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Energy Q&A: Which energy company supplies my energy?

Not sure who your energy supplier is? Don't worry, read on to find out everything you need to know about identifying your provider

Plenty of people aren’t sure who their energy supplier is. You might have moved house and not yet received a bill, or simply have no idea who supplies your home.

With so many bills being sent out digitally, it’s easy to overlook them and forget which energy supplier provides your gas and electricity.

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So how can you find out? Well the easiest way is to check your latest energy bill. Your energy supplier will be clearly marked on it, as well as the name of your energy tariff.

If you can’t get hold of a bill, the simplest way to find out which energy provider supplies your gas is to give the Meter Number Helpline a ring on 0870 608 1524. (Please note that calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.)

For your electricity supplier, call your regional electricity distribution number. The number differs based on where you live, see below for a full list:

If your region is... this number to find your supplier
North Scotland 0800 300 999
Central and South Scotland 0800 092 9290 / 0330 1010 222 for mobiles
North East England 0800 668 877
North West England 0800 195 4141
Eastern England 0800 783 8838 / 0333 202 2021 for mobiles
Southern England 0800 072 7282
South West England, South Wales, West & East Midlands 0800 6783 105
South East England 0800 783 8866 / 0333 202 2023 for mobiles
London 0800 028 0247 / 0333 202 2022 for mobiles
Yorkshire 0800 375 675
Merseyside, Cheschire, North Shropshire & North Wales 0800 001 5400 / 0330 1010 400 for mobiles

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