Can I change my meter?
If you move to a property and inherit a prepayment meter, it’s important to contact your energy company and ensure that they have your details. You should then be able to change your meter for a regular one if you want to – though they may run a credit check as part of the direct debit process, so it’s something to bear in mind.
If you had past issues with energy bills but those are now behind you, you may be able to get your prepaid meter changed too. The supplier may insist that your account is debt free and you’re very likely to also have a credit check.
Be sure to ask if your energy company will charge you for the change. Some do and some don’t, so it might be worth shopping around if they want to charge you something for the swap.
If you’re on a prepaid meter, you might still save money by switching energy supplier. Our service allows you to search only prepaid energy deals so you’ll find out what you could save by changing suppliers.
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