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Switching to an OVO energy deal in Folkestone

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Who distributes energy in Folkestone

Who is the gas distributor in Folkestone?

Ever wondered how gas actually arrives in your home in $district? Well, before gas can actually reach you, it is transported through a complex system of pipes. These pipes form the Gas Distribution Network in the UK, of which there are 8. These are then controlled by 4 gas distribution companies.

You will likely never have to get in touch with your gas distribution company, but if you were interested, gas is provided by Northern Gas Networks in $district.

How can I contact the energy distributor for Folkestone?

If you need some updated information, or are experiencing a electricity power outtage 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
Kent UK Power Networks General Number
0800 029 4285
Kent UK Power Networks Emergency Number
$dno_emergency
Kent Northern Gas Networks Number
0800 040 7766
Kent Northern Gas Networks Emergency Number
0800 111 999

You can also visit their website for more info:

UK Power Networks UK Power Networks website
Northern Gas Networks Northern Gas Networks website

Who is Folkestone's electricity distributor?

If Folkestone is currently in a power cut, you should ring the emergency phone number for your distributor, which is listed below. Folkestone inhabitants can give their local Kent electricity DNO (Distribution Network Operator) a ring, or their gas provider in case of emergency or to get up-to-date information. In Folkestone your electricity distributor is UK Power Networks.

OVO's prices, dual fuel rates & tariffs in Kent

Certain households still prefer to keep their gas and electricity tariffs separate, dual fuel is becoming more and more common. In Folkestone, 11.40% homes have electric central heating systems, compared to 83.89% who go for gas and just 0.50% who opt for oil. OVO Energy have plenty of dual fuel tariffs to pick from. At Switch Plan, we love dual fuel! Opting for a dual fuel plan saves you money and time as you only have to liaise with one supplier at a time, and you can also save money through dual fuel discounts. Sounds good, right?

Dual Tariff energy plans

Name of the Plan Tariff value Day Time Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Night Time Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Simpler Energy Flexible
16.52 p
9.53 p
27.77 p
Better Energy 12 months fixed
15.95 p
7.35 p
27.77 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed
16.28 p
8 p
27.77 p

Gas plans

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Simpler Energy Flexible
/ p
/ p
Better Energy 12 months fixed
2.88 p
23.83 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed
3.33 p
27.77 p

Single Electricity plans

Name of the Plan Tariff value Unit Price

 

price/kWh
Standing Charge

 

price/day
Better Energy 12 months fixed 12.64 p 29.17 p
Simpler Energy Flexible 14.74 p 27.77 p
2 Year Fixed Energy 24 months fixed 14.74 p 29.17 p

Energy consumption in Folkestone

How much to Folkestone inhabitants consume on average in Folkestone?

Based on government data we are able to estimate that the average Folkestone inhabitant household consumes 3,402.15 kWh a year. The median consumption of that same household would be 2,931.19 kWh.

Who is the largest energy supplier to the 66,085 residents across Folkestone?

British Gas is the most popular energy provider in South East and in much of Kent. This is notably driven by a important loyalty to British Gas in the counties most populated cities such as Saint Peters, Maidstone and Gillingham. Henceforth, many Folkestone inhabitants have stuck with British Gas despite being free to change at any time! Folkestone dwellers can make substantial savings on energy related expenses by switching their current providers.

How much is the typical price/kWh in Folkestone?

Folkestone inhabitants tend to pay somewhere around ยฃ10.05 for a kWh on average. This is roughly ยฃ-5.55% less than the UK average.

Now it is interesting to compare our energy consumption to the national average but what about relatively close cities such as Minster, Rochester East Ward or Tonbridge. Find out by simply following these links.

Want to start on an OVO Energy plan in Folkestone?

Whether you're new to the area or not, you are now one of the 66,085 inhabitants in Folkestone. Did you know that Folkestone is the $city_ranking_county biggest city of your Kent and 138th of the county. It's likely that you live with 2.2 due to local averages, so you'll need to power up your new home ASAP.

  • Firstly, take a meter reading just before you move out of your old house and keep the note in a safe place. You might need to provide this to your previous supplier, as you'll want to make sure that you're not paying for the energy of the new inhabitants of the house.
  • Now that you've arrived in Folkestone you should do the same thing. Find the meter in your new house and jot down the reading.
  • It's possible you will take on a โ€˜deemedโ€™ contract, which you will stay on until you decide to switch. The previous resident of the house usually leaves details concerning their energy supplier but if they didn't, fear not. The Ofgem website can help you find out who supplies the gas and electricity to this new home.

Switching energy suppliers sounds scary but with Switch Plan it really is as easy as it gets. Just call us on 0330 054 0018. We'll evaluate your needs based on your current consumption, budget and living arrangements which plan is best for you.

How can I get in touch with OVO in Folkestone?

Do you have any questions or concerns about your energy supply? Switch Plan can guide you. We are a free, impartial service.

If you are looking to switch to OVO in Folkestone, however, you might want to get in touch with them directly, which is understandable. Or indeed, if you have an emergency with your gas or electricity in Folkestone, then they are also at your disposal. All of their contact details are laid out below for you.

Type of Enquiry Number to contact
General Enquiries
Enquiries that you may have regarding your existing account, such as querying a bill or changing the way you pay your bills.
0330 303 5063

Open from 8am to 8pm during the week, 8am to 6pm on Saturday, 10am to 4pm on Sunday.
Complaints
If you have a complaint that you would like resolved or acknowledged by OVO Energy.
0330 102 7517

8am to 8pm during the week, 8am to 6pm on Saturday
Complaints Pay As You Go
Complaints specifically related to Pay As You Go tariffs.
0330 102 7517

8am to 8pm during the week, 8am to 6pm on Saturday
Top up plans
For all queries related to Pay As You Go billing: topping up, changing from pay as you go to direct debit and using emergency credit.
0330 303 5063

8am to 8pm during the week, 8am to 6pm on Saturday.
CORGI Home Plan complaints
Complaints number for queries related to the OVO Home Plan
0800 085 0845

24 hours a day, seven days a week

Are OVO Energy's plans expensive for Folkestone inhabitants?

OVO Energy's positive reviews tend to make note of cheaper tariffs and great customer service. However, this might not mean that they are the cheapest option for you in Folkestone. Be sure to read online customer reviews before making any energy switch!

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