i

Want to switch to Octopus in Kent ?

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

We call you 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 in Kent ?

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

Call us on

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 Octopus Energy in Kent

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

Last update: July 2021

How much do you know about Kent?

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 Kent. Don't worry, we'll run you through it all on this page.

UK Power Networks is responsible for distributing energy to the 279,761 households of your county. Also SGN distributes gas to all your homes notably in the county's most populated cities : Saint Peters, Maidstone, Gillingham and Chatham.

Did you know that Kent is the country's 11th biggest in the UK, with 1,138,884 inhabitants?

Octopus Energy: Contact Details 2020

How can I contact Octopus Energy in Kent?

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

Octopus Energy plans and tariffs in Kent

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

What are Octopus Energy Single Electricity plans?

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 two rate electricity plans do Octopus Energy offer?

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

How much on average does a kWh cost among the 1,138,884 residents of Kent?

Based on government data collected in 2018, a kwh in Kent costs around 10.05, which is Ashfordians 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.

How can I sort out my Octopus Energy contract in the 11th 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 Kent, 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 Kent?

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

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

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

Who is the main gas distributor in Kent?

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 Kent 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.

Who distributes electricity to Kent's 279,761 households?

In Kent your distribution network operator (DNO) is UK Power Networks. You might never need to get in touch with them, as most queries can be resolved directly by your energy supplier. But if you find that you need to contact your DNO, all the contact details can be located on this page.

Your DNO is the company that owns and operates the power lines and infrastructure that connects your home to the National Grid. Your DNO can assist you with technical queries such as moving your meter, setting up electricity in your property, or solving a power cut.

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

If you need some up-to-date information, or are experiencing a electricity powercut in Kent , 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
Kent Distribution Network Operator General Number
0800 029 4285
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Kent Distribution Network Operator Emergency Number
0800 31 63 105
24/7
Kent Gas Distributor Number
0800 912 1700
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Kent 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

Switching to Octopus Energy in Kent?

Switching energy suppliers may seem like a big deal, but in reality it's so easy. Switch Plan have made it quicker and simpler than ever. You just need to make sure that you follow a few simple instructions to get started with your new energy plan in Kent.

Switching energy suppliers when moving house is a slightly different process to if you are switching in the same property. It simply requires you to take a few more steps. Firstly, let your energy supplier know that you are moving house, and make sure that you do this at least 48 hours in advance of the move. If you don't know who supplies your current property with gas and electricity, then head over to the Ofgem website and they will provide all the answers. Or, you can check out a recent energy bill, either an online or paper version.

Take energy meters in both your old and new properties. Having photographic or written evidence of your exact consumption as you leave one property and enter the next will allow you to dispute any possible errors on your energy bills. You should make sure to do this whether you are moving into a new property, or if you are in a rented property.

Start researching what energy plan you want to switch to before moving day. Remember, you can't switch to a new supplier before the day you officially move in to your new property, so knowing exactly what plan you want to switch to will make the whole process much quicker and smoother. The default tariff that you will automatically be put on in your new property will be more expensive than one that you want to switch to, so try to switch as soon as possible after you move in.

Octopus Energy have plenty of information on their website about switching over to one of their plans. However, if you want free, impartial 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.

Octopus Energy in Kent

Who are Octopus Energy? They are becoming a household name since their burst onto the energy scene in the UK in 2015 and their exponential growth ever since. They are growing by 30,000 customers a month and now have over 1 million customers. But still, they don't rank in the Big 6, which many customers actually find reassuring, given the Big 6's reputation for overcharging their customers and having poor customer service.

If you want to be one of their many customers in your new home in Kent, then you can ring up their advisers on 0330 808 1080. Alternatively, give our experts at Switch Plan a ring and they can advise you on the best plan on the market for you.

Discover Octopus Energy in the biggest cities of Kent county:

And in the smaller cities that make up the county:

.

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 siteโ€™s link with social networks, notably the sharing functions