It’s easy to change your gas, electricity supplier with The Big British Switch
Simply sign up to join our next collective switch with your email address and postcode and we will actively negotiate a better deal for you in your area. When we have successfully negotiated the best deal for you we will let you know. To see how good the deal is in your area all you have to do is complete the following steps.
- Enter your Email Address & Postcode.
- Tell us how much energy you use, and who supplies it.
- We’ll show you the best energy deals for you and the exclusive negotiated energy tariff on behalf of The Big British Switch.
- Choose the energy tariff that suits you and complete your switching application.
Once you have completed your switch just sit back and relax. We will take care of the rest so all you have to do is settle your final bill with your current supplier and worry about what to do with your savings amount this year.
Where do I find all of the necessary information needed to switch my energy supplier?
All of the information that you need to compare and switch your energy supplier is displayed on a copy of your latest energy bill or can be found by calling your current energy provider directly.
In order to generate a basic energy quote and complete your energy switch you need to know who your current energy supplier is and whether or not you have a Standard or an Economy 7 Meter Type in your property.
In order to give you the most accurate savings figures possible you will need to also know
- Your Tariff Name with your current supplier
- Your Energy Consumption in £’s or Kwh
In order to complete your energy switch efficiently it may also be worth knowing your full 21 digit MPAN number which begins with 01 or 02 and your MPRN number in the case that your meters cannot be found upon the national database.
Frequently Asked Questions About Energy Switching
We appreciate that switching your energy provider can raise several questions throughout the process, many of them can be answered at the click of a button. Therefore we have compiled a list of common questions asked to our customer services team.
Why Should I Switch My Energy Supplier?
I have a Prepayment Meter, can I switch?
I want a 100% Renewable energy tariff, can I switch?
How long will it take for my energy supply to switch over after I complete my Switching Application?
Do I Need To Contact My Energy Supplier Should I Decide To Switch?
Can I Cancel My Switch If I Change My Mind?
What is My MPAN Number?
Your MPAN should be printed on your recent electricity bill. Do not confuse your MPAN number with your electricity supplier account number or the meter serial number printed on your electricity meter. The format of a MPAN is standard and will normally be shown on your bill using a large ‘S’ and a grid of numbers. Your MPAN number is 21 digits long and should be printed in the format below on a recent electricity bill.
What is My MPRN Number?
Your MPRN should be printed on your recent gas bill. Do not confuse your MPRN number with your gas supplier account number or the meter serial number printed on your gas meter. The format of a MPRN is standard. It is between 6-10 numerical digits long and should be in a similar format to the one below.
I am Interested in Switching my energy supplier and I have a feed-in tariff (FiT)- Can I still switch?
Your feed-in tariff is a separate contract to the energy switch you may wish to undertake. When you switch energy suppliers the feed-in tariff will stay with the supplier it is currently with.
If I switch, will my meter change and will there be any interruption to my gas and electricity supply?
I Am Renting My Home. Can I Switch Energy Supplier?
I own a small business; will I be able to switch to this deal?
What happens when my deal runs out?
I registered for the wrong deal, how can I see another type of energy tariff?
None of my questions were answered on this page
If you have questions that are not listed in the above FAQ’s about our current Collective Switch Deals or about the Energy Switching Process then please contact us by telephone on 0203 034 0301 between 9:00AM and 17:00PM or via email to our customer support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternitavly you can use our Contact Form and a member of our team will aim to respond back to your request within 24 hours.