OVO Energy in Cardiff in 2020

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If you’ve just moved to Cardiff or if you’ve already been a proud Cardiffian for several years, our experts here at Switch Plan have all the information you need about how to switch over to a OVO Energy energy plan. OVO Energy have a large range of energy plans available for both new and existing customers. Whatever your energy needs, we’re sure OVO Energy would have something for you.

If you decide that OVO Energy is for you when you make the move over to Cardiff and want to join their 5 million other customers across the UK, you can ring up their number for enquiries on 0330 303 5063. However, if you decide you want an alternative energy plan, ring up one of our experts on 0330 054 0018 and they can guide you. Either way, we’ll make sure that you kick start your energy supply in Cardiff in no time.

Setting up an OVO Energy account in Cardiff

Did you know that is the biggest city of the county and 11st in the county. If you’ve just moved to Caerdydd – Cardiff, here are the steps you must follow to start powering up your new home! You might be a new Cardiffian, 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 Cardiff! 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.

Your energy distributors in Cardiff

How to contact Cardiff’s energy distributors?

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

Company name Company number
South Glamorgan SSE General Number
0345 070 7373
South Glamorgan SSE Emergency Number
0800 111 999
South Glamorgan Wales & West Utilities Number
0800 912 29 99
South Glamorgan Wales & West Utilities Emergency Number
0800 111 999

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

SSE Wales & West Utilities
SSE website Wales & West Utilities website

Who distributes Cardiff’s gas?

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.


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

Who is Cardiff’s electricity distributor?

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


Power consumption in Cardiff

What’s the average price per kwh in Cardiff?

In South Glamorgan, the average price for a kwh of electricity is £10.6 according to the most recent data. A Cardiffian pays roughly -0.38% less compared to the UK national average.

Who is the main supplier of energy in Cardiff?

The most popular energy provider in South Wales is British Gas, and indeed in most of South Glamorgan. Remember, it’s free to change energy supplier at any time with Switch Plan, so don’t feel like you need to stick with British Gas! Cardiffians can save money on gas and electricity by switching energy suppliers.

What’s the average consumption in Cardiff?

It costs on average £10.6 for a kWh of energy in South Glamorgan. Compared to the UK national average, a Cardiffian pays roughly -0.38% less.

How expensive are OVO Energy’s energy plans?

OVO Energy is the second largest company of the Big 6, and the customers have a lot of positive things to say about them. This is partly because of their cheaper tariffs and good customer service. Always make sure you read customer reviews before switching to make sure that you find the best tariff for you in Cardiff.

How can I contact OVO in Cardiff?

Switch Plan is always available to help any Cardiffian 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 Cardiff.

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

Call us to switch your energy supplier for free!

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Notice

All tariffs currently available

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
7.76 p
27.77 p
16.57 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed
8 p
27.77 p
15.13 p
Simpler Energy Flexible
9.68 p
27.77 p
/ p

Certain households still prefer to keep their gas and electricity tariffs separate, dual fuel is becoming more and more common. In Cardiff, 11.41% homes have electric central heating systems, compared to 86.01% who go for gas and just 0.29% 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?

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 14.83 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed 29.17 p 14.83 p
Simpler Energy Flexible 29.17 p 14.77 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
3.23 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed
27.77 p
3.3 p
Simpler Energy Flexible
27.77 p
3.300 p
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Written by william

Updated on 23 Nov, 2020

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