Switching energy suppliers in Belgium is super easy and completely free. Consumers and small businesses are completely free to switch providers whenever they want, regardless of their contract. CallMePower explains how to do it.
Compare Energy Suppliers
The prices and services of energy suppliers and their contracts can differ greatly in Belgium, which is why it is highly recommended to compare carefully before taking out a contract.
When comparing suppliers it is recommended that you look at the price per kWh, but also at the fixed yearly costs. Also take into account that some contracts only offer an online service, which means you can only contact your supplier online. Finally, the origin of the electricity can also differ, with some suppliers offering 100% green electricity from Belgium.
You can compare all the suppliers in Belgium for free with the CallMePower energy comparator.
Subscribe to an energy contract
Once you have found the right supplier, you can sign the contract. In order to sign an energy contract you will need the EAN-codes of the energy meters and the numbers of the meters. Both can be found on the meter itself or on your previous invoices.
When you sign the contract, your new supplier will contact the old supplier and cancel the contract. This will happen automatically and you do not have to take any action. However, it’s recommended that you check in the online customer zone if your contract has been cancelled correctly.
For every type of energy contract in Belgium you will have to take into account a termination period of one month. Once you sign a contract and there is already a contract active on the address, the soonest starting date will be in one month.
Meter readings and final invoice
When your old supplier has received the instructions to cancel your contract, they will ask you for the meter readings. With the meter readings the supplier can make the final invoice and terminate the contract.
You will receive the final invoice some weeks after you have sent the meter readings to your distributor. Once the final invoice has been paid, the switch has been completed.