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Gas & Electricity in Blackpool - Eon, National Grid & more

Blackpool Beach

Blackpool is a seaside resort and unitary authority area in Lancashire. It is home to the famous annual Blackpool Illuminations light festival. It has a population of around 142,500 people. Blackpool's incumbent suppliers are E·ON for electricity and British Gas for gas.

DistributionDistribution Network Operator (DNO) - Electricity North West Gas Distributor - National Grid

Electricity North West Blackpool

Electricity North West

Emergency number - 0800 195 4141

Non-emergency online form - Click Here

National Grid Blackpool

National Grid

Emergency gas number - 0800 111 999

Non-emergency number - 0845 835 1111

If you are experiencing a power cut in your postcode you should contact your Distribution Network Operator, Electricity North West, using the number above. You can also check live and planned power cuts following the link below:

View live power cuts in your area

Average Energy Usage by City

Electricity - 814 kWh = £137

Gas - 2224 kWh = £113

Source: Over three month period, via British Gas's UK Energy Consumption Checker.


Although the energy markets were privatised in Blackpool, like in the rest of the UK, many years ago, there is still signs of the old electricity board control in the area. The most popular energy supplier here in Blackpool is E·ON.

Eon, most popular energy provider in Blackpool

Blackpool Energy Offices

Blackpool is the host of commercial energy experts 'Trident Utilities'. If you are interested in working for Trident Utilities click here to visit their careers page.

Energy Blackpool

Address
Trident Utilities
Whitehills Drive
Whitehills Business Park
Blackpool
FY4 5LW


History

Electricity

Before privatisation kicked in, between the years of 1948-1990, Preston was supplied by 'North West Electricity Board' (NORWEB) for its electricity. After this point, it became 'NORWEB plc', which merged with 'North West Water' in 1995 to make 'United Utilities'. The utility was sold to E·ON and the distribution network to become a part of Electricity North West.

Gas

Until 1972, the gas supply in Blackpool was provided by 'North Western Gas Board'. Following 1972, however, it became a region of the British Gas Corporation.