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Switching to a Bulb deal in Rothwell Ward

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Bulb energy for citizens of Rothwell Ward

Last Update: September 2021

Bulb is the fastest-growing energy provider in the UK and was founded in 2013. They supply 100% renewable electricity and 100% carbon neutral gas. As of now, they supply energy to over 1.6 million customers notably in West Yorkshire. Bulb over a variable tariff and do not charge exit fees, which ensures you are free to switch suppliers at any time if need be. The single tariff means that you do not have to filter through dozens of options. They aim to keep things simple and effective. Bulb claims that their tariff is 18% cheaper than other tariffs from the energy market. This is due to the fact that they invest money into technologies that allows them to keep their prices low, meaning they can offer their tariff at a more reasonable price for customers.

Recently Bulb announced that they are going bust as a result of complications caused by the UK's energy crisis. However, because of their size, Ofgem is unable to simply transfer their customers to a new supplier without causing a chain reaction of business failures within the energy industry. Instead, they have entered a special legal process called "special administrator", in which the UK government will fund Bulb to continue to operate until they can come to a close in a safe manner in an effort to minimise any negative impact on the remainder of the energy market.

Powering up your new home in Rothwell Ward

The process of moving to Rothwell Ward

Have you just moved to Leeds District ? Great! If you are recent Rothwell Ward inhabitant, or even if you have lived in West Yorkshire for a while now, you are now one of the 20,277 inhabitants of Rothwell Ward. One thing you need to get sorted pretty rapidly is your energy supply. How are you going to fuel up your new house? Lucky for you, we will sort that out for you. We just need you to carry out a few quick steps first, to allow us to complete the switch efficiently.

  • We know that saying goodbye to your old place should be more sentimental than taking a meter reading. But, it's important that you take a meter reading in your previous home as you walk out the door to make sure that you don't pay for what you don't use. Write it down and leave it in a safe place where the next inhabitants of the house can find it. You'll also need this information just in case your previous provider wants it.
  • Now when moving into your new place in Rothwell Ward! Do the same - write down the meter reading once you've located it your new energy meter.
  • It's likely that you will inherit the contract of the previous inhabitants of the property and you'll keep it until you decide to switch. If you can't find the details of the previous energy contract of the house, don't worry! Simply follow the different steps from our guide on how to set up energy and notably how to find out who supplies the energy to the property.
  • And this is where we come in to help you find and switch to the best energy supplier on the market.

Switching your energy provider is easier than it sounds, so don't be scared away! With Switch Plan, it's a piece of cake. Just call us on 0330 054 0018 and we will do a free price comparison service for you based on current plans on the market and your personal energy needs.

Who to call before moving to Rothwell Ward?

We are sure you are excited about your move and have plenty left to do before you are able to settle in properly, so to help you we have curated a list of places to warn and contact about your move. This is an important step that many people forget about with the stress of the move. Below are some organisations to call before the big move to Rothwell Ward. * Your broadband and mobile providers * Your bank * Your energy supplier/s * The local council and local electoral roll * The TV licensing authority * The DVLA in order to update your driving license.

We also recommend going to your local post office to get your mail forwarded to your new home in West Yorkshire.

Transferring your energy supply to your new home in West Yorkshire

It is sometimes possible to transfer your energy supplier and contract from your old home to your new property in Rothwell Ward, although it is not always recommended. Indeed, it is an ideal time to find a better deal and one that is more suited to your new home which will likely have different energy requirements. Give our experts a call on 0330 054 0018, all it takes is a 10 minute conversation.

If you decide that sticking with the same supplier is the best option for you, you may be upset to find out that it isn’t even possible. Tariffs vary according to location and therefore your current tariff or even supplier may not be available for your new home in West Yorkshire.

When moving to your new home in Rothwell Ward you will be placed on a deemed contract with the supplier that is currently providing energy to your new household. To see if it is possible to change this to your previous tariff, you will need to check the following: * If your old house's tariff is available in Rothwell Ward. * If your new home’s energy meter is compatible with your tariff. * If your new home runs on the same energy sources.

