Gas and Electricity Overview - Lincoln, East Midlands


Lincoln Cathedral

Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire in the East Midlands. Its two perhaps most famous landmarks are 'Lincoln Cathedral' and 'Lincoln Castle'. Lincoln's population is just short of 100,000. Its incumbent suppliers are E·ON for electricity and British Gas for gas.


DistributionDistribution Network Operator (DNO) - Western Power Distribution Gas Distributor - National Grid


Western Power Distribution Lincoln

Western Power Distribution

Emergency Number - 0800 6783 105

Non-emergency - 0800 096 3080


National Grid Lincoln

National Grid

Emergency gas number - 0800 111 999

Non-emergency number - 0845 835 1111


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Average energy usage by city

Electrcity - 860 kWh = £145

Gas - 3964 kWh = £201

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


Lincoln Energy Offices

Lincoln plays host to one of Western Power Distribution's offices. If you are interested in working for Western Power Distribution click here to visit their careers page.

Western Power Distribution office in Lincoln
Address Western Power Distribution 22 Deacon Road Lincoln LN2 4JB UK

History

Electricity

from 1947, 'East Midlands Electricity Board' (EMEB) was responsible for the electricity supply in Lincoln. After privatisation in 1990, however, it became a plc company and was no longer geographically restricted. In 1998 it was acquired by 'Powergen', who rebranded the company, along with 'Midlands Electricity plc', to become 'Central Works' in 2004, which is now part of E·ON.

Gas

Before 1973, when it became a part of the British Gas Corporation, 'East Midlands Gas Board' was responsible for Lincoln's gas supply.

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