Gas & Electricity in Bridgend - SSE, British Gas & More
Bridgend is a town in the ceremonial county of Mid Glamorgan in the south of Wales. The town is located on two rivers: the River Ogmore; and the River Ewenny. Bridgend has a population of around 60,000 people. Its 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 local area, remember that your energy provider can't do anything about it. The company you're looking for is your DNO, Western Power Distribution. You can contact them using the above information or use the below link to check for plans and updates regarding your power.View live power cuts in your area
Average energy usage by city
Electricity - 814 kWh = £137
Gas - 4680 kWh = £237
Source: Over three month period, via British Gas's UK Energy Consumption Checker.
Most Popular Supplier in Bridgend
Despite having free choice of gas and electricity suppliers, it appears that people in Bridgend still have sway towards their historical roots and now-incumbent supplier. The most popular supplier in the Bridgend area is SSE.
Bridgend Energy Offices
Just outside of the centre of Bridgend is the wholesale energy specialists '2buy2.com'. It helps businesses, schools, charities and churches to save money on their wholesale costs. If you would like to learn more click here to check out their website.
Pencoed Technology Park
Electricity in Bridgend was supplied by 'South Wales Electricity Board' between 1948-1990, when privatisation was introduced. It was eventually bought out by SSE in 2000, who are still using the same branding for the energy sales in Wales.
Between the years of 1948-1973, Bridgend's gas was supplied by 'Wales Gas Board'. However, it then became a region of the British Gas Corporation.