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Switching to Octopus Energy in Na h-Eileanan an Iar

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Last update: July 2021

How much do you know about Na h-Eileanan an Iar?

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 Na h-Eileanan an Iar. Don't worry, we'll run you through it all on this page.

SSE is responsible for distributing energy to the 2,611 households of your county. Also SGN distributes gas to all your homes notably in the county's most populated cities : Stornoway, Great Yarmouth, Benbecula and Barra.

Did you know that Na h-Eileanan an Iar is the country's 67th biggest in the UK, with 10,623 inhabitants?

Octopus Energy: Contact Details 2020

Contacting Octopus Energy in Na h-Eileanan an Iar

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 Na h-Eileanan an Iar?

Who is your distribution network operator in Na h-Eileanan an Iar?

In Na h-Eileanan an Iar, your distribution network operator (DNO) is SSE. 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.

Who is the main gas distributor in Na h-Eileanan an Iar?

It's important to have all the necessary information about your energy supply should you need to get in touch with your gas distribution network. However, so many of us don't actually know who distributes gas in our area. In Na h-Eileanan an Iar, SGN is in charge of your gas distribution. Across the UK, gas is distributed through a complex, underground system of pipes which are overseen by 8 gas distribution networks. These networks are then overseen by gas distribution companies, of which there are 4. Honestly, you will probably only ever have to speak with your gas supplier about the gas you use at home, but below are all of your gas distributors' contact details should you need to get in touch in case of an emergency.

How to get in touch with Na h-Eileanan an Iar's energy distributors?

Inhabitants of Na h-Eileanan an Iar can call their local Na h-Eileanan an Iar electricity DNO (Distribution Network Operator) or gas distributor in case of emergency or to get up-to-date information.

Company name Company number Number opening hours
Na h-Eileanan an Iar Distribution Network Operator General Number
0345 070 7373
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm and Saturdays, 9am to 2pm
Na h-Eileanan an Iar Distribution Network Operator Emergency Number
0800 111 999
24/7
Na h-Eileanan an Iar Gas Distributor Number
0800 912 1700
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm and Saturdays, 9am to 2pm
Na h-Eileanan an Iar Gas Distributor Emergency Number
0800 111 999
24/7

You can also visit their website for more info:

SSE SGN
SSE website SGN website

Switching to Octopus Energy in Na h-Eileanan an Iar?

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.

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 Na h-Eileanan an Iar.

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.

How do I start a Octopus Energy contract in Na h-Eileanan an Iar?

If, after reading this, you decide that Octopus Energy are the best supplier for you, then we recommend giving them a ring so their experts can carry out the switch for you. Alternatively, if you want to keep shopping around for a better supplier and a different plan, then our experts are here to help. You can ring us at any time between 9am and 7pm, Monday to Friday.

Why switch energy suppliers when you move to Na h-Eileanan an Iar? Because you can save money. And a lot of it. In fact, Brits have reported savings of up to ยฃ400 a year, just by switching energy suppliers.

Octopus Energy plans and tariffs Na h-Eileanan an Iar

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

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

Octopus Energy's 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

How much, on average, does a kWh cost in Na h-Eileanan an Iar?

Government data informs us that a kWh in Na h-Eileanan an Iar is around Stornoway inhabitants more than the national average in the UK, currently at around 10.6. 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.

How can I contact my network distributor in Na h-Eileanan an Iar?

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

Company name Company number
Na h-Eileanan an Iar SSE General Number
0345 070 7373
Na h-Eileanan an Iar SGN Number
0800 912 1700
Na h-Eileanan an Iar SSE Emergency Number
0800 111 999

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