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How to Switch Energy Suppliers in France

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Switch energy providers

Looking to switch energy providers and save on your bills? Change energy provider in France at any time, for free! Yes,it really is that simple to get a better deal for electricity and gas in your home, and save on your energy bills. Learn how to make the switch of provider in just a few easy steps.

  • The Basics
  • Switching providers can save you several hundred euros per year on energy bills.
  • Your electricity supply will remain uninterrupted : Your meter stays the same, service quality is unaffected, and you can return to regulated tariffs at any time with no penalty
  • Switching provider is as simple as a phone call! No extensive paperwork: all it takes to switch providers is a simple phone call. The new provider will terminate your previous contract with your former provider on your behalf
  • No cancellation penalty nor activation fees can be charged. It's the law!

The Freedom to Choose Your Energy Provider in France

Change supplier: A simple and risk-free process

  • Switching suppliers does not affect your electric or gas meter, nor does it affect the quality of your service.
  • The energy provided remains exactly the same, regardless of the chosen provider. Every provider is connected to the same distribution grid and electrons do not discriminate!
Enedis & GRDF logos

ERDF (now Enedis) & GRDF deliver your energy, but you must contact an energy supplier to start energy service in France

Two independent distribution grid operators (Enedis for electricity and GRDF for gas) deliver power and gas to residential consumers. Enedis (formerly ERDF) and GRDF's technicians are responsible for meter readings, new service installation (for example in a newly built home, service activation and deactivation, and distribution network maintenance.

While there is only one distribution grid operator per energy source, in France you have a choice of energy supplier. Switching suppliers is easy - you don't have to take any steps to terminate your previous energy contract (your new provider does it directly), and the process is overseen by the National Mediator for Energy, which ensures that no-double billing problems occur.

Change energy provider in France at any time for free

Switching energy provider

You can switch providers at any time. Unlike internet and phone providers, energy providers in France are not allowed to impose commitment periods to their customers. This applies to all customers (residential or business) with a power capacity between 3 and 36 kVA. This means that consumers can go back to the regulated tariffs at any time or switch suppliers without penalty.

How to choose the right offer to save on your energy bills?

You have two main choices for your electricity or gas supply:

  1. Regulated tariffs for electricity and gas: sold by the historical providers (EDF and Engie). Their prices are controlled by public authorities.
  2. Competitive pricing offers, which are offered by both the historic providers and by newer suppliers. By choosing one of these offers, you can save on your energy bill.

The cheapest electricity offers in june of 2024

Here are the 10 cheapest electricity offers in june of 2024

⚡ Which electricity provider is the cheapest in base option ?
Electricity provider Electricity offer Yearly price incl. VAT Savings vs regulated tariff* Subscription price (€/yr) kWh price
OHM Énergie
GIGA ECO
🏷️ Indexed rates!
3.9/5

Estimated cost
1956 €
You save
586 €
166.85 € 0.1883 €
Mint Énergie
ONLINE & GREEN
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
3.7/5

Estimated cost
1957 €
You save
585 €
168.24 € 0.1883 €
La Bellenergie
PRUDENCE
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
4/5

Estimated cost
1978 €
You save
564 €
150.39 € 0.1924 €
Alterna
ÉLECTRICITÉ VERTE 100% FRANÇAISE
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
2.6/5

Estimated cost
1996 €
You save
545 €
165.58 € 0.1927 €
Ekwateur
ELECTRICITÉ 100% VERTE PRIX FIXE
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
2.6/5

Estimated cost
2008 €
You save
533 €
197.99 € 0.1906 €
Energie d'ici
ENERGIE BLEUE
✔️ Renewable energy!
3/5

Estimated cost
2028 €
You save
514 €
154.44 € 0.1972 €
Octopus Energy
ECO-CONSO FIXE
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
4.3/5

Estimated cost
2070 €
You save
471 €
152.54 € 0.2018 €
Alpiq
OFFRE ÉLECTRICITÉ STABLE
🔐 Fixed rates!
3.5/5

