Gas & Electricity in Barry - British Gas & More
Barry is a town in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales. It has been made famous in recent years for being the location of hit TV series 'Gavin & Stacey'. It has population of around 55,500 people. Barry's incumbent suppliers are SSE for electricity and British Gas for gas.
Western Power Distribution
Emergency Number - 0800 6783 105
Non-emergency - 0800 096 3080
Wales & West Utilities
Emergency Gas Number - 0800 100 999
Emergency Number - 0800 912 29 99
If you're experiencing a power cut in your area, you should contact Western Power Distribution. Remember, your energy supplier has nothing to do with your electricity connection. You can see any scheduled or unexpected power cuts by following the below link:View live power cuts in your area
Average Energy Usage by City
Electricity - 910 kWh = £153
Gas - 4951 kWh = £251
Source: Over three month period, via British Gas's UK Energy Consumption Checker.
Most Popular Provider in Barry
Even though our energy markets are completely open to competition, it is clear to see that historical and business placement is having great influence on the choice of energy supplier in the Barry area. The most popular supplier in Barry is British Gas.
Barry Energy Offices
Barry is home to one of Centrica's power stations. If you would like to work for Centrica, click here to visit their power generation careers page.
Centrica Power Station Barry
Sully Moors Road
Before privatisation was introduced in 1990, the electricity connection in Barry came from 'South Wales Electricity Board', one of the local electricity companies around the UK. After this point it became a plc and was eventually taken over by SSE in 2000.
Barry was supplied by 'Wales Gas Board' between the years of 1948-1973; however, after this point it became an area of the British Gas Corporation.