Electricity & Gas in London in 2020

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Looking for information on energy providers in London?

London is the 1st largest town in Greater London, with 8 088 142 inhabitants. 3 231 685 households rely on UK Power Networks for their electricity supply, and on Cadent Gas for their gas.

By contacting distributors’ non-emergency numbers, Londoners can inquire about all information related to their electricity or gas usage, such as:

  • Power cuts
  • safety
  • Connections
  • Education
  • Careers
  • Innovations

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Who provides most of London’s energy?

London has many operating energy providers, amongst which EDF seems to be particularly popular. A lot of Londoners stick with their historical contract, although they can switch at will!

Using switch-plan.co.uk, tens of thousands of households in London are able to witch from one energy plan to a cheaper one.
Londoners changing energy plan can cut annual bills by up to £400!

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

Out of all 3 231 685 Londoners households (according to 209 data), electricity is used to power 14,74%, gas 80,63%, and oil 3,95%. The remaining 0,68% of all families in London do not use central heating at all.

Types of fuel used for heating in London

Total London households 3 231 685 100%
Electric central heating 476 294 14,74%
Gas central heating 2 605 779 80,63%
Oil central heating 21 931 0,68%
No central heating 127 681 3,95%

What’s the average energy cost in London?

In Greater London, the average energy price for a kwh is £9,93 according to the most recent data. A Londoner pays roughly -6,67% more compared to the UK national average.

Who distributes London’s gas and electricity?

Londoners can call their local Greater London 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 London, we strongly suggest you contact the emergency number provided here for your distributor.

London Distribution Network Operator London Gas Operator
UK Power Networks Cadent Gas
UK Power Networks website Cadent Gas website

How to get more information about London’s energy distributors?

UK Power Networks can also be visited online here.
As for Cadent Gas, they can be found here .

How to contact nan’s energy distributors?

Distributor Telephone number Number opening hours
Greater London UK Power Networks Emergency Number 0800 31 63 105 24/7
Greater London UK Power Networks Non-Emergency Number 0800 029 4285 Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Greater London Cadent Gas Emergency Number 0800 111 999 24/7
Greater London Cadent Gas Non-Emergency Number 0345 835 1111 Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Written by joseph

Updated on 24 Jul, 2020