i

Want to switch to Octopus Energy in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward ? Want to switch to Octopus Energy in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward ?

Let our experts advise you on the best offers available on the UK market! Let our experts advise you on the best offers available on the UK market!

Request a call back Request a call back
  • Quick and easy: 6 minutes are enough
  • Free service without commitment

Ad

Ad

Thank you ! Your request has been noted

An advisor will call you

Got it!

It seems there is an error with our service

try again

Want to switch to Octopus Energy in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward ? Want to switch to Octopus Energy in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward ?

Let our experts advise you on the best offers available on the UK market! Let our experts advise you on the best offers available on the UK market!

Call us on Call us on

or let us call you or let us call you

  • Energy distributed by your local distribution network operators
  • Quick and easy: it only takes 5 minutes!
  • Non-binding quotes and no termination fees

Ad

Ad

Switching to an Octopus Energy deal in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward

papernest disclaims that they are not currently in partnership with Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy, the rising supplier in Grampian

Last update: September 2021

Who is Octopus? Octopus Energy have had a pretty impressive trajectory since they were founded in 2015. Gaining around 30,000 customers a month, they now provide gas and electricity plans to over 1 million customers across the UK. Their growth can be put down to their affordable and widely-considered eco-friendly energy plans, as well as their numerous partnerships with other suppliers. For example, in 2018, Octopus Energy and M&S Energy joined together in a partnership within which Octopus took over all of M&S's customers. Moreover, in 2019, Octopus acquired Coop energy, who had 30,000 customers.

Switching to Octopus Energy

Switching energy suppliers has an unfair reputation for being overly difficult and time consuming. It's unfair because it's not true! If after reading our guide to Octopus Energy in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward you decide that they are the best energy supplier for you, then why not give their representatives a ring and they can carry out the whole switch for you, from start to finish. If, however, you decide that you want to shop around for an alternative energy plan, then you can ring up our experts who can switch you over to the best plan on the market for you. Give us a ring on 0330 054 0018.

Switching suppliers in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward

Now you know what it means to switch, and who Octopus Energy are, let's narrow it down a bit and learn how to switch to Octopus in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward. It doesn't matter if you have just moved to a new property in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, or if you have lived in the area for some time and have decided to switch, it's more or less a similar process! Let's find out a bit about Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward. Here are some fun facts!

  • Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward is located in the lovely county of Grampian.
  • They have a population of 16,403 residents who live across 4,301 households.
  • Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward is the 457th largest city in the UK.

If you want to find out more about how to switch to Octopus Energy in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, read on for all the information you need! Our aim at Switch Plan is to find you the best energy deal for your household.

All Octopus tariffs currently available in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward

So, Octopus' plans tend to be well-priced, but what do they offer? It's no myth that Octopus' plans are very innovative. All of their tariffs are 100% renewable, and this includes all green gas, which is still quite rare in the UK. The uniqueness of their tariffs lies in their customers' ability to coordinate their usage with cheaper energy rates to lower their energy bills. They have both fixed and variable tariffs on offer to their customers and their plans have no exit fees.

Octopus are also leading the way when it comes to electric vehicles. They have an Electric Vehicle Initiative which allows customers to lease out electric cars for low prices. Through this initiative, their customers are able to get cheaper prices for charging their cars, their own car charger, as well as assistance from experts on how to access grants.

Dual Rates for this energy tariff

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

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

Octopus Energy’s green energy contributions - what they look like in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward

Octopus Energy is a rockstar when it comes to green energy. They are UK’s largest solar power investor (as they claim) and they gather their energy from a combination of wind, solar, and hydropower. Often when consumers are looking for green energy, they are curious of the suppliers energy mix. In case you didn’t already know, we got you covered! See below for their fuel mix:

  • 75.3% wind
  • 31% solar
  • 3.7% hydropower

In addition to purchasing green energy, Octopus also generates it! One of their plans - the “Supergreen Octopus” combines 100% renewable energy with carbon offsets. However, where Octopus energy is lacking is that they do not offer carbon-neutral biomethane gas, which is typical for most green energy suppliers.

Gas tariffs

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Super Green Octopus 12M 12 months fixed
2.96 p
17.85 p
Exclusive Octopus 12M 12 months fixed
2.28 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

å

Powering your new place in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward

How do I go about making an energy transfer in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward?

In Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, or in any town in the UK for that matter, there are certain factors that will affect the price of your energy bills when transferring energy from one home to another. We have in-depth information of the various factors that come into play in our guide here: energy transfer. Before digging in, we have a few simple questions that are helpful for successfully completing your energy transfer.

