Electricity & Gas in Sheffield in 2020

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Are you living in Sheffield and looking to save on your electricity bill?

Sheffield is located in South Yorkshire in the Center of the UK. It’s the 1st biggest city in Yorkshire and the 5th in the country. Home to 555 295 inhabitants, Sheffield can rely on majority providers Northern Powergrid for electricity, and Northern Gas Networks for gas.

What’s the average energy cost in Sheffield?

In 2019, South Yorkshire inhabitants were paying an average of £10,6/kwh for their energy. Sheffielders spend -0,38% more when compared to the rest of the country

Who supplies Sheffield in energy in 2020?

Sheffielders can call their local South Yorkshire 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 Sheffield, we strongly suggest you contact the emergency number provided here for your distributor.

Sheffield Distribution Network Operator Sheffield Gas Operator
Northern Powergrid Northern Gas Networks
Northern Powergrid website Northern Gas Networks website

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

Find out more: Fleet , Hedon , Wollaston and Stourbridge Town Ward

What do Sheffielders use to heat their homes ?

Out of all 230 732 Sheffielders households (according to 209 data), electricity is used to power 12,52%, gas 48,39%, and oil 22,94%. The remaining 16,15% of all families in Sheffield do not use central heating at all.

Types of fuel used for heating in Sheffield

Total Sheffield households 230 732 100%
Electric central heating 28 880 12,52%
Gas central heating 111 641 48,39%
Oil central heating 37 272 16,15%
No central heating 52 939 22,94%

Want more details Sheffield’s energy operators?

Northern Powergrid can also be visited online here.
As for Northern Gas Networks, they can be found here .

Sheffielders can reach out to South Yorkshire’s local gas or electricty to discuss the following topics:

  • Power shortage
  • Connections
  • Safety regulations
  • Job opportunities
  • Innovations

How to contact Sheffield District ‘s energy distributors?

Distributor Telephone number Number opening hours
South Yorkshire Northern Powergrid Emergency Number 0800 375675 24/7
South Yorkshire Northern Powergrid Non-Emergency Number 0800 011 3332 24/7
South Yorkshire Northern Gas Networks Emergency Number 0800 111 999 24/7
South Yorkshire Northern Gas Networks Non-Emergency Number 0800 040 7766 24/7

Who provides most of Sheffield’s energy?

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

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


Written by joseph

Updated on 24 Jul, 2020