Switching to OVO Energy in Edinburgh

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Whether you’re moving to Edinburgh or if you’ve already been a proud Edinburgher 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 Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh, 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.

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 Edinburgh 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

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Better Energy 12 months fixed 23.83 p 14.29 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed 29.17 p 14.29 p
Simpler Energy Flexible 29.17 p 14.17 p

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
7.63 p
27.77 p
16.17 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed
8 p
27.77 p
14.47 p
Simpler Energy Flexible
10.22 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
3.15 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed
27.77 p
3.26 p
Simpler Energy Flexible
27.77 p
3.260 p

Certain households still prefer to keep their gas and electricity tariffs separate, dual fuel is becoming more and more common. In Edinburgh, 10.71% homes have electric central heating systems, compared to 85.42% who go for gas and just 0.18% who opt for oil. OVO Energy have plenty of dual fuel tariffs to pick from. At Switch Plan, we love dual fuel! Opting for a dual fuel plan saves you money and time as you only have to liaise with one supplier at a time, and you can also save money through dual fuel discounts. Sounds good, right?

Swiching to OVO Energy in Edinburgh

Welcome to your new house in lovely City of Edinburgh! Whether you’re new to the area or not, you are now one of the 485,369 inhabitants in Edinburgh. Did you know that Edinburgh is the biggest city of your Lothian and 8th of the county. It’s likely that you live with 50,72 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 Edinburgh 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.

Call us to switch your energy supplier for free!

0330 054 0018

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Your energy distributors in Edinburgh

How can I contact the energy distributor for Edinburgh?

Inhabitants of Lothian can call their local Lothian electricity DNO (Distribution Network Operator) or gas distributor in case of emergency or to get up-to-date information.

Company name Company number
Lothian SSE General Number
0345 070 7373
Lothian SSE Emergency Number
0800 111 999
Lothian SGN Number
0800 912 1700
Lothian SGN Emergency Number
0800 111 999

For FAQs and other pratical informations, you can visit their website:

Who distributes Edinburgh’s electricity?

In case of an emergency or to get information, Edinburghers can ring their local Lothian electricity DNO (Distribution Network Operator) or their gas provider. In the case of a power cut in Edinburgh, you should call your distributor’s emergency phone number.


Who is the gas distributor in Edinburgh?

In Edinburgh, the gas distribution company is SGN. This might not mean much to you, since we don’t usually need to get in touch with gas distribution companies, but instead liaise through our energy suppliers. But at the end of the day, gas travels through a complex networks of pipes underground before it arrives in your home, so this could prove useful information.


Your energy bill in Edinburgh

In Edinburgh, what on average is the price per kwh?

On average in Lothian, it costs £10.6 for a kWh of energy. Edinburghers pay around -0.38% less compared the UK average.

What’s the average consumption in Edinburgh?

In Lothian, it costs £10.6 on average for a kWh of energy. Edinburghers pay around -0.38% less compared the UK average.

Who is the main supplier of energy in Edinburgh?

Scottish Power is the most popular energy supplier in South Scotland and in the majority of the Lothian. But remember, just because Scottish Power 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 Edinburgh?

Switch Plan is always available to help any Edinburgher 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 Edinburgh.

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
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Written by william

Updated on 23 Nov, 2020

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