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Total Energies (ex-Total Direct Energie)
Offers, Tariffs and Contacts

Total Energies is the new name of Total Direct Energie, the leading alternative energy supplier in France. It has exceeded the 5 million customer mark and is multiplying the rewards for the quality of its customer service.

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Formed in 2019 following the fusion of Direct Energie and Total Spring, Total Energies (ex-Total Direct Energie) is the largest alternative supplier in France, with already over 4 million customers. Offering both electricity and gas for residential and business customers, Total Direct Energie is the main competitor for historical suppliers EDF and Engie (GDF Suez). In addition, the Total Direct Energie tariff is one of the lowest on the market, promising large savings on your energy bill.


Total Direct Energie in 2021 In April 2021, the Total group announced that it had reached a historic milestone for Total Direct Energie with 5 million customers in France (professionals and individuals). It aims for a 15% market share by 2025, compared to 10% today.

About Total Direct Energie

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Total Direct Energie was formed in 2019 when the energy providers Total Spring and Direct Energie came together following their fusion. The company sells gas and electricity contracts to businesses and residential customers alike. Today, Total Direct Energie customers benefit from the expertise of two major players in the energy sector in France, and their fusion has made this new energy provider the largest alternative energy supplier in France.

Somewhat like Free Mobile in the French telecommunications market, Total Direct Energie has positioned itself based on its ability to offer some of the lowest energy prices on the French market. Low overhead costs and strategic procurement procedures have enabled it to guarantee prices that are lower than the regulated tariffs (Tarif Bleu).

Total Direct Energie's energy supply comes from a combination of its own generation production as well as procurement on the wholesale market. The company operates natural gas-fired power plants, as well as several hydroelectric generation facilities.

What happens for former Direct Energie clients?The creation of Total Direct Energie has no impact on the offers, tariffs and T&Cs for ex-Direct Energie customers. You don't have to do or change anything to your contract.

Total Direct Energie Offers

As is the case for all energy plans in France, Total Direct Energie's offers are sans engagement, meaning that customers can leave at any time without penalty.

Total Direct Energie's offers are pegged to the regulated tariffs, offering guaranteed savings.

The Total Direct Energie Plans (as of May 2021)
Offers Electricity Gas Electricity + Gas Find Out More
Directe
Classique
Offre Classique
5% discount compared to EDF pre-tax regulated tariffs (TRV)
Offre Classique
5% discount compared to Engie/GDF Suez pre-tax regulated tariffs (TRV)/a>
Offre Classique
5% discount on the TRV
5% discount on the TRV

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Offre verte
Verte
Offre verte
Electricity sourced 100% from renewable power generation
2% reduction off of the TRV
Offre verte
2% reduction off the TRV
Offre verte
Electricity sourced 100% from renewable power generation
2% reduction off the TRV
2% off the TRV
Online
100% en ligne
Offre online
10% reduction off of the TRV
Offre online
10% off the TRV
Offre online
10% reduction off the TRV

The Total Direct Energie Tariffs

Below is the detail of all the different tariffs for the provider's offers, for all meter powers and for both Base and Heures pleines / heures creuses options.

Tariffs for the Total Direct Energie Online Offer

The Online offer gives you the biggest reduction of all the Total Direct Energie offers. Here is how much you will be paying for this plan, for electricity and gas.

Tariffs for the Total Direct Energie Online Electricity Offer (with tax) - May 2021
Power Base tariff Peak / Off-peak tariff
Yearly Subscription Price per kWh Yearly Subscription Price per kWh
Peak hours Off-peak hours
3 kVA €102.41 €0.1463 - - -
6 kVA €127.16 €0.1463 €136.57 €0.1707 €0.1257
9 kVA €152.05 €0.1507 €171.30 €0.1707 €0.1257
12 kVA €176.68 €0.1507 €202.52 €0.1707 €0.1257
15 kVA €200.80 €0.1507 €231.84 €0.1707 €0.1257
18 kVA €225.31 €0.1507 €258.76 €0.1707 €0.1257
24 kVA €279.00 €0.1507 €301.91 €0.1707 €0.1257
30 kVA €335.10 €0.1507 €353.46 €0.1707 €0.1257
36 kVA €376.39 €0.1507 €400 €0.1707 €0.1257

