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Switching to Octopus Energy in Berkshire

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Last update: July 2021

How much do you know about Berkshire?

If you have lived in the area for a long time and never switched energy supplier, then it's likely you know very little about energy supply in Berkshire. Don't worry, we'll run you through it all on this page.

UK Power Networks is responsible for distributing energy to the 289,936 households of your county. Also SGN distributes gas to all your homes notably in the county's most populated cities : Reading, Slough, Bracknell and Newbury.

Did you know that Berkshire is the country's 17th biggest in the UK, with 733,494 inhabitants?

How much do the 733,494 residents of Berkshire pay per kWh on average?

Government data informs us that a kWh in Berkshire is around Bracknellians more than the national average in the UK, currently at around 10.05. To make sure you get the best deal for your kWhs, don't forget to do your research into different suppliers. Chat to our experts and they can guide you.

Octopus Energy plans and tariffs in Berkshire

Octopus Energy's gas tariffs

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Exclusive Octopus 12M 12 months fixed
2.28 p
17.85 p
Super Green Octopus 12M 12 months fixed
2.96 p
17.85 p
Helpful Octopus 24M 24 months fixed
2.56 p
25.04 p
Flexible Octopus Variable tariff
3.2 p
16.8 p
Octopus Tracker Variable tariff
1.84 p
15.09 p

Double electricity plans

Name of the Plan Tariff value Day Time Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Night Time Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Super Green Octopus 12M 12 months fixed
16.81 p
9.18 p
21.67 p
Exclusive Octopus 12M 12 months fixed
17.69 p
9.1 p
21.67 p
Helpful Octopus 24M 24 months fixed
16.81 p
9.18 p
24.57 p
Flexible Octopus Variable tariff
17.48 p
9.3 p
20.43 p
Helpful Octopus 24M 24 months fixed
16.81 p
9.18 p
24.57 p

What are Octopus Energy Single Electricity plans?

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Super Green Octopus 12M 12 months fixed 15.03 p 21.67 p
Exclusive Octopus 12M 12 months fixed 14.97 p 21.67 p
Helpful Octopus 24M 24 months fixed 15.03 p 24.49 p
Flexible Octopus Variable tariff 15.52 p 19.38 p
Octopus Tracker/strong> Variable tariff 11.81 p 18.52 p

Who are my gas & electricity distribution network operators in Berkshire?

How to get in touch with Berkshire's energy distributors?

If you need some up-to-date information, or are experiencing a powercut in Berkshire , then you should get in touch directly with your District Network Provider.

Company name Company number Number opening hours
Berkshire Distribution Network Operator General Number
0800 029 4285
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Berkshire Distribution Network Operator Emergency Number
0800 31 63 105
24/7
Berkshire Gas Distributor Number
0800 912 1700
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Berkshire Gas Distributor Emergency Number
0800 111 999
24/7

You can also visit their website for more info:

UK Power Networks SGN
UK Power Networks website SGN website

Who distributes gas in Berkshire?

In Berkshire, the gas distribution company is SGN. Since we tend to speak to our energy suppliers for any queries about gas and electricity, we don't usually have to contact our gas distributors. They manage the transportation of gas through underground pipes before it eventually arrives with our suppliers. In short, gas doesn't just appear out of thin air!

Should you need to get in touch with your gas distribution network, we have provided their contact details below. There are 4 gas distribution companies that operate in different regions in the UK. Underneath these companies, there are 8 gas distribution networks that operate on a more local level to manage your gas provision.

Who is your distribution network operator in Berkshire?

In Berkshire, your distribution network operator (DNO) is UK Power Networks. Your DNO is in charge of all of the cables and towers that make up the electricity distribution in the UK. They transport electricity from the national transmission network (the National Grid) and supplying it to homes and businesses. Just as with gas, you will most likely never have to get in touch with your DNO, but should you need to, their contact details are listed on this page.

How can I contact my network distributor in Berkshire?

Should you experience a powercut, or simply need some up-to-date information about energy in Berkshire, contacting your District Network Provider is your best bet.

Company name Company number
Berkshire UK Power Networks General Number
0800 029 4285
Berkshire SGN Number
0800 912 1700
Berkshire UK Power Networks Emergency Number
0800 31 63 105

Switching to Octopus Energy in Berkshire?

We are here to debunk the myth that switching energy suppliers is difficult, time-consuming, or expensive. It's literally the opposite! Calling Switch Plan is free and the whole process only takes a few minutes. If you are moving into a new home in Berkshire and want to switch to a new energy contract, then the process is slightly different to if you are staying in the same property, but not much. There are just a few extra steps for you to take.

The most important thing to do at this time is to take meter readings. Make sure that you do this in both properties. When you leave your previous residence, take a last meter reading, and when you enter your new property, take a first meter reading. Jot these both down and you will be able to provide proof to your energy supplier of your consumption if you find yourself being overcharged.

Let you energy supplier know that you are moving at least 48 hours prior to your move to they can make necessary arrangements for you. If you don't know who your energy supplier is, visit Ofgem website, or check out a recent energy bill. Whether you are moving into a rented property, or you are a new homeowner, this process is more or less the same.

You should start researching your new energy supplier before moving house, but remember that you can't switch suppliers before your official move in day. This means that you will be automatically put onto a default tariff for the first month in your new home. Default tariffs tend to be quite expensive, so you wan't to be able to switch as soon as possible in Berkshire.

Octopus Energy have a lot of information for their customers on their website. However, for free, unbias information about switching suppliers, our experts are here to help. Don't hesitate to give us a ring on 0300 054 0018 and we can talk you through the best plan for your economic and environmental requirements as a household.

Octopus Energy: how much do you know about this young supplier?

Let's break down the important facts about Octopus. * Founded in 2015, they now have over 1 million customers all across the UK. * On average, they gain around 30,000 customers each month. * Their growth is in part down to a number of successful acquisitions, including M&S Energy in 2018 and Coop Energy in 2019. * They are widely considered to be one of the greenest energy suppliers on the market, with middle-ranging tariff rates.

How do I start a Octopus Energy contract in Berkshire?

Brits who switch suppliers can save up to ยฃ400 a year on their energy bills. To switch to a Octopus Energy contract in Berkshire, give them a ring and they can sort it out for you, from start to finish.

If Octopus' plans just aren't quite right for you, and you want to shop around a bit more, give our experts a ring and they can find you the best deal on the market for you personally.

Octopus Energy: Contact Details 2020

Contacting Octopus Energy in Berkshire

If you want to make the switch over to a Octopus Energy energy plan, then you will inevitably need to get in touch with them. Moreover, if you are a current Octopus Energy customer, need information about your boiler cover, home insurance or even if you have a complaint, you can contact them on the appropriate number below.

If you want to switch to an alternative energy plan, our experts at Switch Plan can help you out! We are on call between 9am and 7pm, Monday to Friday. We want to find you the best energy deal on the market to suit your personal energy requirements. Give us a ring on 0330 054 0018.

Type of Enquiry Number to contact
General Enquiries for Domestic Customers
Email for general queries about your Octopus Energy home plan
hello@octopus.energy

Open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
General Enquiries for Business Customers
Number for queries about your Octopus Energy energy plan
business@octopus.energy

Open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
Domestic customers: general enquiries
Call this number for general enquiries about your energy plan
0808 164 1088

Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm
Business customers: general enquiries
24 hour number for boiler emergencies
020 3389 56138

Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm
Complaints number
Number to complain about your Octopus Energy plan
0333 344 22688

Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm
Octopus Electric Vehicles
Phone number to speak to customer services as a small business
020 870 38928

Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

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