What other charges might I be billed for?
Disconnection and reconnection charges
|De-energisation fee (non-payment)||Disconnection due to non-payment||£66.00|
|De-energisation fee (other than non-payment)||All other disconnections||£66.00|
|Re-energisation fee (non-payment)||Reconnection where property was disconnected due to non-payment||£66.00|
|Re-energisation fee (other than non-payment)||All other reconnections||£109.00|
Electricity meter and service charges
|Meter exchange charge||Cost of changing your meter type e.g., from Standard to Economy 7. This doesn't apply the first time you change your meter type.||£323.00|
|Test meter accuracy||Charged only if you requested it and no problems are found with your meter||£75.00|
|Investigate physical metering||Includes meter faults, damage and other problems. Charged only if you requested it and no problems are found.||£75.00|
|Special reading||If you request a technician to read your meter i.e., in the instance you're unable to read it||£37.50|
|Special reading (dispute)||If you dispute a meter reading and request a technician to come and read your meter. You will only be charged if no problem with the original reading can be found.||£56.50|
Find out more about connection, metering and service charges from Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE), which owns and operates the electricity transmission and distribution network.
You don’t have to submit meter readings – but your bills will be more accurate if you do.