Western Power Distribution is the Distribution Network Operator (DNO) for the Midlands, South West of England and Wales. This encompasses some of the UK’s largest cities: Birmingham; Cardiff; and Bristol. This distribution area sees Western Power Distribution providing electricity for 7.8 million customers. This extensive network is made up of around 220,000km of overhead and underground cables (enough to travel from Birmingham to Sydney and back 6 times!). Their operations have created employment for over 6,000 people.
What is a substation?A substation is where electricity passes through in order to be reduced in voltage.
Below is a map of the distribution network in the UK ordered by DNO. Western Power Distribution is denoted by the numbers 7:
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