City Utility Guide - Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berwick-upon-Tweed, or Berwick as it is often referred to as, is the northernmost town in England. It resides in the county of Northumberland. It is located on the River Tweed, hence the name. Berwick's population is around 14,000. Its incumbent suppliers are Npower for electricity and British Gas for gas.
Northern Power Grid
Emergency number - 0800 66 88 77 (North East)
Non-emergency number - 0800 011 3332
Northern Gas Networks
Emergency gas number - 0800 111 999
Non-emergency number - 0800 640 7766
Average Energy Usage by City
Electricity - 833 kWh = £140
Gas - 4512 kWh = £229
Source: Over three month period, via British Gas's UK Energy Consumption Checker.
Most Popular Provider in Berwick-upon-TweedFrom looking at who supplies the most households in the Berwick area, we can see that geography and history are having a big affect on who people choose, even if it isn't the cheapest option. The most popular supplier here is Npower.
Berwick-upon-Tweed Energy Offices
Berwick-upon-Tweed was supplied by 'North Eastern Electricity Board' until privatisation in 1990 for its electricity; however, it then became a plc company, which was acquired by 'CalEnergy' in 1996. This formed a subsiduary called 'CE Electricity' which acted as a managing company for 'Northern Electric'.
Before it became a region of the British Gas Corporation in 1973, Berwick was supplied by 'Northern Gas Board' for its gas.