As for gas, the prices are as follows:

Price for natural gas with Total Direct Energie Online Offer (with tax) - April 2021
Annual Consumption Annual Subscription Price per kWh
Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6
0 - 1000 kWh 101.53€ 0.0728€ 0.0728€ 0.0728€ 0.0728€ 0.0728€ 0.0728€
1001 - 6000 kWh 101.53€ 0.0728€ 0.0728€ 0.0728€ 0.0728€ 0.0728€ 0.0728€
6001 - 30000 kWh 248.39€ 0.0505€ 0.0512€ 0.0518€ 0.0524€ 0.0531€ 0.0537€
30001 - 300000 kWh 248.39€ 0.0505€ 0.0512€ 0.0518€ 0.0524€ 0.0531€ 0.0537€

Tariffs for the Total Direct Energie Classic Offer

The Classic offer guarantees you a discount compared to the regulated tariffs and comes with Customer service by phone. You also get a yearly appointment with an Energy expert, who will give you a summary of your annual consumption and share tips on how you can reduce your consumption to make savings.

Here is how much you will be paying for this offer, for electricity and gas.

Power Tariffs - Base option Tariffs - Peak/Off-peak option
Annual Subscription Price per kWh Annual Subscription Price per kWh - Peak Price per kWh - Off-peak
3 kVA 102.41€ 0.1522€ - - -
6 kVA 127.16€ 0.1522€ 138.57€ 0.1780€ 0.1305
9 kVA 150.05€ 0.1568€ 171.30€ 0.1780€ 0.1305€
12 kVA 176.68€ 0.1568€ 202.52€ 0.1780€ 0.1305€
15 kVA 200.80€ 0.1568€ 231.84€ 0.1780€ 0.1305€
18 kVA 225.31€ 0.1568€ 258.76€ 0.1780€ 0.1305€
24 kVA 279.00€ 0.1568€ 302.68€ 0.1780€ 0.1305€
28 kVA 309.24€ 0.1568€ 326.33€ 0.1780€ 0.1305€
36 kVA 376.39€ 0.1568€ 400.82€ 0.1780€ 0.1305€

As for gas tariffs, the Total Direct Energie classic offer gas prices are as follows:

Total Direct Energie - Natural Gas Classic Offer (with tax) - May 2021
Annual consumption Annual subscription Price per kWh
Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6
0 - 1000 kWh 101.53€ 0.0762€ 0.0762€ 0.0762€ 0.0762€ 0.0762€ 0.0762€
1001 - 6000 kWh 101.53€ 0.0762€ 0.0762€ 0.0762€ 0.0762€ 0.0762€ 0.0762€
6001 - 30000 kWh 248.39€ 0.0527€ 0.0534€ 0.0541€ 0.0548€ 0.0555€ 0.0561€
30001 - 300000 kWh 248.39€ 0.0527€ 0.0534€ 0.0541€ 0.0548€ 0.0555€ 0.0561€

Tariffs for the Total Direct Energie Green Offer

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Total Direct Energie offers green electricity via a certification of origin system ("Garanties d'Origine"). How this works is that the company buys electricity on the energy market, and simultaneously will invest in equivalent warranties of origin which are delivered to green producers.

Total Direct Energie guarantees that all the certifications it purchases are of French origin and from hydroelectric, wind, and biomass sources. By doing so, the supplier is, as other green energy providers in France, striving to encourage and finance a more renewable energy consumption in the country.

Total Direct Energie offers its clients a fixed tariff for its green electricity, along with comprehensive customer service.

Here is how much you will be paying for this offer, for electricity and gas.

Tariffs for the Total Direct Energie Green Electricity Offer (with tax) - May 2021
Power Tariffs - Base Tariffs - Peak/Off-peak
Annual Subscription Price per kWh Annual Subscription Price per kWh - Peak Price per kWh - Off-peak
3 kVA 102.41€ 0.1582€ - - -
6 kVA 127.16€ 0.1582€ 138.57€ 0.1853€ 0.1353€
9 kVA 152.05€ 0.1630€ 171.03€ 0.1853€ 0.1353€
12 kVA 176.68€ 0.1630€ 202.52€ 0.1853€ 0.1353€
15 kVA 200.80€ 0.1630€ 231.84€ 0.1853€ 0.1353€
18 kVA 225.31€ 0.1630€ 258.76€ 0.1853€ 0.1353€
24 kVA 249.00€ 0.1630€ 302.68€ 0.1853€ 0.1353€
30 kVA 335.10€ 0.1630€ 353.46€ 0.1853€ 0.1353€
36 kVA 376.39€ 0.1630€ 400.82€ 0.1853€ 0.1353€

