Electricity & Gas in York in 2020

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York is the 2nd largest town in North Yorkshire, with 153 508 inhabitants. 65 225 households rely on Northern Powergrid for their electricity supply, and on Northern Gas Networks for their gas.

Who distributes York’s gas and electricity?

Yorkers can call their local North 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 York, we strongly suggest you contact the emergency number provided here for your distributor.

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

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

Heating fuel data in York

Total York households 65 225 100%
Electric central heating 10 516 16,12%
Gas central heating 52 457 80,42%
Oil central heating 223 0,34%
No central heating 2 029 3,11%

Out of all 65 225 Yorkers households (according to 209 data), electricity is used to power 16,12%, gas 80,42%, and oil 3,11%. The remaining 0,34% of all families in York do not use central heating at all.

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

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

Looking for another city in North Yorkshire?

Find out more: Turriff and District Ward , Stakes Ward , Stevenage

How to contact York ‘s energy distributors?

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

What’s the average price per kwh in York?

In North Yorkshire, the average energy price for a kwh is £10,64 according to the most recent data. A Yorker pays roughly 0,00% more compared to the UK national average.

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

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

Who is the main energy provider in York?

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


Written by Pierre

Updated on 24 Jul, 2020