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.
Electricity North West
Emergency number - 0800 195 4141
Non-emergency online form - Click Here
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.
Most Popular Provider in Blackpool
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.
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.
Whitehills Business Park
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.
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.