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How do I find out who my energy supplier is?

Moved home recently? Moved in to a new rental? Are you a first time buyer and bought a new home and don't know who your supplier is? Or simply lost track of your gas and electricity supplier paperwork? Your local network operator (the company responsible for supplying gas and electricity to your home, but not for your bills) will be able to tell you.

 

How to find your electricity supplier

The UK electricity network is split into regions and each region has a local distributor that has a record of who supplies electricity to every home in the UK and in their regional area.

The UK electricity network regions map

Source: Energy Networks Association

Contact the electricity distributor for your area and ask for their meter point administration service.

 

How to find your gas supplier 

 

To find out who your gas supplier is, it's best to call the meter point administration service line on 0870 608 1524. Simply tell them your postcode and the first line of your address and they'll tell you who supplies gas to your property and also provide you with your MPRN (Meter Point Reference Number).

 

How to change my electricity or gas supplier?

 

When you know who your electricity and / or gas supplier is, you can decide whether it's best to switch energy supplier to a new one. It's simple to change your electricity and gas provider. Just get a quote, decide if you want to go ahead and the new supplier does the rest for you! A new energy plan can save you a lot of money!

 

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