Do you ever change energy providers?

Water, electricity, gas etc.
basileus
Posts: 162
Joined: Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:19 pm
Has thanked: 5 times
Been thanked: 38 times

Re: Do you ever change energy providers?

Post by basileus »

I'm looking at Direct Energie and can't see any difference from EDF except for special hours of HC between 02:00 and 06:00 where they give 50% discount. Tarrif Basse seems the same. What am I missing?

Kathyc
Posts: 543
Joined: Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:26 pm
Has thanked: 563 times
Been thanked: 112 times

Re: Do you ever change energy providers?

Post by Kathyc »

basileus wrote:
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:41 pm
I'm looking at Direct Energie and can't see any difference from EDF except for special hours of HC between 02:00 and 06:00 where they give 50% discount. Tarrif Basse seems the same. What am I missing?
50% discount - are you sure?

Le Démerdeur
Posts: 8339
Joined: Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:22 pm
Location: Picardie and occasionally Sussex
Has thanked: 1367 times
Been thanked: 1171 times

Re: Do you ever change energy providers?

Post by Le Démerdeur »

Should be 10% cheaper unless you go for classic or green:

https://www.direct-energie.com/fileadmi ... uliers.pdf

mauve
Posts: 25
Joined: Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:24 am
Has thanked: 66 times
Been thanked: 3 times

Re: Do you ever change energy providers?

Post by mauve »

Hi

Can you routinely pay "Direct Energie" bills by credit card?

Simonflys

Re: Do you ever change energy providers?

Post by Simonflys »

Yep - Mint Energie @ -11%

[urlhttps://www.mint-energie.com/Pages/Accueil/accueil.aspx[/url]

south_bound
Posts: 52
Joined: Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:36 pm
Location: Bouches du Rhoine (13)
Been thanked: 5 times

Re: Do you ever change energy providers?

Post by south_bound »

CelticRambler wrote:
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:33 am
Yes! Saw an immediate drop in my bill and improvement in "service client" by switching from EdF to Direct Energie. Also saved a bit more by recommending others - let me know if you want an introductory referral and discount! :D
Hi Celticrambler, do you still have the referral code for Direct Energie? I'm finally getting around to this so hopefully it is still worth it. I read that Total has bought them up but hopefully won't change anything for a while.

mauve
Posts: 25
Joined: Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:24 am
Has thanked: 66 times
Been thanked: 3 times

Re: Do you ever change energy providers?

Post by mauve »

Like Simon, we went with Mint in the end and have had no problems; currently 15% below the EDF tariff, all from renewable sources and customer service (via message, email or Facebook) is quick and helpful.

If anyone's interested, use this link for a free €10 credit for you and for me:

https://www.mint-energie.com?cp=7365695

.

User avatar
Tom
Posts: 2539
Joined: Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:30 pm
Location: 58 La Nièvre
Has thanked: 326 times
Been thanked: 657 times

Re: Do you ever change energy providers?

Post by Tom »

Can you routinely pay "Direct Energie" bills by credit card?
We do but that may be because, for some strange reason, our bank didn't want to pay monthly when DE asked them. Having cancelled our monthly payments to the previous supplier maybe the bank made a mistake. Have never pursued the matter because DE then proposed payment by Visa, which suits me fine because it gives more control.
Here’s a good rule of thumb:
Too clever is dumb.
—Ogden Nash

mauve
Posts: 25
Joined: Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:24 am
Has thanked: 66 times
Been thanked: 3 times

Re: Do you ever change energy providers?

Post by mauve »

Yes, I was asking as we had the same situation when we were still with EDF; always paid by credit card but I've no idea how I managed it.

Le Démerdeur
Posts: 8339
Joined: Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:22 pm
Location: Picardie and occasionally Sussex
Has thanked: 1367 times
Been thanked: 1171 times

Re: Do you ever change energy providers?

Post by Le Démerdeur »

Anyone tempted by the Mint offer look carefully that its like for like, when I challenged the alleged 15% saving before because they were no cheaper than direct energie and turned out they were comparing with the most expensive green tarif.

Anyone changed to direct energie recently? They save 10% but unless the EDF rate has risen I am still only getting an 8% reduction despite parraining several people, if you have gone with them in the last year how much are you paying per kw/h please?

South bound, CR is currently rambling and not contactable by E-mail or phone and he hasnt posted on the forum for several months although as a mod he probably still reads it, if he doesnt get back to you the send me a PM with your e-mail address and I will send the parrainage link to you, CR was my parraine it was for 3 accounts so a good result for him!!

Post Reply