And for gas:

Total Direct Energy Green Gas Offer (with tax) - May 2021
Annual Consumption Annual Subscription Price per kWh
Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6
0 - 1000 kWh 101.53€ 0.0797€ 0.0797€ 0.0797€ 0.0797€ 0.0797€ 0.0797€
1001 - 6000 kWh 101.53€ 0.0797€ 0.0797€ 0.0797€ 0.0797€ 0.0797€ 0.0797€
6001 - 30000 kWh 248.39€ 0.0550€ 0.0557€ 0.0565€ 0.0572€ 0.0579€ 0.0586€
30001 - 300000 kWh 248.39€ 0.0550€ 0.0557€ 0.0565€ 0.0572€ 0.0579€ 0.0586€

Subscribe to a Total Direct Energie Offer

Think these offers could be right for you? If you want to start a Total Direct Energie contract, here is how to proceed.

Switching to Total Direct Energie

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Switching energy providers is a very simple and quick process in France. It doesn't require you to inform your current provider, Total Direct Energie will take care of this for you. Your access to energy won't be interrupted or cut during the change, and there is no need to change your meter either. As is the law in france, the process to change energy providers is entirely free.

To subscribe with Total Direct Energie, you can simply call Selectra's English-Speaking advisers at 09 87 67 37 93 directly, or ask for a free callback. An agent will help you and guide you through the process.

To make the change quick and efficient, make sure you gather the following documents before making the call:

  • The latest bill from your former provider;
  • A recent meter reading;
  • Your billing details if you wish to opt for direct debit for your future bills with Total Direct Energie.

Total Direct Energie does not have an English-speaking helplineIt is important to note that Total Direct Energie will not be able to provide you with assistance in English once you become their client. Keep this in mind if you don't feel comfortable with speaking French yet!

Open a Total Direct Energie contract when moving home

The process to subscribing to a Total Direct Energie offer is a little different if you are moving home in France, and account opening fees to put the meter in your name will apply (this fee is the same regardless of which energy company you choose to set up and energy account with).

Once the subscription is finalised you may also require a technician appointment from Enedis / GRDF to come by your home to activate your meter (if your property does not posses a connected Linky smart meter). Total Direct Energie will serve as the intermediary between you and the relevant network company in order to set up an appointment.

Below are the set prices for this intervention, which are regulated and are the same regardless of the supplier you subscribe to.

Meter opening fees (as of August 2020)
  Electricity (Enedis) Natural gas (GRDF)
With or without an energy supply cut Standard: witin 5 days €16.79 (with tax) €19.39 (with tax)
Express: within 24 to 48 hours €55.07 (with tax) €62.24 (with tax)
Urgent: the same day €52.97 € to 132.40 €(with tax) €149.35 (with tax)
Smart meters Within 24-48 working hours €16.79 (with tax) -
First time opening a meter after connecting it to an energy supply Under 10 days (electricity)/ within 5 days (gas) €50.10 (with tax) €19.39 (with tax)

The Total Direct Energie Customer Service

Here are all the Total Direct Energie contact channels to get in touch with the provider:

Contact Total Direct Energie by telephone

Total Direct Energie has developed a strong reputation for good customer service, with Direct Energie having won "Service Client de l'année" (Customer Service of the Year) for eight consecutive years. Find out how to contact the provider below.

New Customers

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New customers wanting to subscribe to Total Direct Energie can call 09 87 67 37 93 or get a free callback for the Selectra English speaking customer service.

Existing Customers

Existing customers can call 09 70 80 69 69 to reach Total Direct Energie customer service, available Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 7 pm.

Contact the Total Direct Energie Headquarters

The phone number for Total Direct Energie headquarters is 01 55 48 05 80. The address is:

Total Direct Energie S.A
2 bis, rue Louis Armand
75015 PARIS

You can also check out this more extensive article about all the ways to contact the Total Direct Energie customer service.