Alternative electrical suppliers

Looking at lower cost energy suppliers and Mint Energy look good on price and renewable sourced, is anyone using them? Any other suggestions?

Yes I’m with Mint and really like them, love that they have tree planting projects, I think I have about 4 of them in my ‘forest’ now for various reasons.

If you do decide to go with them John if you use my code with both get an extra tree or 2 and a few euros off the bill - 7432368

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Another :+1: for Mint, they have been really excellent after dealing with EDF.

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It must be us…
Never had a problem with either EDF, Enedis or Orange.

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You’re not alone, Graham :smiley:

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Neither have we, you must just like adding to their bottom line profits and not planting trees :grin:

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No room for any more trees!

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ah but… in the case of alternatives to Orange, there are complaints that when things go wrong, Orange are not so quick to respond and often a blame game begins with the customer as “piggy in the middle”.
Is that also a danger with Mint?
It’s diabolical having to actually contribute to a National Company’s profits… I’m a pensioner… it should be free like breathing air and drinking water :upside_down_face:

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I’m assuming you are being sarcastic about the water. Last thing on earth water should be is “free”. Next war will be all about water. :frowning_face:

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I switched from EDF to Mint about 2 months ago.

Better rate than EDF, Mint also plant a tree or too.

Best of all, they email me weekly re my electricity consumption.

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I’ve had a few times to email them and they have always replied swiftly, a real person and been really helpful (nothing major though - just billing things / cheque energie etc.

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of course… how could you tell? :slightly_smiling_face:

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That’s interesting Nigel as we live quite close to each other. How advantageous is the price advantage and do you have a smart meter? How painful was the change over?

My Book on Normandy says that Normandy has the fewest trees of all regions of FR.

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well, this is the link for Mint Energie
What option have people gone for?

I can’t make head nor tail of the options. The site says I can save €200 a year on the “Online and Green” (based on 13K kWh) but it looks as if you need to take the Smart and Green to get the sort of info out of your smart meter that EDF offers (not that I look at it much). How much extra does Classic and 100% cost I wonder?

Normandy as a whole may have fewest trees but my garden makes up for it :smiley:

and the trees are to be plated in Tanzanie - a bit far from Normandy as a whole :wink:

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ooops… :blush:

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Yes, I was confused by that too John.
Also, I haven’t researched the billing cycle yet. EDF bill me for every 2 months usage and abonnement (which is fine for me) but one thing I don’t want is to pay a flat monthly fee with a divvie-up at the end… prefer the money in my account, not theirs :slightly_smiling_face: