Electricity & Gas in Glasgow in 2020

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Are you living in Glasgow and looking to save on your electricity bill?

Glasgow is located in Strathclyde in the North of the UK. It’s the 1st biggest city in South Scotland and the 4th in the country. Home to 580 466 inhabitants, Glasgow can rely on majority providers SSE for electricity, and SGN for gas.

Want more details Glasgow’s energy operators?

SSE can also be visited online here.
As for SGN, they can be found here .

What do Glaswegians use to heat their homes ?

Types of fuel used for heating in Glasgow

Total Glasgow households 12 079 100%
Electric central heating 1 931 15,98%
Gas central heating 9 408 77,89%
Oil central heating 19 0,16%
No central heating 721 5,97%

Out of all 12 079 Glaswegians households (according to 209 data), electricity is used to power 15,98%, gas 77,89%, and oil 5,97%. The remaining 0,16% of all families in Glasgow do not use central heating at all.

How to contact Glasgow’s energy distributors?

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

Glaswegians can reach out to Strathclyde’s local gas or electricty to discuss the following topics:

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

Who distributes Glasgow’s gas and electricity?

Glaswegians can call their local Strathclyde electricity DNO (Distribution Network Operator) or gas distributor in case of emergency or to get up-to-date information. If you are currently experiencing a power cut(electricity or gas) in Glasgow, we strongly suggest you contact the emergency number provided here for your distributor.

Glasgow Distribution Network Operator Glasgow Gas Operator
SSE website SGN website

What’s the average energy cost in Glasgow?

In 2019, Strathclyde inhabitants were paying an average of £10,6/kwh for their energy. Glaswegians spend -0,38% more when compared to the rest of the country

Who provides most of Glasgow’s energy?

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

Looking for another city in Strathclyde?

Find out more: Rutherglen , Matlock , Keighley Central Ward


Written by joseph

Updated on 24 Jul, 2020