Electricity & Gas in Surrey in 2020

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Surrey is a county located in the South East of England. It is home to 370 703 inhabitants, which makes it the 8th largest county in South East England in terms of population, and the 43rd in the country! Surrey’s biggest city is Woking, with Guildford coming in as a close second.

The 149 077 households residing in Surrey can rely on their local DNO UK Power Networks for electricity supply, and on SGN for gas.

How to get in touch with Surrey’s energy distributors?

Inhabitants of Surrey can call their local Surrey 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
Surrey UK Power Networks Emergency Number 0800 31 63 105 24/7
Surrey UK Power Networks Non-Emergency Number 0800 029 4285 Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Surrey SGN Emergency Number 0800 111 999 24/7
Surrey SGN Non-Emergency Number 0800 912 1700 Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

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

In Surrey, homes have four different types of central heating system. The most popular central heating option in Surrey is gas, like in much of South East England and in much of the UK. Gas heated homes represent 54.61% of all households in the county. On the other hand, 16.07% of families rely on electricity to get through the cold winters. Fuel represents another 14.03%, and a remaining 15.29% do not have central heating machinery in their homes. What’s more reliable? Which energy is cheaper to run? These are questions inhabitants of Surrey regularly ask themselves.

While gas is overall cheaper to run, electricity powered systems are usually more cost effective. They are less expensive to install compared to gas, and have small maintenance costs. They last longer than your average gas boiler. In terms of energy efficiency, they also come on top compared to their gas counterparts, being 100% efficient, without any energy loss.

Who are the two energy operators in Surrey?

Surrey is a county located in South East England, the 8th biggest in that region of the UK. It is inhabited by 370 703 inhabitants, who rely on two main providers for their energy supply. UK Power Networks distributes electricity to the 149 077 in Surrey, whereas SGN is responsible for ensuring that the county gets a reliable supply of gas.

Surrey Distribution Network Operator Surrey Gas Operator
UK Power Networks SGN
UK Power Networks website SGN website

Home heating fuel split in June 2020

Total Surrey households 149 077 100%
Electric central heating 23 955 16.07%
Gas central heating 81 416 54.61%
Oil central heating 20 918 14.03%
No central heating 22 788 15.29%

What’s the average price per kwh in Surrey?

Surrey inhabitants pay an average of £10,05 /kwh for their energy.

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Written by joseph

Updated on 2 Jul, 2020