Gas and Electricity Overview - Truro, Cornwall


Truro town centre


Truro is a city and civil parish in Cornwall in south west England. It lies on the Truro River. Its population is around 22,000. Truro's incumbent suppliers are EDF Energy for electricity and British Gas for gas.


DistributionDistribution Network Operator (DNO) - Western Power Distribution Gas Distributor - Wales and West Utilities


Western Power Distribution

Emergency Number - 0800 6783 105

Non-emergency - 0800 096 3080


Wales & West Utilities

Emergency Gas Number - 0800 100 999

Emergency Number - 0800 912 29 99


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Average energy usage by city

Electrcity - 953 kWh = £160

Gas - 3031 kWh = £154

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


Truro Energy Offices

Truro is the host of wind energy company 'REG Wind Power'. If you are interested in what they are getting up to click here to visit their website.

Offices

Address

REG Wind Power, 37 Edward Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3AJ, UK


History

Electricity

'South Western Electricity Board' (SWEB) was the electricity supplier for Truro until 1990. After this point it underwent a number of takeovers before it eventually became part of EDF, who discontinued the SWEB name in 2003. It was then resold to PPL in 2010 who rebrarnded it to Western Power Distribution, the distribution network operator for Truro today.

Gas

From 1948 through until 1973 saw the gas supply for Truro provided by 'South Western Gas Board'. Thereafter it became an area of the British Gas Corporation.

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