Electricity & Gas in Lancashire in 2020

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Lancashire is a county located in the North of England. It is home to 1 150 396 inhabitants, which makes it the 3rd largest county in North West England in terms of population, and the 10th in the country! Lancashire’s biggest city is Preston, with Blackpool coming in as a close second.

The 490 671 households residing in Lancashire can rely on their local DNO Electricity North West for electricity supply, and on Cadent Gas for gas.

What’s the average price per kwh in Lancashire?

In Lancashire, the average price for a kwh of energy is £11,05 according to the most recent data.

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

Inhabitants of Lancashire can call their local Lancashire 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
Lancashire Electricity North West Emergency Number 105 24/7
Lancashire Electricity North West Non-Emergency Number 0800 195 4141 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Lancashire Cadent Gas Emergency Number 0800 111 999 24/7
Lancashire Cadent Gas Non-Emergency Number 0345 835 1111 Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

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Home heating fuel split in June 2020

Total Lancashire households 490 671 100%
Electric central heating 44 861 9.14%
Gas central heating 336 113 68.50%
Oil central heating 56 722 11.56%
No central heating 52 975 10.80%

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

In Lancashire, homes have four different types of central heating system. The most popular central heating option in Lancashire is gas, like in much of North West England and in much of the UK. Gas heated homes represent 68.50% of all households in the county. On the other hand, 9.14% of families rely on electricity to get through the cold winters. Fuel represents another 11.56%, and a remaining 10.80% do not have central heating machinery in their homes. What’s more reliable? Which energy is cheaper to run? These are questions inhabitants of Lancashire regularly ask themselves.

While gas is overall cheaper to run, electricity powered systems are usually more cost effective. They are less expensive to install compared to gas, and have small maintenance costs. They last longer than your average gas boiler. In terms of energy efficiency, they also come on top compared to their gas counterparts, being 100% efficient, without any energy loss.

Who are the two energy operators in Lancashire?

Lancashire is a county located in North West England, the 3rd biggest in that region of the UK. It is inhabited by 1 150 396 inhabitants, who rely on two main providers for their energy supply. Electricity North West distributes electricity to the 490 671 in Lancashire, whereas
Cadent Gas is responsible for ensuring that the county gets a reliable supply of gas.

Lancashire Distribution Network Operator Lancashire Gas Operator
Electricity North West Cadent Gas
Electricity North West website Cadent Gas website

Written by joseph

Updated on 2 Jul, 2020