Getting your meter changed, removed or tested

If you'd like to get new meters fitted, get in touch to let us know which type of service you need from the table below, and we'll book an appointment for you.

The cost for the meter service can be added to your Bulb account and paid back in installments. If you're a landlord and prefer to be invoiced directly, let us know when you book the appointment.

If the meter service is for a newly-built property, or you've recently had gas installed, you'll need to contact your Distribution Network Operator (DNO) and have them raise an MPAN or MPRN. Find your DNO using your postcode

Meter services

Service Cost: electricity Cost: gas

Replacing a top up meter (also called prepay) with a credit meter (pay monthly)

£120 £118.46

Installing a new metering system

£120 £142.46

Installing an isolation switch

£120 Not applicable

Traditional meter removal

£120 £113.50

Smart meter removal

Up to £350 Up to £350

Moving a meter within 1 metre of the original location

£120 £185.21

Meter accuracy test (free if the meter is proven faulty)

£120 £160.91

Upgrading a meter for increased supply (for example, for larger properties)



Upgrading an electricity meter's wires (for example, for older properties)


Not applicable

Daily standing charge

If you have a gas or electricity meter, you need to pay the daily standing charge, even if you are not using energy, or you're off supply.

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