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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
- Safety regulations
- Job opportunities
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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.
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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%|
Updated on 24 Jul, 2020