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Switching to Octopus Energy in Dunbartonshire

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Last update: July 2021

Octopus Energy in Dunbartonshire

There are so many suppliers and tariffs to choose from in Dunbartonshire. Don't be overwhelmed! The most important thing to remember is that your energy supply is personal to your household, and depends on the size of your home, the number of inhabitants, your average energy consumption, and so much more.

Have you lived in Dunbartonshire for a while and never switched suppliers? Or indeed, have you just moved to the area? Either way, how much do you really know about Dunbartonshire? Here are some fun facts:

  • There are 177,647 inhabitants living in Dunbartonshire across 15,289.
  • A decent chunk of that population living in the cities of Bearsden, Bishopbriggs, Clydebank and Kirkintilloch.
  • Dunbartonshire is the country's 55th most populated county in the UK.
  • Scottish Power Energy Networks is responsible for distributing energy to the 15,289 households of your county.
  • SGN distributes gas to the homes of Dunbartonshire.

If you decide that Octopus Energy are the supplier for you, then you can call them on 0330 808 1080. If you are unsure and want to continue shopping around for an alternative plan, then give us a ring and our experts can carry out the switch for you.

How to make the switch to Octopus Energy in Dunbartonshire?

Switching energy suppliers isn't a difficult or time-consuming process. And it's completely free! Our Switch Plan experts can switch you over to a new energy plan in Dunbartonshire in just a few minutes, at no cost. When moving house, you want to make sure that you finalise a few things before you are able to switch in your new house. The first thing to do is to let your current supplier know that you are moving in Dunbartonshire. You should do this at least 48 hours before you move. If you are in a rented property or in your own new home, the process is more or less the same. If you don't know who supplies your energy, head over to the Ofgem website

Now, one of the most important things to do when moving is to take energy meter readings. When you leave your previous residence, take your final meter reading, and take your first meter reading in your new place as soon as you move in. Don't forget to take a photo of the meters and/or jot them down on some paper. It might be worth writing down the meter reading of your old home and leaving this information in a safe place for the new residents of the property.

Although you can't switch energy suppliers until your first official day in your new property, you should definitely start researching which energy plan you want to switch to well in advance of moving in. This is because you will automatically be put on a default tariff in your new home when you move in, which tend to be much pricier, so you'll want to switch as quickly as possible.

Octopus Energy have lot's of information online about switching over to one of their plans. However, if you want free, quick, and unbias information about making this switch, don't hesitate to give us a ring on 0300 054 0018 and we can talk you through the best plan for you.

Who are Octopus Energy?

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.

Octopus Energy: Contact Details 2020

Contacting Octopus Energy in Dunbartonshire

Getting in touch with Octopus is really simple, and entirely necessary should you want to switch to one of their tariffs. Moreover, there are some questions that only your supplier can answer! If you have a powercut or another energy emergency, or should you have a question about a specific tariff, then you can get in touch with their advisers directly.

Remember that you can always get in touch with our experts at Switch Plan if you want to switch to an alternative energy plan. Our experts are on call between 9am and 7pm, Monday to Friday. 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

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

Who is your distribution network operator in Dunbartonshire?

In Dunbartonshire your Distribution Network Operator (DNO) is Scottish Power Energy Networks. But what exactly is a DNO? In short, Ofgem licenses certain companies to be in charge of distributing electricity around the UK. These companies oversee the management of cables and towers that link up the electricity supply in the UK - also known as the National Grid - and make sure this electricity arrives safely in your home or place of work. You might never need to get in touch with them, but should you experience a powercut, or need some advice about a technical query, then you should consult the contact details laid out below.

Who is the main gas distributor in Dunbartonshire?

Before your supplier can provide you with gas to heat up your home, they need to get that very gas from somewhere! But where do they get it from? Honestly, you don't need to know the exact details, but put simply, gas is distributed around the UK by gas distribution networks. There are 8 of these, all operating in different regions, and they are overseen by 4 gas distribution companies. Transporting gas requires careful attention, as a gas leak is no fun for anybody. Whoever your gas supplier may be in Dunbartonshire will receive their gas supply from SGN, who operates all around the county.

So no, gas doesn't appear out of thin air, but instead is transported through a fairly complex system of pipes underground which are very carefully managed. Don't worry about having to get in touch with them, since your supplier can typically answer all the questions you have about your energy supply, but all of their contact information can be found below should you find yourself in a gas emergency.

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

If you need some up-to-date information, or are experiencing a electricity powercut in Dunbartonshire , 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 Number opening hours
Dunbartonshire Distribution Network Operator General Number
0800 001 5400
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
Dunbartonshire Distribution Network Operator Emergency Number
105
24/7
Dunbartonshire Gas Distributor Number
0800 912 1700
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
Dunbartonshire Gas Distributor Emergency Number
0800 111 999
24/7

You can also visit their website for more info:

Scottish Power Energy Networks SGN
Scottish Power Energy Networks website SGN website

Setting up an Octopus Energy contract in the 55th biggest county in the UK?

Brits who switch suppliers can save up to ยฃ400 a year on their energy bills. To switch to a Octopus Energy contract in Dunbartonshire, 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.

How can I contact my network distributor in Dunbartonshire?

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

Company name Company number
Dunbartonshire Scottish Power Energy Networks General Number
0800 001 5400
Dunbartonshire SGN Number
0800 912 1700
Dunbartonshire Scottish Power Energy Networks Emergency Number
105

Octopus Energy plans and tariffs in Dunbartonshire

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
Exclusive Octopus 12M 12 months fixed
17.69 p
9.1 p
21.67 p
Super Green Octopus 12M 12 months fixed
16.81 p
9.18 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

Single Electricity tariffs

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Exclusive Octopus 12M 12 months fixed 14.97 p 21.67 p
Super Green Octopus 12M 12 months fixed 15.03 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

What gas plans does Octopus Energy offer?

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

How much, on average, does a kWh cost in Dunbartonshire?

Based on government data collected in 2018, a kwh in Dunbartonshire costs around 10.6, which is Bearsden inhabitants more compared to the UK national average. Of course, this information might have changed, so it's important to stay up to date with latest energy news in your area.

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