Who is my energy supplier?

Find out who your gas & electricity suppliers are in a few quick steps with our handy guide.

I’m don’t know who my energy supplier is

There are all kinds of instances where you’ll need to find out who supplies your energy. For most people it’s because they’re moving into a new home – but there are plenty of other reasons too.

In house shares, it’s often left to one tenant to look after the bills. When they leave, someone else will have to take charge and they’ll need to find out what’s what.

That can be true for couples going their separate way too – one person may have been responsible for the bills but if they move out, the other may have no idea who the supplier is.

Also, if you’re a landlord moving back into a property after it’s been rented to tenants, you’ll need some help to take control of the bills again.

If any of this rings true and you’ve been asking yourself who your energy supplier is, this guide is here to help.

Who is my current energy supplier?

The first place to look is on an old energy bill – but that might not always be easy. Particularly since energy companies like us are cutting down on paper and taking everything online as we try to become more sustainable.

Who is my gas supplier?

To find out who supplies your gas, head to the Meter Point Administration Service’s online search tool. It will ask you for your address then tell you exactly who your current energy supplier for gas is. Or, you can call the meter number helpline on 0870 608 1524. If you tell them your postcode and the first line of your address, they'll tell you who your gas supplier is. The helpline costs 7p per minute and is nationwide.

Who is my electricity supplier?

To see who supplies your electricity, you first need to find out who your network operator is. You can do that with the Energy Networks Association’s online search tool.

Then contact your network operator directly to find out who your electricity supplier is.

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What’s the difference between energy suppliers and energy distributors?

We get asked this question a lot. Here’s the answer:

An energy distributor is the company responsible for transporting your gas or electricity to your home. They run the networks that all energy travels through. You can’t change your energy distributor.

Your energy supplier is the company you pay for your energy – like us! A small percentage of the fee you pay them goes back to the distributor so they can maintain the network.

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