Your browser isn't supported
It looks like you're using an old web browser. To get the most out of the site and to ensure guides display correctly, we suggest upgrading your browser now. Download the latest:

Welcome to the MSE Forums

We're home to a fantastic community of MoneySavers but anyone can post. Please exercise caution & report spam, illegal, offensive or libellous posts/messages: click "report" or email forumteam@.

    • Youcancallmejane
    • By Youcancallmejane 7th Jan 18, 10:32 PM
    • 6Posts
    • 4Thanks
    Changing supplier.
    • #1
    • 7th Jan 18, 10:32 PM
    Changing supplier. 7th Jan 18 at 10:32 PM
    Could someone give me advice please we are with Scottish power and have a smart metre fitted
    can I change supplier even though SP fitted this metre.
Page 1
    • jk0
    • By jk0 7th Jan 18, 10:41 PM
    • 2,234 Posts
    • 24,421 Thanks
    • #2
    • 7th Jan 18, 10:41 PM
    • #2
    • 7th Jan 18, 10:41 PM
    Yeah, though you'll likely find it reverts to being a 'dumb' meter.
    • House Martin
    • By House Martin 8th Jan 18, 10:25 AM
    • 1,153 Posts
    • 968 Thanks
    House Martin
    • #3
    • 8th Jan 18, 10:25 AM
    • #3
    • 8th Jan 18, 10:25 AM
    It will not work as a smart meter when you change. It will most likely be a Landis and Gyr e 470 electric meter. You may be able to get the current reading from the In House Display (total kwh ) or it will be on the meter itself on the first screen. but some are only using the awful Secure Liberty smart meters and like to fit their own (Eon, Ovo , Utilita )
    Other suppliers have no problem with this meter
    It will revert back to being smart if you find a cheap tariff with Scottish Power in the future and switch back
    Last edited by House Martin; 08-01-2018 at 10:28 AM.
Welcome to our new Forum!

Our aim is to save you money quickly and easily. We hope you like it!

Forum Team Contact us

Live Stats

231Posts Today

2,666Users online

Martin's Twitter