Electricity & Gas in Hampshire in 2020

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Hampshire is a county located in the South East of England. It is home to 1 053 074 inhabitants, which makes it the 2nd largest county in South East England in terms of population, and the 12th in the country! Hampshire’s biggest city is Southampton, with Portsmouth coming in as a close second.

The 212 578 households residing in Hampshire can rely on their local DNO UK Power Networks for electricity supply, and on SGN for gas.

Home heating fuel split in June 2020

Total Hampshire households 212 578 100%
Electric central heating 26 559 12.49%
Gas central heating 167 423 78.76%
Oil central heating 8 787 4.13%
No central heating 9 808 4.61%

Who are the two energy operators in Hampshire?

Hampshire is a county located in South East England, the 2nd biggest in that region of the UK. It is inhabited by 1 053 074 inhabitants, who rely on two main providers for their energy supply. UK Power Networks distributes electricity to the 212 578 in Hampshire, whereas
SGN is responsible for ensuring that the county gets a reliable supply of gas.

Hampshire Distribution Network Operator Hampshire Gas Operator
UK Power Networks SGN
UK Power Networks website SGN website

How to get in touch with Hampshire’s energy distributors?

Inhabitants of Hampshire can call their local Hampshire electricity DNO (Distribution Network Operator) or gas distributor in case of emergency or to get up-to-date information.

Distributor Telephone number Number opening hours
Hampshire UK Power Networks Emergency Number 0800 31 63 105 24/7
Hampshire UK Power Networks Non-Emergency Number 0800 029 4285 Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Hampshire SGN Emergency Number 0800 111 999 24/7
Hampshire SGN Non-Emergency Number 0800 912 1700 Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

What’s the heating fuel mix in Hampshire in 2020?

Homes in Hampshire are heated thanks to three different types of energy: gas, electricity and oil. The most popular fuel in Hampshire is gas, and in South East England. Out of a total of 212 578, 78.76% use gas, 12.49% use electricity and 4.13% use oil. A remaining 4.61% do not rely on a central heating system to warm their house or appartment.

Inhabitants of Hampshire regularly ask which fuel is more cost-effective. While gas is less expensive to run on a daily-basis, instalment and maintenance costs are usually lower for electricity, making it a more efficient energy source overall. It is also more efficient, as it does not induce energy loss when converted to heat, meaning that Hampshire inhabitants basically get more from the power they pay for.

What’s the average price per kwh in Hampshire?

In Hampshire, the average price for a kwh of energy is £10,05 according to the most recent data.

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Written by joseph

Updated on 2 Jul, 2020