Who is my current energy supplier?
Not sure how to find out who your current energy supplier is? With a large number of energy suppliers in the market, you can be forgiven for being confused. You also may have moved recently, which means that you don’t have any billing history with your new supplier.
Unsure who your current supplier is? Never fear, there are a number of ways that you can find out which energy supplier you’re with. This article will explain all you need to know about how to find out which company supplies your energy.
Who is my electricity supplier? Who is my gas supplier?
Read on to find out…
Who is my electricity supplier?
Here’s how to find your electricity supplier:
- Check for the supplier name on your electricity bill
If you can’t find an electricity bill, here’s another way to find out who supplies your electricity…
- Call your regional electricity distribution number (choose your relevant area number from the list below):
|Region||Electricity distribution number|
|North Scotland||0800 048 3515|
|Central and South Scotland||0330 1010 300|
|North East England and Yorkshire||0800 011 3332|
|North West England||0800 195 4141|
|Southern England||0800 048 3516|
|South West England, South Wales, West & East Midlands||0800 096 3080|
|London, South East & Eastern England||0800 029 4285|
|Merseyside, Cheshire, North Shropshire & North Wales||0330 1010 300|
Who is my gas supplier?
Here’s how to find your gas supplier:
- Check for the supplier name on your gas bill
If you can’t find a gas bill, here’s how you can find out who supplies your gas:
- Ring the Meter Number Helpline a ring on 0870 608 1524
- Or find out who your gas supplier is online
How do I find my Meter Point Reference Number (MPRN)?
The Meter Number Helpline and the online service can also help you find your Meter Point Reference Number (MPRN). The MPRN is your unique identifier for your gas supply, telling your energy supplier where your meter is located.
How much does it cost to call to find out who my electricity supplier is?
The cost of the call depends on:
- The digit the phone number starts with
- Your phone provider
- Whether you use a landline or mobile (mobile users can call 0800 and 0808 numbers for free)
I’ve just moved – who is my current energy supplier?
If you’ve just moved home or business premises, you’ll have a new energy supplier at the new property.
To find out who the current energy supplier is, you can ask the previous tenants, confirm with the landlord or use one of the methods mentioned above.
If the previous tenant has notified the energy company about the move, you will likely receive a letter from the energy supplier addressed to “the occupier”. This letter will also clarify who your new energy supplier is.
Can I switch energy suppliers?
Moving premises can present a good opportunity for you to switch suppliers and move on to a cheaper energy deal.
Once you know who your current energy supplier is, you should contact the company’s helpline to find out which energy plan you are currently on. When you move to a new property energy, suppliers may automatically put you on a Standard Plan, the supplier’s default plan, which is often the most expensive.
Considering switching energy suppliers?
Once you know who your current energy supplier is, the next step is to find out whether it would be worth your while switching suppliers and moving on to a cheaper energy deal.
Find out more about switching energy suppliers.
Who is my electricity supplier?
Find out by calling the relevant number below: