Electricity & Gas in Newcastle upon Tyne in 2020

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Looking for information on energy providers in Newcastle upon Tyne?

Newcastle upon Tyne is the 2nd largest town in Staffordshire, with 266 882 inhabitants. 111 355 households rely on Western Power Distribution for their electricity supply, and on Northern Gas Networks for their gas.

Who distributes Newcastle upon Tyne’s gas and electricity?

Novocastrians can call their local Staffordshire 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 Newcastle upon Tyne, we strongly suggest you contact the emergency number provided here for your distributor.

Newcastle upon Tyne Distribution Network Operator Newcastle upon Tyne Gas Operator
Western Power Distribution Northern Gas Networks
Western Power Distribution website Northern Gas Networks website

Who provides most of Newcastle upon Tyne’s energy?

British Gas is the most popular energy provider in North East England and in much of Staffordshire. Henceforth, many Novocastrians have stuck with British Gas despite being free to change at any time! Newcastle upon Tyne dwellers can make substantial savings on energy related expenses by switching their current providers. switch-plan.co.uk helps tens of thousands of Novocastrians make the switch from one provider to another and save! Switching to a new energy provider can save a single Newcastle upon Tyne household upwards of £400.

Want more details Newcastle upon Tyne’s energy operators?

Find more information online by browsing Western Power Distribution’s wesbite . For Northern Gas Networks, visit their website.

How to contact Newcastle upon Tyne District ‘s energy distributors?

Distributor Telephone number Number opening hours
Staffordshire Western Power Distribution Emergency Number 0800 6783 105 24/7
Staffordshire Western Power Distribution Non-Emergency Number 0800 096 3080 Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm
Staffordshire Northern Gas Networks Emergency Number 0800 111 999 24/7
Staffordshire Northern Gas Networks Non-Emergency Number 0800 040 7766 Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

What’s the average energy cost in Newcastle upon Tyne?

In Staffordshire, the average energy price for a kwh is £10,38 according to the most recent data. A Novocastrian pays roughly -2,44% more compared to the UK national average.

Looking for another city in Staffordshire?

For more information on other cities, please check our dedicated pages: Highland Ward , North West and Central Sutherland Ward , Wigan

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

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

What’s the heating fuel mix in Newcastle upon Tyne in 2020?

Amongst the total 111 355 Novocastrians households (2019 census), 19,61% use electric central heating, 77,65% use gas central heating, whereas 0,28% favor oil as their main energy source for heat. A remaining of 2,46% of all Newcastle upon Tyne families do not have central heating.

Heating fuel data in Newcastle upon Tyne

Total Newcastle upon Tyne households 111 355 100%
Electric central heating 21 838 19,61%
Gas central heating 86 465 77,65%
Oil central heating 312 0,28%
No central heating 2 740 2,46%

Written by Pierre

Updated on 24 Jul, 2020