It is also extremely dangerous.

Theft of Energy is any form of tampering with metering infrastructure and its connections. Any activity which directly leads to a meter not accurately recording how much Gas or Electricity is being consumed can be considered theft of energy. Energy theft can result in a fine or prison sentence.

Report It

If you suspect someone is stealing or tampering with your meter please report it to us immediately on 020 7870 4940 or

If you would prefer to remain anonymous you can also report it to Crimestoppers on 0800 023 2777 Further information on energy theft can be found at