If these all check out then it will be possible to transfer over your old energy tariff to your new home in Rothwell Ward. To do so you will need to call your supplier. Have your new address and postcode ready in order to carry out the transfer.

Important phone numbers in Rothwell Ward

Once you have moved to Rothwell Ward you will not be familiar with some of the important local numbers. Below we have listed them for you to have access to, we have also included some general numbers you may need.

Service Name Address Contact Website
Water Services Yorkshire Water Western House, Western Way, Bradford BD6 2LZ Phone: +44(0)1274 691 111
Fax: +44(0)1274 604 764
Phone: http://www.yorkshirewater.com/
City Hall / / / /

Connecting your new home to the grid in Rothwell Ward

The chances are high that your new home is already connected to the grid. Nevertheless, if it is the case that it isn’t connected yet, as you are building a new property in Rothwell Ward, you will need to follow the steps below. This can be a timely process, so be sure to start early. This will allow you to make sure you are connected to the grid before you settle into your new property.

  • Call the National Grid Energy Transmission (NGET) on 0800 688 588 to book a pre-application meeting. This meeting concerns the work, time and price of the project.
  • Submit your application forms to the Electricity Systems Operator (ESO). There is an application fee.
  • A team will visit your property and send you a quote in 1 to 3 working weeks.
  • Grid connection work commences.

Welcome to your new home in Rothwell Ward

Just arrived at your new home in Rothwell Ward? Now that you are a Rothwell Ward inhabitant, you may want to know a few interesting facts about your new home town, Rothwell Ward. Let’s start with the basics, Rothwell Ward is part of West Yorkshire belonging to Yorkshire. In the United Kingdom, West Yorkshire is the 9th largest county with an overall population of 2223124, spread out and living in the 8,757 properties of the city.

Energy consumption in Rothwell Ward

What is the average energy consumption for a typical Rothwell Ward inhabitant?

It's important to know how much Rothwell Ward inhabitants tend to consume. 2018 government data indicates that the average Rothwell Ward inhabitant household consumes 3,318.85 kWh a year. The median consumption of that same household would be 2,883.24 kWh.

How are Rothwell Ward’s houses heated?

The 8,757 households of Rothwell Ward have an average of 2.32 inhabitants living in each house. If you are interested in finding out how these properties are powered, see the table below.

Total Rothwell Ward households 8,757 100%
Electric central heating 228 2.61%
Gas central heating 8219 93.85%
Oil central heating 59 0.67%
No central heating 251 2.87%

Who is the main supplier of energy to the 8,757 households of Rothwell Ward?

Npower is the most popular energy provider in Yorkshire and in much of West Yorkshire notably the large cities such as Wharfedale Ward, Keighley East Ward or Brighouse Ward. Therefore, many Rothwell Ward inhabitants have stuck with Npower despite being free to change at any time! Rothwell Ward dwellers can make substantial savings on energy related expenses by switching their current providers.

What are Bulb's rates and tariffs in September 2021 in Rothwell Ward?

You don't have to worry about separate gas and electricity bills with Bulb, since they only offer a dual fuel tariff. What else do you need to know about Bulb's vari-fair tariff? Lucky for you, Bulb are committed to keeping things simple:

  • No exit fees.
  • One tariff for everyone, around £890.
  • 100% renewable electricity and carbon offsetting.
  • Their ‘vari-fair’ tariff fluctuates depending on the cost of wholesale energy.
  • 30 day warning before your bill increases.

Sounds appealing right? Now you must be wondering about the price of the vari-fair tariff. Check it out below.

Bulb’s September 2021 single gas plan in Rothwell Ward

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Vari-Fair Tariff Variable
17.7975 p
20.097 p

Bulb’s Green energy tariff for Rothwell Ward inhabitants

As a Rothwell Ward inhabitant you should be aware that Bulb supplies 100% renewable energy and 100% carbon-neutral gas to their customers from West Yorkshire. You may be wondering how Bulb source the green energy they provide, well incase you wanted to find out, below is their fuel mix.

