Electricity & Gas in Edinburgh in 2020

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Edinburgh is located in Lothian in the North of the UK. It’s the 2nd biggest city in South Scotland and the 8th in the country. Home to 485 369 inhabitants, Edinburgh can rely on majority providers SSE for electricity, and SGN for gas.

Who supplies Edinburgh in energy in 2020?

The two Lothian reigning operators (DNO) for electricity and gas can be contacted in case of emergency or for any other question related to energy supply. If your household is going through an epidose of power interruption, we recommend you immediately reach out to the emergency number of Edinburgh’s operators.

Edinburgh Distribution Network Operator Edinburgh Gas Operator
SSE website SGN website

Edinburghers can reach out to Lothian’s local gas or electricty to discuss the following topics:

  • Power shortage
  • Connections
  • Safety regulations
  • Job opportunities
  • Innovations

Want more details Edinburgh’s energy operators?

Find more information online by browsing SSE’s wesbite . For SGN, visit their website.

How to contact City of Edinburgh’s energy distributors?

Distributor Telephone number Number opening hours
Lothian SSE Emergency Number 0800 111 999 24/7
Lothian SSE Non-Emergency Number 0345 070 7373 Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm and Saturdays, 9am to 2pm
Lothian SGN Emergency Number 0800 111 999 24/7
Lothian SGN Non-Emergency Number 0800 912 1700 Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm and Saturdays, 9am to 2pm

What’s the average price per kwh in Edinburgh?

In Lothian, the average energy price for a kwh is £10,6 according to the most recent data. A Edinburgher pays roughly -0,38% more compared to the UK national average.

Looking for another city in Lothian?

For more information on other cities, please check our dedicated pages: Alton , Maltby , Bloxwich West Ward

Who provides most of Edinburgh’s energy?

Scottish Power is the most popular energy provider in South Scotland and in much of Lothian. Henceforth, many Edinburghers have stuck with Scottish Power despite being free to change at any time! Edinburgh dwellers can make substantial savings on energy related expenses by switching their current providers. switch-plan.co.uk helps tens of thousands of Edinburghers make the switch from one provider to another and save! Switching to a new energy provider can save a single Edinburgh household upwards of £400.

What do Edinburghers use to heat their homes ?

Amongst the total 9 570 Edinburghers households (2019 census), 10,71% use electric central heating, 85,42% use gas central heating, whereas 0,18% favor oil as their main energy source for heat. A remaining of 3,69% of all Edinburgh families do not have central heating.

Heating fuel data in Edinburgh

Total Edinburgh households 9 570 100%
Electric central heating 1 025 10,71%
Gas central heating 8 174 85,42%
Oil central heating 17 0,18%
No central heating 353 3,69%

Written by joseph

Updated on 24 Jul, 2020