Green energy supplier So Energy has announced a partnership with home assistance and repairs service HomeServe.

The partnership will offer the supplier’s 85,000 customers boiler cover, with a free boiler service in the first year, as well as electrics cover.

HomeServe provides services including plumbing and drainage, boiler cover and installations and electrics protection.

So Energy co-founder, Simon Oscroft, said “We’re always looking for ways we can help our customers manage their home energy needs and we’re excited we can now offer these additional services.

“HomeServe is the ideal partner for us to provide boiler and electrics cover, with the level of service our customers have grown to expect over the years.”

Steve Ashton, HomeServe’s partnerships director, added: “We’ve built an incredible business in the UK over the last 25 years through new and exciting collaborations with great partners.

“We’re delighted to be able to offer these fantastic products and services to So Energy customers and look forward to giving many of them the peace of mind when it comes to protecting their homes.”

HomeServe was formed as part of a joint venture with South Staffordshire Water in 1993.

It currently has 2.2 million customers and has existing partnerships with several UK utilities including Anglian Water, Southern Water, Scottish Water and South West Water.

Last month So Energy topped the Citizens Advice star rating customer service table for the fourth consecutive quarter, with a rating of 4.7 out of five stars.

In May 2018, Homeserve reported that its pre-tax profits jumped by 25 per cent in the last year, boosted by contract wins with Eon and Octopus Energy.

Its financial figures showed pre-tax profits of £123.3 million for 2018, compared with £98.3 million in 2017.