Gas and Electricity Overview - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Stoke-on-Trent, or Stoke, as it is generally refered to as, is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire. It is home to the pottery industry of England. It has a population or around 261,000 people. Stoke's incumbent suppliers are Npower 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
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Average energy usage by city
Electrcity - 714 kWh = £120
Gas - 2477 kWh = £125
Source: Over three month period, via British Gas's UK Energy Consumption Checker.
Stoke Energy Offices
SSE Lighting, Premier House, Unit 1 Govan Road, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2RS, UK
Stoke used to be served by 'Midlands Electricity Board' for their electricity needs; however, after privatisation in 1990, the company became a plc. After this point it was split and sold a handful of times. The supply business was sold to Npower, the distribution to 'GPU Power' and 'Aquila Inc.'; however, it was finally purchased by Powergen in 2004 whih became 'Central Works' (Part of E·ON).
Stoke's gas came from 'West Midlands Gas Board' between the year of 1948-1973. After this point it became an area of the British Gas Corporation.