  • What is the size of your new home?
  • How much energy does your new home consume?
  • How far away have you moved from your previous residence
  • What type of energy does your new home use?
  • Do you currently use a prepayment meter?

You might be wondering how to answer all of these questions, and even if you have the answer, might think… “Ok, well what’s next?” Give us a call! Our experts can help you switch energy suppliers!

In Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, how to become connected to the grid

Once you move to your new home in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward there are steps you will need to follow to connect to the grid so that you can receive your energy supply to both power and heat your home. It is likely that your property is already connected to the grid, however in instances that it’s not, e.g., when you are building a new home, follow the steps below. (The vast majority of the 4,301 houses in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward are already connected so the list below is for those that are building a new property.

  • Call the National Grid Energy Transmission (NGET) on 0800 688 588 in order to arrange a pre-application meeting. This meeting is about the workload, timeline and cost of the project.
  • Submit application forms to the Electricity Systems Operator (ESO) - don’t be surprised by the application fee!
  • A team will then come to your property for an assessment and will send you a quote in 1 to 3 working weeks.
  • Enjoy your power!

Now that you're in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, you want to set up Octopus as your new supplier - how to go about making the switch.

One easy step that could very well save you money is to take a meter reading before you move. Like with any big change, there are some steps that you need to complete before you move house. You want to make sure that you are not paying for energy that you are not able to use! Once you have the meter reading and Meter Point Reference Number you are ready to make the switch!

To make your life a bit easier, you should complete the following before leaving your current home. For this reason, we've prepared a moving checklist so that you won't leave anything behind! So, let’s begin: * Number 1 and the most important thing! Before moving, take a meter reading. This way, you're not paying for energy that you haven’t used. * After you have your meter reading, it's time to sort out your Meter Point Reference Number (MPRN). * Once your MPRN is situated, you are then clear to move without having to worry about paying for energy that you didn't or would not be able to use. If you ever have any doubts, you can check our resource that is dedicated to moving into a new build and moving into a rented house.

When moving to a new city such as Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, setting up your new electric and gas can be difficult. When you move, if you do not switch to a new supplier or plan type with your current supplier, you will be under a “deemed contract”, or standard tariff of the previous homeowner’s supplier until you make a switch. You can call the supplier directly, either the one that you currently have or a new one that you have found through research. A better option might be to call us at Switch Plan to help you find the best deal. We suggest that you switch out of the deemed contract ASAP because it is usually much more expensive than your typical tariff.

Who should I get in contact with before moving to Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward?

First of all, congratulations on your move to Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward! Moving is a big step, and to make sure that nothing slips through the cracks, we’ve highlighted some of the various organizations you should contact to update your address. A non exhaustive list includes:

  • Banks and financial institutions - Include the address that is linked to both your debit and credit cards.
  • Government/local bodies - Update with the DVLA
  • Insurance providers - To keep your cards from becoming invalid

To make things easier, we have a comprehensive checklist to be sure that you have everything covered!

Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward's local gas & electricity distribution

In Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, who is the gas distributor?

Some of us in our spare time wonder, "Where does the gas and electricity that powers my house come from and how does it travel across however far it needs to go to get to my home?" For those of us who are curious, we have all of the information for you!

If you're interested in getting in touch with your gas distribution company to have this and other questions answered, your gas is provided by SGN in Aberdeenshire.

Gas is distributed through a pretty complex system of pipes called the Gas Distribution Network, which manages the transportation of gas around the UK. Should you ever have an additonal technical queries, they can be solved by your gas distributor in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, as well as any other questions regarding your gas supply. You can also go directly to your supplier for similar questions:

Who is Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward's electricity distributor?

An electricity distribution network operator is responsible for the cables and towers which carry electricity across your region and to your front door. Most have no idea how the distribution network operator system works or who they even are, since customers never see their distribution network operator. But, you might want to know how to get in touch in moments of importance.

Want to know who distributes electricity in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward? We've got you covered! No need to look any further for your local DNO. In Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward your electricity distributor is SSE Power Distribution.

If I experience a power cut in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, what should I do?

Whether it is your fuse box or a cut in your neighborhood in Grampian, it's important to know what to do if you ever experience a power cut. It's not the highlight of anyone's day, but the good thing is that there are ways you can easily address. The first step when experiencing a power cut is to check the source. It might be a fuse that tripped in your house circuit, so be sure to check your fuse box and see if any of the switches have been turned off.

If the power cut happened when switching on an appliance or light then it is likely that it’s just in your home in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward.

