Switching to OVO Energy in Leicester

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Whether you’re moving to Leicester or if you’ve already been a proud Leicesterian 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 Leicester. 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 Leicester, 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 can I contact OVO in Leicester?

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.
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 is always available to help any Leicesterian switch their plan over to OVO. If you wanted to, however, you can also get in touch with OVO Energy directly. Here are all the contact details you need for OVO in Leicester.

Energy consumption in Leicester

How much is the average price/kWh in Leicester?

It costs around £10.14 on average for a kWh of energy in Leicestershire. Compared to the UK national average, a Leicesterian pays roughly -4.70% less.

Who is the main supplier of energy in Leicester?

E.on is the most popular energy provider in East Midland and in much of Leicestershire. Henceforth, many Leicesterians have stuck with E.on despite being free to change at any time! Leicester dwellers can make substantial savings on energy related expenses by switching their current providers.

In Leicester, what is the average consumption?

It costs on average £10.14 for a kWh of energy in Leicestershire. Compared to the UK national average, a Leicesterian pays roughly -4.70% less.

Are OVO Energy’s energy plans cheap?

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 Leicester to make sure you find the best plan for you in the area.

All tariffs currently available

Single Electricity plans

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price


Standing Charge


Better Energy 12 months fixed 23.83 p 14 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed 29.17 p 14 p
Simpler Energy Flexible 29.17 p 13.76 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 Leicester, 8.69% homes have electric central heating systems, compared to 88.28% who opt for gas and just 0.39% who choose oil. However, OVO Energy have lot’s of dual fuel plans to choose from.

Gas plans

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price


Standing Charge


Better Energy 12 months fixed
23.83 p
3.1 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed
27.77 p
3.25 p
Simpler Energy Flexible
27.77 p
3.250 p

Two rates energy plans

Name of the Plan Tariff value Day Time Unit Price


Night Time Unit Price


Standing Charge


Better Energy 12 months fixed
7.67 p
27.77 p
15.39 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed
8 p
27.77 p
13.84 p
Simpler Energy Flexible
9.65 p
27.77 p
/ p

Swiching to OVO Energy in Leicester

Welcome to your new house in lovely City of Leicester ! Whether you’re new to the area or not, you are now one of the 507,532 inhabitants in Leicester. Did you know that Leicester is the biggest city of your Leicestershire and 7th of the county. It’s likely that you live with 2.60 due to local averages, so you’ll need to power up your new home ASAP.

  1. Firstly, take a meter reading just before you move out of your old house and keep the note in a safe place. You might need to provide this to your previous supplier, as you’ll want to make sure that you’re not paying for the energy of the new inhabitants of the house.
  2. Now that you’ve arrived in Leicester you should do the same thing. Find the meter in your new house and jot down the reading.
  3. It’s possible you will take on a ‘deemed’ contract, which you will stay on until you decide to switch. The previous resident of the house usually leaves details concerning their energy supplier but if they didn’t, fear not. The Ofgem website can help you find out who supplies the gas and electricity to this new home.

Switching energy suppliers sounds scary but with Switch Plan it really is as easy as it gets. Just call us on 0300 054 0018. We’ll evaluate your needs based on your current consumption, budget and living arrangements which plan is best for you.

Who distributes energy in Leicester?

Who distributes Leicester’s electricity?

If you are currently experiencing a power cut (electricity or gas) in Leicester, we strongly suggest you contact the emergency number provided here for your distributor. Leicesterians can call their local Leicestershire electricity DNO (Distribution Network Operator) or gas distributor in case of emergency or to get up-to-date information.

How can I contact the energy distributor for Leicester?

If you need some up-to-date information, or are experiencing a electricity powercut in Leicestershire, 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
Leicestershire Western Power Distribution General Number
0800 096 3080
Leicestershire Western Power Distribution Emergency Number
0800 6783 105
Leicestershire Cadent Gas Number
0345 835 1111
Leicestershire Cadent Gas Emergency Number
0800 111 999

You can also visit their website for more info:

Western Power Distribution Cadent Gas
Western Power Distribution website Cadent Gas website

Who is Leicester’s gas distributor?

Ever wondered how gas actually arrives in your home in City of Leicester ? Well, before gas can actually reach you, it is transported through a complex system of pipes. These pipes form the Gas Distribution Network in the UK, of which there are 8. These are then controlled by 4 gas distribution companies.

You will likely never have to get in touch with your gas distribution company, but if you were interested, gas is provided by Cadent Gas in City of Leicester .

Call us to switch your energy supplier for free!

0330 054 0018



Written by william

Updated on 23 Nov, 2020


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