Estimated cost
2091 €
You save
450 €
152.54 € 0.2041 €
EDF
ZEN FIXE
🔐 Fixed rates!
1.8/5

Estimated cost
2103 €
You save
439 €
151.2 € 0.2054 €
TotalEnergies
Contacter
OFFRE VERTE FIXE ÉLECTRICITÉ
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
3.3/5

Estimated cost
2111 €
You save
430 €
150.64 € 0.2064 €

*Tariffs updated on 19/06/2024. Cost calculated for a yearly consumption of 9500 kWh in base option (6 kVA)

The cheapest gas offers in june of 2024

⚡ Which gas provider is the cheapest ?
Gas provider Gas offer Yearly price incl. VAT Savings vs regulated tariff* Subscription price (€/yr) kWh price
EDF
AVANTAGE GAZ OPTIMISÉ
🏷️ Indexed rates!
1.8/5

Estimated cost
90 €
You save
13 €
90.36 € 0.1128 €
Sowee
GAZ PRIX FIXE 3 ANS
🔐 Fixed rates!
1.7/5

Estimated cost
102 €
You save
1 €
102.46 € 0.1234 €
TotalEnergies
Contacter
OFFRE VERTE FIXE GAZ
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
3.3/5

Estimated cost
103 €
ct_same_as_trv reference price fixed by CRE 102.94 € 0.136 €
OHM Énergie
CLASSIQUE GAZ
✔️ Renewable energy!
3.9/5

Estimated cost
103 €
ct_same_as_trv reference price fixed by CRE 102.96 € 0.151 €
Mint Énergie
BIOGAZ CLASSIC
✔️ Renewable energy!
🏷️ Indexed rates!
3.7/5

Estimated cost
103 €
ct_same_as_trv reference price fixed by CRE 102.94 € 0.1126 €
CRE
PRIX REPÈRE MOYEN DE VENTE DE GAZ
Estimated cost
103 €
Tarif de référence 102.96 € 0.1126 €
Gaz de Bordeaux
GAZ RÉF
🏷️ Indexed rates!
3.3/5

Estimated cost
103 €
ct_same_as_trv reference price fixed by CRE 102.6 € 0.1123 €
Wekiwi
WEKIWEB GAZ PRIX FIXE
🔐 Fixed rates!
1.5/5

Estimated cost
104 €
Your extra cost is
2 €
104.46 € 0.1762 €
Alterna
GAZ ZEN 1 AN
🔐 Fixed rates!
2.6/5

Estimated cost
107 €
Your extra cost is
4 €
106.68 € 0.1364 €
Engie
GAZ ADAPT 1 AN
🏷️ Indexed rates!
3.2/5

Estimated cost
109 €
Your extra cost is
6 €
109.19 € 0.1288 €
Happ-e
HAPP-E OFFRE GAZ
🏷️ Indexed rates!
2.3/5

Estimated cost
113 €
Your extra cost is
10 €
112.79 € 0.1114 €
Dyneff
MON CONTRAT SEREIN VERT
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
3.5/5

Estimated cost
124 €
Your extra cost is
21 €
123.95 € 0.1563 €
Eni
STABILITÉ GAZ
🔐 Fixed rates!
1.7/5

Estimated cost
126 €
Your extra cost is
23 €
126.36 € 0.1003 €
Ekwateur
GAZ NATUREL 100% BIOGAZ VARIABLE
✔️ Renewable energy!
🏷️ Indexed rates!
2.6/5

Estimated cost
137 €
Your extra cost is
34 €
136.61 € 0.138 €
Vattenfall
GAZ ECO PLUS
🏷️ Indexed rates!
3.1/5

Estimated cost
140 €
Your extra cost is
37 €
140.25 € 0.1125 €
ilek
MON PRODUCTEUR FRANÇAIS DE GAZ VERT
✔️ Renewable energy!
🏷️ Indexed rates!
3.6/5

Estimated cost
172 €
Your extra cost is
69 €
171.68 € 0.1305 €

*Tariffs updated on 19/06/2024. Cost calculated for a yearly consumption de unique kWh (gas consumption class B2i)

How to protect yourself against an increase in electricity or gas prices ?

