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Gas and Electricity

Gas and Electricity Guide

Do you want to know more about MPANs (Metering Point Administration Numbers)?  Fair enough.  Energy is one of the biggest household expenses.  You will have noticed energy prices rising rapidly over the past few years.  Knowing more about gas and electricity will enable you to reduce your bill.

MPAN – Unique Metering Point Administration Number

An MPAN (Meter Point Administration Number) is a number which is unique to your property. Your MPAN is found on the electricity bill that you receive from your supplier. An MPAN is sometimes called a Supply Number or ‘S’ Number, but it should not be confused by your customer reference number.

The full MPAN is 21 digits long and should be printed on your recent electricity bill.

•    How do I get my MPAN?
•    MPAN: how to find cheaper electricity
•    MPAN: switch online and save on electricity


How do I get my MPAN?

You should be able to locate your MPAN on your electricity bill.  If you have any difficulty, contact your local electricity supplier.  If you ask for their MPAS department, they should be able to either tell you the full 21 digit MPAN or arrange to send it to you.

Click here for more info on MPAN and MPRN numbers, including our video guide.


MPAN: how to find cheaper electricity

You could cut your bill by as much as 30% by switching to the cheapest electricity deal available to you.  In minutes, you can compare ALL electricity companies with’s comparison service.  All you have to do is enter some basic details, like your postcode, and our price comparison calculator will show you the cheapest electricity companies, based on your specific circumstances.


MPAN: switch online and save on electricity

Once you’ve found the company that’s best for you, you can switch using our website.  We will ask for some personal information such as your name and address, and then pass these details securely to your chosen provider.  Your new electricity supplier will write to you to confirm your switch.

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