Electricity & Gas in South Yorkshire in 2020

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South Yorkshire is a county located in the Center of England. It is home to 1 209 847 inhabitants, which makes it the 2nd largest county in Yorkshire in terms of population, and the 9th in the country! South Yorkshire’s biggest city is Sheffield, with Doncaster coming in as a close second.

The 272 110 households residing in South Yorkshire can rely on their local DNO Northern Powergrid for electricity supply, and on Northern Gas Networks for gas.

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What’s the heating fuel mix in South Yorkshire in 2020?

Homes in South Yorkshire are heated thanks to three different types of energy: gas, electricity and oil. The most popular fuel in South Yorkshire is gas, and in Yorkshire. Out of a total of 272 110, 52.48% use gas, 13.68% use electricity and 18.18% use oil. A remaining 15.66% do not rely on a central heating system to warm their house or appartment.

Inhabitants of South Yorkshire regularly ask which fuel is more cost-effective. While gas is less expensive to run on a daily-basis, instalment and maintenance costs are usually lower for electricity, making it a more efficient energy source overall. It is also more efficient, as it does not induce energy loss when converted to heat, meaning that South Yorkshire inhabitants basically get more from the power they pay for.

What’s the average price per kwh in South Yorkshire?

In South Yorkshire, the average price for a kwh of energy is £10,64 according to the most recent data.

Home heating fuel split in June 2020

Total South Yorkshire households 272 110 100%
Electric central heating 37 230 13.68%
Gas central heating 142 809 52.48%
Oil central heating 49 466 18.18%
No central heating 42 606 15.66%

How to get in touch with South Yorkshire’s energy distributors?

Inhabitants of South Yorkshire 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.

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 are the two energy operators in South Yorkshire?

South Yorkshire is a county located in Yorkshire, the 2nd biggest in that region of the UK. It is inhabited by 1 209 847 inhabitants, who rely on two main providers for their energy supply. Northern Powergrid distributes electricity to the 272 110 in South Yorkshire, whereas
Northern Gas Networks is responsible for ensuring that the county gets a reliable supply of gas.

South Yorkshire Distribution Network Operator South Yorkshire Gas Operator
Northern Powergrid Northern Gas Networks
Northern Powergrid website Northern Gas Networks website

Written by joseph

Updated on 2 Jul, 2020