16.58p per kWh  21p per day  14.19p per kWh 
Contacting LoCO2 Energy
Calling LoCO2 Energy
LoCO2 Energy customer service (0845 074 3601) can be reached from Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm. These operating hours are quite restrictive compared to other energy suppliers whose customer care is open later in the evening and on Saturdays.
Writing to LoCO2 Energy
Alternatively, customers can write to LoCO2 Energy at the following postal address:
LoCO2 Energy Ltd
1st Floor, Batchwork Lock House
99 Church Street
Rickmansworth
Hertfordshire
WD3 1JJ
LoCO2 Energy customers reviews
LoCO2 Energy complaints performance
Over the first quarter of 2014 (JanuaryMarch), LoCO2 Energy received 47 complaints, of which it managed to resolve 53% by the end of the next working day. This rate is slow but compared to other independent suppliers LoCO2 Energy received relatively few complaints per 100,000 customers.
What LoCO2 Energy customers say
Unfortunately, there are too few online reviews of LoCO2 Energy to establish customer review trends on service, accuracy of charges, billing or payment options.