Switching to an OVO Energy energy deal in Bristol

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Whether you’re moving to Bristol or if you’ve already been a proud Bristolian for several years already, we’re here to help you get the best energy deal available. On this page we’ve outlined all the information you need about switching over to OVO Energy in Bristol. OVO Energy is one of the ‘Big 6’. In other words, they are one of the 6 biggest energy suppliers in the UK. This means that they have a pretty big range of tariffs available, from dual fuel to green energy.

So, if you want to join the 5 million others who are currently fuelled by OVO Energy when you move over to Bristol, you’ve come to the right place. At Switch Plan, our aim is to find you the best plan for your property. If you decide you want to make the switch over to a OVO Energy tariff, you can ring up their number for enquiries on 0330 303 5063, or you can chat to one of our experts to find an alternative energy option by ringing us on 0330 054 0018.

How expensive are OVO Energy’s energy plans?

OVO Energy is one of the Big 6, and they rate highly with their customers. In fact, they are the second largest independent energy company in the UK! Customers typically switch to OVO for its reduced tariffs, and excellent customer service. Nevertheless, make sure you read customer reviews before switching in Bristol to make sure you find the best plan for you in the area.

British Gas prices, dual fuel rates & tariffs

Two rates energy plans

Name of the Plan Tariff value Day Time Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Night Time Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Better Energy 12 months fixed
7.67 p
27.77 p
15.29 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed
8 p
27.77 p
15.11 p
Simpler Energy Flexible
9.3 p
27.77 p
/ p

Gas plans

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Better Energy 12 months fixed
23.83 p
3.38 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed
27.77 p
3.5 p
Simpler Energy Flexible
27.77 p
3.500 p

Single Electricity plans

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Better Energy 12 months fixed 23.83 p 14.2 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed 29.17 p 14.2 p
Simpler Energy Flexible 29.17 p 14.12 p

While some households still prefer to keep their gas and electricity bills separate, dual fuel is becoming more and more popular for OVO Energy’s customers. In Bristol, 8.72% homes have electric central heating systems, compared to 87.78% who opt for gas and just 1.70% who choose oil. However, OVO Energy have lot’s of dual fuel plans to choose from.

Energy distribution in Bristol

How to contact Bristol’s energy distributors?

If you need some up-to-date information, or are experiencing a electricity powercut in Bristol County, or are facing any kind of issues with your gas supply then you should get in touch directly with your District Network Provider.

Company name Company number
Bristol County Western Power Distribution General Number
0800 096 3080
Bristol County Western Power Distribution Emergency Number
0800 6783 105
Bristol County Wales & West Utilities Number
0800 912 29 99
Bristol County Wales & West Utilities Emergency Number
0800 111 999

You can also visit their website for more info:

Western Power Distribution Wales & West Utilities
Western Power Distribution website Wales & West Utilities website

Who is the gas distributor in Bristol?

Gas doesn’t just appear out of thin air, but instead it is provided by a complex network of gas distribution. There are 8 Gas Distribution Networks which are managed by 4 different gas distribution companies. Each company manages a different region. Customers do not usually have to get in touch with their gas distribution company, since suppliers are usually the point of contact.

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However, for your information, the gas distribution company in Bristol is Wales & West Utilities.

Who is Bristol’s electricity distributor?

If Bristol is currently in a power cut, you should ring the emergency phone number for your distributor, which is listed below. Bristolians can give their local Bristol County electricity DNO (Distribution Network Operator) a ring, or their gas provider in case of emergency or to get up-to-date information.


Energy consumption in Bristol

What’s the average consumption in Bristol?

It costs on average £11.04 for a kWh of energy in Bristol County. Compared to the UK national average, a Bristolian pays roughly 3.76% more.

What’s the average price per kwh in Bristol?

It costs around £11.04 on average for a kWh of energy in Bristol County. Compared to the UK national average, a Bristolian pays roughly 3.76% more.

Who is the main supplier of energy in Bristol?

SSE is the most popular energy supplier in South West England and in the majority of the Bristol County. But remember, just because SSE are the largest provider in your area, that doesn’t mean that you can’t switch over to a different one. With Switch Plan, we can help you save money on your gas and electricity by switching suppliers – it’s free, quick, and easy!

How can I contact OVO in Bristol?

Type of Enquiry Number to contact
General Enquiries
Enquiries that you may have regarding your existing account, such as querying a bill or changing the way you pay your bills.
0330 303 5063

Open from 8am to 8pm during the week, 8am to 6pm on Saturday, 10am to 4pm on Sunday.
Top up plans
For all queries related to Pay As You Go billing: topping up, changing from pay as you go to direct debit and using emergency credit.
0330 303 5063

8am to 8pm during the week, 8am to 6pm on Saturday.
Complaints
If you have a complaint that you would like resolved or acknowledged by OVO Energy.
0330 102 7517

8am to 8pm during the week, 8am to 6pm on Saturday
Complaints Pay As You Go
Complaints specifically related to Pay As You Go tariffs.
0330 102 7517

8am to 8pm during the week, 8am to 6pm on Saturday
CORGI Home Plan complaints
Complaints number for queries related to the OVO Home Plan
0800 085 0845

24 hours a day, seven days a week

Switch plan are always here to help Bristolians to switch energy supplier if they so wish. Alternatively, you can of course get directly in touch with OVO Energy in Bristol if you wanted!

Setting up an OVO Energy account in Bristol

Did you know that is the biggest city of the county and 10th in the county. If you’ve just moved to City of Bristol , here are the steps you must follow to start powering up your new home! You might be a new Bristolian, or have been for a while. Either way, follow these steps to get you set up.

  1. When you leave your old house, don’t forget to take a meter reading. Write it on a note and leave it somewhere safe for the next inhabitants of the property. This is to make sure that you don’t get charged for the energy that the new residents use.
  2. Now, you need to do the same in your new house in Bristol! Locate the meter in the property, and jot down the reading. This is also to make sure you are not overcharged.
  3. – It’s probable that you will onboard the contract of the previous residents of the property. You can stay on it until you decide to switch energy suppliers. If the previous inhabitants didn’t make a note of the meter reading, don’t worry! You can visit the Ofgem website to find out who supplies energy to your new property.

We told you it was easy! Now that you have all the information you’ll need to provide to our experts, you can ring us up and we can start the switching process.
Switching your energy provider is quick and easy, so don’t be worry! With Switch Plan, we’ll walk you through it every step of the way. Just call us on 0300 054 0018 and we will assess your situation to find you the best energy plan for your personal requirements.

Call us to switch your energy supplier for free!

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Written by william

Updated on 23 Nov, 2020

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