Gas and Electricity in Fort William - SSE, SGN & More
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland. It is situated next to the largest mountain in the United Kingdom, Ben Nevis. It has a population of around 10,500 people. Fort William's incumbent suppliers are SSE for electricity and British Gas for gas.
Scottish & Southern Energy Networks (SSE)
Emergency number - 0800 300 999 (Northern Scotland)
Non-emergency number - 0800 980 1395
Emergency gas number - 0800 111 999
Non-emergency number - 0800 912 1700
Power cut in your area? Give your distribution network operator, Scottish & Southern Energy Networks, a call using the above contact information. You can also use the below link to follow live updates.View live power cuts in your area
Average Energy Usage by City
Electricity - 929 kWh = £156
Gas - 4214 kWh = £213
Source: Over three month period, via British Gas's UK Energy Consumption Checker.
Most Popular Provider in Fort William
Despite having been able to choose energy suppliers in the UK for over 25 years now, many areas in still seem to have a natural affinity towards their incumbent or historically linked suppliers. The most popular supplier in the Fort William area is SSE.
Fort William Energy Offices
Fort William is the location for biomass heat specialists 'HW Energy'. If you would like to find out more about working for HW Energy, click here to visit their careers page.
Lochaber Rural Complex
Before privatisation in 1991, 1 year later than in England, the electricity supply in Fort William was supplied by 'North of Scotland Hydro Board'; however, it then became 'Scottish Hydro Electric plc'. It then merged with 'Southern Electric' to form the company we know today as 'SSE'.
Between 1949-1973, the gas in Scotland, and therefore Fort William, was supplied by 'Scottish Gas Board'. Thereafter it became an area of the British Gas Corporation.