Gas and Electricity in Leicester - British Gas, SSE & More
Leicester is a city in the East Midlands of England and county town of Leicestershire. The city became internationally famous after their football team won the Premier League in 2015/16. It has a population of around 383,300 people. Leicester's incumbent suppliers are E·ON for electricity and British Gas for gas.
Western Power Distribution
Emergency Number - 0800 6783 105
Non-emergency - 0800 096 3080
Emergency gas number - 0800 111 999
Non-emergency number - 0845 835 1111
Power cut in your home? Use the contact information above to give your DNO, Western Power Distribution, a call. Alternatively you can follow the link below to see live updates in your area:View live power cuts in your area
Average Energy Usage by City
Electricity - 780 kWh = £131
Gas - 2950 kWh = £149
Source: Over three month period, via British Gas's UK Energy Consumption Checker.
Most Popular Provider in Leicester
Even though people in Great Britain have the ability to switch provider to whoever they so choose, many areas around the country seem to have a natural affinity towards their incumbent and historically linked suppliers. The most popular in the Leicester area is British Gas.
Leicester Energy Offices
Leicester plays host to two of British Gas's offices. One national distribution office and one customer call centre. If you are interested in working for British Gas visit their careers page.
Spinneyside Penman Way
'East Midlands Electricity Board' (EMEB) formed in 1948, forming one of the 12 national electricity boards to provide electricity to the areas within their territory. It was acquired by Powergen in 1998; however, was then rebranded along with 'Midlands Electricity plc' as 'Central Works' in 2004. It is now part of E·ON.
The years 1948-1973 saw the gas supply in Leicester being supplied by 'East Midlands Gas Board'; however, after this point it became a region of the British Gas Corporation.