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Who do I contact to upgrade the main fuse 'service head'?
we are having a new kitchen fitted with lots of high tec appliances.I have been told by my electrician that because the new hob draws power of 48 amps we need to have our service head upgraded and the tails also need upgrading.He told me to contact my energy supplier to arrange this but I’m having trouble getting through.Who do I contact to sort this service head out for me if I can't speak to OVo?Appreciate any adviceLori
I've had smart meters installed but want to replace my storage heaters with Dimplex Quantum.... any advice?
Hi ,I've had a liberty 110 smart meter installed and I'm thinking of replacing old storage heaters with dimplex quantum The meter has a 5th terminal for storage heaters ,but is this a 24/7 power supply running alongside economy 7 ? Any help would be appreciated
My transition from a Petrol car to an Electric Vehicle (EV)
Updated on 24/05/22 by Jess_OVO We’re big supporters of Electric Vehicles (EVs) here at OVO.If you’re thinking about making the leap to a greener form of transport why not check out the advice from our active EV community members here. Not sure about making a full-on purchase yet - OVO also have a partnership with Vanarama offering EV leasing - find out more here.Already made the EV upgrade and looking for an EV energy plan - Check out our latest EV offering - OVO Drive. I was like a lot of people with 100's of questions such as "What is the range like? How long does it take to charge?" But from spending £150 a month on fuel for my Fiesta I thought to myself I will risk it for a biscuit on the range so fast forward to April 2017 I purchased my first EV which was a 2014 Nissan Leaf Acenta. After owning the vehicle for a few months with people saying it was the worst mistake I could have made. How was I meant to drive up to the West Midlands to see relatives if it could only realis
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