Avro Energy customers: Your questions on new supplier Octopus Energy


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We have appointed Octopus Energy to take on the 580,000 domestic customers of Avro Energy, which is ceasing to trade.

This appointment will take effect on 26 September 2021.

This guide will answer some of your questions on what happens now.

Your supply 


Your contract 


Switching supplier 


Accounts in debt or credit 






Payments through direct debit 



Smart meters 


Government and social schemes


Complaints and contacts 



Octopus Energy will contact Avro Energy customers with more information about their contract, tariff and any credit owed to you. If your question isn't answered here, you should contact the Octopus Energy customer contact team. 



Avro Energy’s administrators 

Administrators: Alvarez & Marsal Europe LLP

Address: Alvarez & Marsal Europe LLP, Suite 3 Regency House, 91 Western Road, Brighton, BN1 2NW.

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7715 5200

Email: INS-AVROEL@alvarezandmarsal.com

Further help and advice  

If your question isn’t answered here and you have concerns about your energy supply, problems or complaints, you can contact: 

Citizens Advice if you are based in England and Wales. 

Advice Direct Scotland if you are based in Scotland. 

Ofgem's role 

You can read more about our powers to protect consumers when suppliers go out of business in our online guide.