Gas & Electricity in Dover - EDF Energy, SGN & More

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Dover is a town and major ferry port in Kent in the south east of England. It is known nationally for its Dover to Calais crossing, taking an average of around 15 million passengers to France every year. Dover has a population of around 43,000. Its incumbent suppliers are EDF Energy for electricity and British Gas for gas.

DistributionDistribution Network Operator (DNO): UK Power Networks
Gas Distributor: SGN

UK Power Networks Dover

UK Power Networks

Emergency number: 0800 31 63 105

Non-emergency number: 0800 029 4285

SGN Dover


Emergency gas number: 0800 111 999

Non-emergency number: 0800 912 1700

Power cut in your area? Give UK Power Networks a call using the above contact information. Your DNO is responsible for issues with your connection, not your supplier. You can also check live updates following the link below.

Average Energy Usage by City

Electricity: 898 kWh = £151

Gas: 4971 kWh = £252

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

EDF Energy, most chosen supplier of Dover

People in Great Britain have been able to choose from a variety of energys suppliers since 1990; however, many areas still seem to lean towards their historically linked suppliers. The most popular provider in Dover is EDF Energy.

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Did you know that EDF isn't your only option?

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Dover Energy Offices

Dover plays host to solar energy specialists 'Energy Saving Specialist'. If you would like to learn more about how to install Solar Energy in your home or see the other services that they provide click here to visit their website.


Energy Saving Specialist Ltd.
Unit 3b
3 Pike Road
CT15 4ND



Before privatisation in 1990, the electricity in Dover came from 'South Eastern Electricity Board' (SEEBOARD). After this point, it became a plc company and was renamed 'SEEBOARD plc'. In 2002 the company joined '24Seven Utility Servies', owned by LE Group, rebranding it to become EDF Energy Networks in 2003. The distribution network was then reacquired by 'Cheung Kong Holdings' and renamed UK Power Networks, the company that we now know for being the DNO for Dover.


Gas in Dover was supplied by 'South Eastern Gas Board' between the years of 1948-1972; however, after 1972 it became a region of the British Gas Corporation.

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