If the cut is not local, the cause could be one that is in your area; several reasons of which are out of your control, and are often because the power lines to your home were interrupted. This can happen when: * A power line has been damaged or knocked over. * Lightning has struck a utility pole * Transformers have been shut down

If this is the case, it’s best you call your local distribution network operator directly on the following number 0345 070 7373. In Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, your local DNO is SSE Power Distribution. Once they have been informed they will send out a team to resolve the issue.

How should I contact the energy distributor in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward?

Experiencing an electricity power cut in Grampian, or facing an issue with your gas supply? You might want to get in touch with your distribution network operator directly; they can help you if you need some up to date information, and can be quite useful as a point of contact when there is an issue such as a power outage.

Contact information below:

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

You can visit their website for more info:

SSE Power Distribution SSE Power Distribution website
SGN SGN website

Switching to Octopus Energy in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward

Switching energy suppliers isn't difficult at all, especially when you have the Switch Plan experts here to help! All it involves is one quick phone call in which you outline your energy requirements and what you are looking for in your energy plan, and you can be switched over to a new plan in just minutes. If you decide you want to switch to an Octopus Energy deal, then you can ring them up on 0330 808 1080 and their representatives can carry out the switch for you from beginning to end. Alternatively, if you decide you want an alternative energy plan, then have a chat with one of our experts by ringing 0330 054 0018.

Here you can learn more about the benefits of switching energy suppliers. The article will also discuss the process of switching and as you will see, if you decide to switch providers, the following information will need to be provided to our experts.

  • Average monthly energy spend
  • Energy bill (not older than 3 months)
  • MPRN (Meter Point Reference Number)
  • Postcode
  • Energy supplier
  • Energy tariff

How can Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside Ward inhabitants ring Octopus Energy in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward?

If you are looking to contact Octopus Energy’s customer service, you can call 0330 808 1080, or one of their numbers in the table below. However, if you want to explore all of the options in your Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, you can call our energy supply experts on 0330 054 0018. We are super happy to help you find the right supplier based on your needs!

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

In Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, what is the typical energy consumption?

What is the typical energy consumption in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward?

Now that you know how much a kWh costs on average in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, it might be useful to put a value on this and see how much residents of Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward consume on average. Based on government data we are able to estimate that the average Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside Ward inhabitant household consumes 3,542.93 kWh a year. The median consumption of that same household would be 3,087.94 kWh.

What is the average price/kWh of energy in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward?

Did you know that not everyone in the UK pays the exact same amount for their energy per unit? This is because gas and electricity wholesale prices vary depending on where you live. In Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward specifically, a Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside Ward inhabitant tends to pay around £10.6. This is roughly £0.38% less compared to the UK average.

A price which is applicable on a local basis but can differ in neighbourhing cities such as Mid Formartine Ward, Ellon and District Ward or Peterhead.

In City.name, how are homes heated? Is there anything in particular that I need to know?

You might be wondering how the houses are heated in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward. The 0.57 inhabitants of Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward tend to have the following: * Electric Central Heating: Out of the people that live in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, $City. electric_central_heating of them have electric central heating in their homes. The ratio for this would be 14.47% per household. * Oil Central Heating: Out of the people living in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, 781 have oil central heating systems. The ratio for this would be 18.16%. * Central Heating: 68 people do not have central heating in their homes. The ratio for this would be 1.59% per household. * Gas Central heating: Out of the 4,301 households that are located in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, 2829 of them have gas central heating. The ratio for this would be ratio_gas_central_heating per household.

For the 16,403 residents in Aboyne Upper Deeside and Donside Ward, who is the main energy supplier?

You might be curious to learn who the most popular energy supplier in North Scotland. The most popular energy supplier in North Scotland is SSE. A large proportion of the inhabitants from large cities such as Aberdeen, Elgin and Huntly Strathbogie and Howe of Alford Ward procure their energy from this supplier. Since most often individuals fail to switch their energy supplier, they might be missing out on a large sum of money they could save. On average, those living in the UK have been able to save up to £400 a year on their energy bills by making a switch. Although SSE is the most popular in your region, they might not be the best supplier for you. Or, they might be if you don’t already have them and they can offer you a better deal either purely or based on your household needs. Regardless of who your supplier is, you are not in any way obligated to stick with them. Switching can save you money, and we’re here to help you navigate and make the best switch possible.

Learn more about our policy control, processing and publication of opinions: click here
We call you back 0330 818 6224

By continuing to browse, you consent to the filing of cookies to measure and personalize your experience. Settings

Customise your cookies

Learn morepolitique d'utilisation de cookies.

Cookies essential to the operation of the site
They are required
Audience measurement cookies
These cookies are used for website statistics
Targeted advertising cookies
They are used for marketing and advertising purposes
Sharing cookies
These cookies facilitate the site’s link with social networks, notably the sharing functions