How To Switch From Tata Power to Reliance Energy?

Updated on March 7, 20193 mins read
Tata Power

With effect from 1st April 2014, owing to new revised electricity rates, Reliance Energy has become cheaper than Tata power for most residential users and all commercial users. This has prompted several customers to switch to Reliance Infrastructure and save up to 25% on their monthly bills! So what are you waiting for? Here is your guide on how to switch from Tata Power to Reliance Energy and save money!

Step 1: Register

To initiate the process, visit the nearest Reliance Energy office with all your documents and put in a request. If you want to save time and avoid standing in the long queues; register online. Once you sign up, we will do all the running around and paperwork for you so that you can switch from the comfort of your home.

Step 2: Documentation

After sign up, our Customer Relations Manager will arrange a pick up of all the required documents from your home.

Here is a list of the documents required for switching:

For Residential Consumers:

While switching a residential connection, you need to submit the following along with an application form (which will be provided to you):

  • One identity proof
  • One residential proof
  • 2 passport sized photographs
  • A crossed check in favor of Reliance Infrastructure
  • A copy of the latest paid electricity bill

For Commercial Consumers:

If you are switching a commercial connection then you need to submit the following documents:

  • A copy of the latest paid electricity bill
  • Office address proof
  • Owner’s identity proof
  • 2 passport sized photographs
  • A crossed check in favor of Reliance Infrastructure

For Housing Societies:

If you have applied to switch the power connection of a housing society, then you need to provide the following documents:

  • An NOC on the society letter head
  • An address proof (share certificate, bank account statement etc.)
  • All documents must be stamped with society seal

Step 3: processing documents

Once all documents have been submitted, the power provider will take approx. 20 days to process your request. While, switching you can change your meter if you like. This depends on the consumer and is free of charge. It is advisable to do so if your meter is very old or if you feel that it runs too fast.

Step 4: Switching complete

There is no definite way to ascertain that the process has been completed. Once you start receiving your monthly electricity bill from Reliance Energy, then you can be sure that the process has been completed.

Here are a few FAQs by our customers which will help you get a better understanding of the procedure:

1. What is the eligibility criteria to switch to Reliance Energy from Tata Power?

There is no eligibility criteria as such. Any residential or commercial consumer, consuming any no. of units can switch to Reliance Energy with ease.

2. Is it compulsory to change my electricity meter if i switch my power provider?

No. Changing the electricity meter depends entirely on you. To change your meter, tick the option of ‘Want to change meter’ on the application form. It’s always free of cost.

3. Is there a risk involved in switching from Tata Power to Reliance Energy?

Technically speaking, there is no risk in switching from either power provider to another. If the switching charges can be recovered within 2 to 3 months, then switching will be beneficial for you. So switch today and reduce your electricity bills by 25%!

We have received great response for all our switching services - Home Loan, Mobile and Electricity. At the time being we would like to focus on Home Loan and MNP. Hence electricity switching service has been discontinued.



Tarini comes with a degree in Mass Communication and Media studies. She joined SwitchME as a content writer and moved on to being an assistant product manager. Tarini is an experienced Content Strategist with a background in Product development and management. She is skilled in SEO, social media strategy and online content marketing and likes to travel when possible

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  1. Bhavesh
    Sep 02 2016 at 10:55 am

    I have rel energy & use around 225 units per month if I join Tata power what will be my bill

    • Sumita Nath
      Sumita Nath
      Sep 27 2016 at 5:38 pm

      Sorry, we have closed this service.

    Dec 10 2015 at 2:02 pm


    • Tarini
      Dec 10 2015 at 2:14 pm

      Hey Shadan

      We have discontinued our Electricity connection switching services, hence we will not be able to assist you in switching your electricity connection. We apologize for the inconvenience caused to you.