Gas and Electricity in Hull - Npower, British Gas & More


The Humber Bridge

Kingston-upon-Hull, commonly known as simply 'Hull', is a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire, and more locally, Humberside. With just over 285,000 people living in the city, Hull has many famous structures, including: the Humber Bridge; The Deep; and The Guildhall. 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 Hull

Northern Power Grid

Emergency number - 0800 375 675

Non-emergency number - 0800 011 3332


Northern Gas Networks Hull

Gas Distributor

Emergency gas number - 0800 111 999

Non-emergency gas number - 0800 640 7766


Power cut? Your energy supplier can't do anything to help you out on this one. You'll need to contact your DNO, Northern Powergrid. You can do this using the contact details above.

Average Energy Usage by City

Electricity - 739 kWh = £124

Gas - 2369 kWh = £120

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


Many areas still seem to have a natural tie towards their incumbent and historically linked suppliers. This still seems to be the case in Hull: the most popular supplier in the Kingston-upon-Hull area is Npower.
The most popular supplier in Hull, Npower

Kingston-upon-Hull Energy Offices

Hull is home to the one of Npower business customer service team offices, employing around 600 staff. If you are interested in working for Npower, click here to view the latest job offers available.

Npower office Hull
Addresses Npower 200 Clough Road Kingston-upon-Hull Hull HU5 1SN

History

Electricity

Hull's electricity needs were once provided by the 'Yorkshire Electricity Board' (as of 1948). However, after Margaret Thatcher and her government passed privatisation, in 1990 it became the 'Yorkshire Electricity Group plc'. It was then acquired by two US companies called 'American Electric Power' (AEP) and 'Public Service Company of Colorado' (part of Xcel Energy). In 2001 Innogy plc bought 94.75% of the company which would become Npower after the RWE takeover.

Gas

As of 1948, Hull's gas was supplied by 'North Eastern Gas Board'; however, in 1972 it became an area of the British Gas Corporation.

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