  • 78% wind
  • 18% solar
  • 4% hydro

When it comes to the gas Bulb provides in Rothwell Ward and around the UK, it is either green biomethane gas or completely carbon-offset. Bulb is in fact the biggest buyer of green biomethane gas for homes. In other words their energy fuel mix is impressive and Bulb is making efforts to be able to provide sustainable energy to customers around the UK.

September 2021 Bulb’s Dual rate tariff in Rothwell Ward

Do you own an Economy 7 meter? Do you like the idea of saving money on your energy bills? Well first let us explain how it works in case you aren't aware. An Economy 7 meter works with two different energy rates, one for the day and the other for night, otherwise known as peak and off-peak. The price of off-peak energy is generally significantly lower, so if you are likely to use energy in those hours at your new property in Rothwell Ward, then you could be saving some money with an Economy meter. Bulb charges significantly less for off-peak usage, compared to other suppliers. You can see their Economy 7 electricity rates for credit and prepayment meters below:

Meter Type Day unit rate (per kWh) Night unit rate (per kWh) Standing charge (per day) Estimated annual electricity price Night rate hours
Credit meter 16.447p per kWh 7.455p per kWh 19.79p £604.44 00:00 – 07:00 or 00:30 – 07:30
Prepayment meter 16.086p per kWh 7.109p per kWh 25.91p £611.81 00:00 – 07:00 or 00:30 – 07:30

Bulb’s September 2021 electricity rates in Rothwell Ward

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Vari-Fair Tariff Variable
17.7975 p
20.097 p

FAQ

Does Bulb supply smart energy meters?

You will be happy to find out that Bulb does supply smart energy meters in West Yorkshire. Even better news is that it only supplies the SMETS2 smart meters to its customers. These second generation smart energy meters mean that if you decide to switch energy suppliers in the future you will be able to use the same energy meter with your new supplier.

How much does 1 kWh cost on average with Bulb in West Yorkshire?

In West Yorkshire the unit rate for Bulb’s electricity is 17.7975 p per kWh. For a kWh of Bulb’s gas you will be paying 3.1395 p.

Important information regarding Rothwell Ward’s energy distribution network operators

Not sure who the energy distribution network operators in your area are or what they do? That’s alright we will explain everything to you, including how and when to get in touch with them.

Essentially they are responsible for the gas pipes and electricity cables that cover the UK and provide your dear homes with energy. In the UK the operators vary according to regions. If you want to find out who distributes the energy in Rothwell Ward, read on.

Who distributes Rothwell Ward’s gas?

Did you know that the gas distribution company in Rothwell Ward is Wales & West Utilities. You probably didn't. You might not even care. But, if you do, here's a bit of information about your gas supply.

As cool as it would be, gas doesn't appear out of thin air. Instead it is provided by a complex network of gas distribution pipes. 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.

What should I do if I experience a power cut in Rothwell Ward?

If you are unfortunate enough to experience a power cut in Rothwell Ward, there are a few things to remember. You may be able to solve it yourself, if the energy only cut out in your home. This is usually due to a fuse having tripped in your house circuit. If that is the case locate your fuse box and switch back on any switches that have turned off.

If it seems to be a wider power cut in your area of Rothwell Ward, it is usually because the power lines have been interrupted. There could be several reasons for this.

  • A power line has been damaged or knocked over.
  • Lightning striking an electricity pole.
  • Transformers have been turned off.

If you are experiencing a power cut in Rothwell Ward call your Distribution Network Operator on the following number 0800 011 3332. In Rothwell Ward, your DNO is Northern Powergrid. They will send a team out to fix the power lines.

How should I contact Rothwell Ward’s energy distributors?

Inhabitants of West Yorkshire can call their local West Yorkshire electricity DNO (Distribution Network Operator) or gas distributor in case of emergency. These guys are responsible for solving power supply across all the counties cities.

