Gas & Electricity in Doncaster - Npower, British Gas & More

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Doncaster is a large market town in South Yorkshire. It is renowned for its horse racing. Doncaster is often shortened to 'Donny' by those who live in Yorkshire. Its population is around 305,000 people. Its incumbent suppliers are Npower for electricity and British Gas for gas.

DistributionDistribution Network Operator (DNO): Northern Power Grid
Gas Distributor: Northern Gas Networks

Northern Powergrid Doncaster

Northern Power Grid

Emergency number: 0800 375 675 (Yorkshire)

Non-emergency number: 0800 011 3332

If there is a power cut in your area, you should contact your distribution network operator, Northern Powergrid.

Northern Gas Networks Doncaster

Northern Gas Networks

Emergency gas number: 0800 111 999

Non-emergency number: 0800 640 7766

Average Energy Usage by City

Electricity: 777 kWh = £131

Gas: 2622 kWh = £133

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

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Despite having free choice in the UK, many people don't seem to to take advantage of the many suppliers available. Many areas in the UK still have a natural affinity towards their incumbent and historically linked suppliers. Doncaster's most popular supplier is Npower, which follows this pattern.

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Doncaster Energy Offices

Just 17.5 miles away from the centre of Doncaster is Ecclesfield, which plays host to 'Powerstar'. If you are interested in working for Powerstar click here to see if they have any available vacancies.


Unit 2
4 Cowley Way
S35 1QP



Between 1948-1990, Doncaster's electricity was supplied by 'Yorkshire Electricity Board'. After privatisation in 1990 the company was renamed 'Yorkshire Electricity Group plc' and was sold to 'American Electric Power' (AEP) and 'Public Service Company of Colorado'. The company was again sold in 2001 to 'Innogy plc' for a 94.75% stake; however, this would eventually beome Npower after the final takeover from RWE.


Between the years of 1948-1972, gas in Doncaster was supplied by 'North Eastern Gas Board', this stopped after 1972 when it became an area of the British Gas Corporation.

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