If you’re wondering who supplies your energy or who supplies your gas, it doesn’t matter whether you’ve been in your home for a while or whether you’ve just moved in.
We can help you answer the questions:
There are many options available to you, if you wish to find out who provides your energy. Whether you’ve recently moved house or if you’ve lived there for a while.
If you’re thinking “who supplies my gas?”, then pop over to this website and search your postcode, or call:
0870 608 1524 for the Meter Number Helpline
By calling this Helpline you will find out your MPRN number. This number will allow you to find out who supplies your gas. It is an individual number that applies only to your household and will show you your specific gas supplier.
Another way of discovering who supplies your gas is by checking a recent bill. However if you have recently arrived in a new home then you will not have one of these on hand. If this is the case then call the Helpline above and it will allow you to identify your “Meter Point Reference Number”.
If you’re thinking “who supplies my electricity?”, then you must call the number for electricity distribution in your area. These numbers are provided below:
Scotland North 0845 0262 554
Scotland South 0845 270 9101
North East England 0845 601 3268
North West England 0870 751 0093
Eastern England 0870 196 3082
Southern England 0845 0262 554
South West England 0845 601 5972
South East England 0845 601 5467
London 0845 601 5467
Yorkshire 0845 330 0889
Merseyside and North Wales 0845 270 9101
South Wales 0845 601 5972
West Midlands 0845 603 0618
East Midlands 0845 603 0618
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The quickest way to discover who provides your electricity and gas, if you’ve just moved in, is to ask the landlord or agency that is renting you the property. It may also be possible to ask the previous occupier, if you are able to contact them.
It is also likely that the tenant before you will have notified the energy company that they were moving on. If this is the case then you will be likely to receive a letter addressed to “the occupier”. From this letter it will become clear who your energy supplier is.
If you haven’t recently moved in, or if you have but you haven’t received the letter described above, then you must contact the Helplines above so that you can find out the details of the energy plan that the company has put you on.
It is common practice amongst gas and electricity providers to automatically place new occupants onto their “Standard Plans”. These plans are often more expensive than the alternatives offered by your supplier.
There are plenty of ways to achieve discounts or to save money by comparing what other plans are on offer. It is also often advisable to look outside of your current energy provider to see what deals other companies are offering. You can do this by using our quick, free and impartial price comparison service.
Once you’ve worked out which energy plan you’ve been placed on, you will be able to work out how much this deal will be costing you. The deal that you have automatically been placed on is unlikely to be the most competitive rate that is available to you.
The best way to go about deciding which gas and electricity plan you’d like to be placed on is to use a price comparison service. By using our free and impartial price comparison service you will have access to exclusive deals that are only available through our website.
Switching energy provider is easy and does not need to take more than ten minutes. There will be no disruption to your gas or electricity supply, should you decide to switch.
Once you have used the above techniques to find out who your energy supplier is and which rate you are currently paying, you can start to think about the cheaper gas and electricity deals that may be available to you.
To do this simply use our free and impartial price comparison service. All you need to do is provide us with a few details about your location and energy consumption , then we’ll take care of the rest.
The best way to find out about your energy consumption is to read your annual energy statement. If this is not available to you then you will also find a record of your monthly gas and electricity use on your most recent bill. If this not accessible at the current time, then we can work out a rough estimate by asking you a few details about the size of your home and the number of people you live with.
Our comparison service works by showing you the best deals offered by all the major suppliers of gas and electricity in the UK. We use your location to ensure that all the deals that we display in our search results are relevant to you. We will also provide you with the customer satisfaction details of all the providers, so you know which has the best record of looking after their customers.
By switching your gas and electricity provider through our website you can save yourself a lot of time and money. The process itself does not need to take more than 10 minutes and you’re provider will be changed within 17 days of this confirmation.
We will contact both your old and new supplier and let them know of your decision to change. All that we advise you to do is to take a final meter reading, once you’ve confirmed the change. This will ensure that you don’t get overcharged on your last bill from your old supplier.