Aside from regulated tariff and competitive pricing offers, in the market here are also variable price and fixed price options. Variable-price offers follow changes in the regulated electricity or gas tariff. These offers will therefore automatically increase by the same percentage, regardless of suppler. For example, with the regulated tariff for gas increasing by 12.6% on 1st October 2021, the variable-price offers pinned to this index will be impacted by the equivalent percentage, on average.

In contrast, Fixed-price offers have a gas price which is blocked upon subscription and which is maintained throughout the duration of the contract. This period generally varies between 1 and 4 years. Individuals who have subscribed to this offer are therefore not subject to this new increase, which makes a fixed-price offer an interesting solution to protect against future increases.

Here are the 6 fixed-price electricity offers in the market in june of 2024

⚡ Which fixed electricity provider is the cheapest in base option ?
Fixed electricity provider Fixed electricity offer Yearly price incl. VAT Savings vs regulated tariff* Subscription price (€/yr) kWh price
Mint Énergie
ONLINE & GREEN
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
3.7/5

Estimated cost
1957 €
You save
585 €
168.24 € 0.1883 €
La Bellenergie
PRUDENCE
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
4/5

Estimated cost
1978 €
You save
564 €
150.39 € 0.1924 €
Alterna
ÉLECTRICITÉ VERTE 100% FRANÇAISE
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
2.6/5

Estimated cost
1996 €
You save
545 €
165.58 € 0.1927 €
Ekwateur
ELECTRICITÉ 100% VERTE PRIX FIXE
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
2.6/5

Estimated cost
2008 €
You save
533 €
197.99 € 0.1906 €
Octopus Energy
ECO-CONSO FIXE
✔️ Renewable energy!
🔐 Fixed rates!
4.3/5

Estimated cost
2070 €
You save
471 €
152.54 € 0.2018 €
Alpiq
OFFRE ÉLECTRICITÉ STABLE
🔐 Fixed rates!
3.5/5

Estimated cost
2091 €
You save
450 €
152.54 € 0.2041 €

*Tariffs updated on 19/06/2024. Cost calculated for a yearly consumption of 9500 kWh in base option (6 kVA)

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Green electricity providers

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Reasons to change power suppliers

There are plenty of reasons to compare energy supply options in France:

  1. Save on electricity and gas prices: some providers are cheaper offering fixed prices, while others offer indexed prices that follow the evolution of regulated tariffs. Either option can save you money on your energy bills
  2. Improved customer service quality: customer focus can be an important element of your decision. For instance, you may prefere a service provider with English-speaking customer service, or an online only offer which gives you a discount for opting-in to manage your account solely online via your client space.
  3. Support renewable energy: most providers offer green energy, often at highly competitive prices.

How to Switch Providers

Here are a few guidelines for an easy energy switch:

  1. Do not terminate your previous subscription before signing up for a new one. The new provider will do it for you directly, which will enable you to avoid unnecessary activation fees.
  2. Have a previous invoice on hand so you can compare how much you currently pay against alternative offers

All you will need to switch suppliers is:

  • Your complete address details (including your floor, apartment number, etc.).
  • Your meter number ID (PDL for power and PCE for gas).
  • A recent meter reading.

That's it! You can call your chosen supplier directly, or contact one of our English-speaking advisers on 09 87 67 37 93 or ask for a free callback for advice about the best offer for your energy use.

Glossary of Electricity-Related Terms
French Term

English Definition

What it's For
Tarif réglementé (may also be referred to as the "tarif bleu"Regulated rateRegulated rate option offered by EDF (electricity) or Engie (gas - formerly GDF Suez). Regulated rates are set by French authorities
Prix de l'abonnementMonthly chargeFixed monthly charge to cover administrative/billing costs
Puissance du compteurMeter power capacityDetermines how much power capacity you have delivered to your home, which affects the rate you pay for electricity