Electricity & Gas in Nottingham in 2020

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Looking for information on energy providers in Nottingham?

Nottingham is the 1st largest town in Nottinghamshire, with 310 000 inhabitants. 244 248 households rely on Western Power Distribution for their electricity supply, and on Cadent Gas for their gas.

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

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

Who provides most of Nottingham’s energy?

East Midland has many operating energy providers, amongst which E.on seems to be particularly popular. A lot of Nottingham inhabitants stick with their historical contract, although they can switch at will!

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

Who supplies Nottingham in energy in 2020?

Nottingham inhabitants can call their local Nottinghamshire 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 Nottingham, we strongly suggest you contact the emergency number provided here for your distributor.

Nottingham Distribution Network Operator Nottingham Gas Operator
Western Power Distribution Cadent Gas
Western Power Distribution website Cadent Gas website

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

Types of fuel used for heating in Nottingham

Total Nottingham households 244 248 100%
Electric central heating 13 469 5,51%
Gas central heating 224 041 91,73%
Oil central heating 660 0,27%
No central heating 6 077 2,49%

Amongst the total 244 248 Nottingham inhabitants households (2019 census), 5,51% use electric central heating, 91,73% use gas central heating, whereas 0,27% favor oil as their main energy source for heat. A remaining of 2,49% of all Nottingham families do not have central heating.

What’s the average energy cost in Nottingham?

In 2019, Nottinghamshire inhabitants were paying an average of £10,14/kwh for their energy. Nottingham inhabitants spend -4,70% more when compared to the rest of the country

How to contact Nottingham’s energy distributors?

Distributor Telephone number Number opening hours
Nottinghamshire Western Power Distribution Emergency Number 0800 6783 105 24/7
Nottinghamshire Western Power Distribution Non-Emergency Number 0800 096 3080 Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm
Nottinghamshire Cadent Gas Emergency Number 0800 111 999 24/7
Nottinghamshire Cadent Gas Non-Emergency Number 0345 835 1111 Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

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

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

Want to learn about energy consumption in Nottinghamshire’s other cities?

Find out more: Viewpark , Alton , Exmouth


Written by Pierre

Updated on 24 Jul, 2020