We’ve changed from Powergen to E.ON

On 3 December 2007 we changed our name to E.ON to recognise that our customers are part of one of the world’s largest investor owned electricity and gas companies.

At E.ON we're changing energy


So, what does this mean? Well, we're one of the leading green generators in the UK, with 21 windfarms located from Cornwall to Northern Ireland. We also burn biomass material mixed with coal in two of our power stations and we have built the UK's largest dedicated biomass power station at Lockerbie. 


Between 2001 and 2006, we spent £225 million on renewables and we're planning to spend a further £1 billion across the UK over the next five years; including new onshore and offshore wind, new biomass and wave and tidal power. 


We're committed to reducing the carbon intensity of our UK energy generation by 10% by 2012 on top of a 20% cut since 1990. 


We plan to invest £2 billion over the next five years in replacing our older power stations with new super-efficient ones. 


We also have ways to help you change energy. While you're here, why not visit our energy savings pages to find out: 



  • how to save energy and cut your costs with our 3D virtual house tour - it's interactive and great fun 
  • which products you can buy from our energy saving shop to help you save money around your home
  • if you're eligible for free cavity wall and loft insulation.
  • We really are changing energy, for good.




What this means to you and how you pay us



Now, if you pay us by Direct Debit, you’ll see E.ON, not Powergen on your bank statements but the name change has not affected your Direct Debit payments.


If you pay us by cheque you need to make it payable to E.ON.


If you have a prepayment meter and used a Powergen card or key, they are still working in the same way and we’ve continued to add payments to your account as usual.


If you still have a Powergen token meter, this should be changed. Please contact us on 0845 303 3050 to arrange this.