Company name Company number
West Yorkshire Northern Powergrid General Number
0800 011 3332
West Yorkshire Northern Powergrid Emergency Number
0800 375675
West Yorkshire Wales & West Utilities Number
0800 912 29 99
West Yorkshire Wales & West Utilities Emergency Number
0800 111 999

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

Northern Powergrid Northern Powergrid website
Wales & West Utilities Wales & West Utilities website

Rothwell Ward’s electricity distribution network operator

In Rothwell Ward your DNO is Northern Powergrid.

If Rothwell Ward experiences a long power cut (no need to rush, they are probably already on it), you should ring the emergency phone number for your distributor. Rothwell Ward inhabitants can give their local West Yorkshire electricity DNO (Distribution Network Operator) a ring, in case of emergency or to get urgent up-to-date information.

Switching energy suppliers to Bulb in Rothwell Ward

It is crucial to switch energy suppliers regularly in Rothwell Ward if you don’t want to be paying more than you should for your energy. To switch energy suppliers to Bulb you can give us a ring on the following number 0330 054 0018, and we will deal with all the admin and switching processes for you. To get you on Bulb's tariff we just need a few details from you. To make things easier for you we have listed them below.

  • Current energy supplier
  • Current energy tariff
  • Current average monthly energy bill
  • Energy bill (not older than 3 months)
  • MPRN (Meter Point Reference Number)
  • Properties postcode

Visit the following page for more details about switching energy suppliers in West Yorkshire. This article will provide you with a more detailed explanation about why you should switch, the process involved and the reasons for providing the information we request above.

How do I contact Bulb in Rothwell Ward?

To contact Bulb's customer service, ring 0300 30 30 635. They are available between Monday and Friday from 9am to 6pm. If you feel like exploring your energy options, give us a call at 0330 054 0018. Our experts can switch your energy supplier to Bulb for free, all you have to do is give us a call to find out more. They will deal with the process for you and all you will have to do is provide them with some basic information about your current energy bill. However, if you want to get into contact with Bulb directly, below you will have their details.

Type of Enquiry Number to contact
General Enquiries
General Enquiries for Bulb customers.
0300 30 30 635

Open from 9am to 6pm during the week.
Complaints
Email address for all and any complaints you might have about Bulb.
complaints@bulb.co.uk

9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

What are Bulb’s prices like and how do they fair against other suppliers in Rothwell Ward?

Bulb's customers rave about the price of their energy. Compared to plans from the Big 6, Bulb's tariffs are very affordable. Why is this? Well, they invest in both renewable and affordable energy. The savings they make are passed onto their customers. The cost of energy can change month on month, however, since they provide a variable tariff - their vari-fair tariff - which reflects fluctuations in the wholesale price of energy. But all in all, Bulb's plans are delightfully affordable. As shown below, Bulb has the cheapest rate when comparing to other big suppliers in Rothwell Ward. * Bulb: £923.26 * Octopus Energy: £947.58 * Scottish Power: £989.20 * EON: £1,042 * SSE: £1090.63 * British Gas: £1125

Same goes if we compare the unit price of these big guys main tariffs in Rothwell Ward:

Supplier Electricity kWh price Gas kWh price
Bulb 17.7975 p 3.1395 p
Octopus Energy 14.97 p p 2.28 p
Scottish Power 18.981 p 3.28 p
Bulb Energy 26.834 p 3.254 p
Ovo Energy 13.75 p 3.26 p
British Gas 16.355 p 3.416 p

If you decide that Bulb is for you when you make the move over to Rothwell Ward and want to join their 1.6 million other customers across the UK, you can ring up their number for enquiries on 0300 30 30 635. Whether you want to switch suppliers to Bulb or if you decide you want an alternative energy plan, you can also ring up one of our experts on 0330 054 0018 and they can guide you through a variety of different tariffs. Either way, we'll make sure that you kick start your energy supply in Rothwell Ward in no time.

If you are still not sure about Bulb being the right supplier for you and your property be sure to check out some more suppliers in West Yorkshire. * British Gas in Rothwell Ward * E.ON in Rothwell Ward * Scottish Power in Rothwell Ward * Octopus Energy in Rothwell Ward * Ovo Energy in Rothwell Ward * Electricity and Gas in Rothwell Ward

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