Electricity & Gas in Cardiff in 2020

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Looking for information on energy providers in Cardiff?

Cardiff is the 1st largest town in South Glamorgan, with 372 156 inhabitants. 154 183 households rely on SSE for their electricity supply, and on Wales & West Utilities for their gas.

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

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

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

Find more information online by browsing SSE’s wesbite . For Wales & West Utilities, visit their website.

Who is the main energy provider in Cardiff?

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

How to contact Caerdydd – Cardiff’s energy distributors?

Distributor Telephone number Number opening hours
South Glamorgan SSE Emergency Number 0800 111 999 24/7
South Glamorgan SSE Non-Emergency Number 0345 070 7373 Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm and Saturdays, 9am to 2pm
South Glamorgan Wales & West Utilities Emergency Number 0800 111 999 24/7
South Glamorgan Wales & West Utilities Non-Emergency Number 0800 912 29 99 Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm and Saturdays, 9am to 2pm

What’s the average price per kwh in Cardiff?

In South Glamorgan, the average energy price for a kwh is £10,6 according to the most recent data. A Cardiffian pays roughly -0,38% more compared to the UK national average.

What do Cardiffians use to heat their homes ?

Heating fuel data in Cardiff

Total Cardiff households 154 183 100%
Electric central heating 17 592 11,41%
Gas central heating 132 611 86,01%
Oil central heating 452 0,29%
No central heating 3 528 2,29%

Out of all 154 183 Cardiffians households (according to 209 data), electricity is used to power 11,41%, gas 86,01%, and oil 2,29%. The remaining 0,29% of all families in Cardiff do not use central heating at all.

Who distributes Cardiff’s gas and electricity?

Cardiffians can call their local South Glamorgan 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 Cardiff, we strongly suggest you contact the emergency number provided here for your distributor.

Cardiff Distribution Network Operator Cardiff Gas Operator
SSE Wales & West Utilities
SSE website Wales & West Utilities website

Looking for another city in South Glamorgan?

Find out more: Norton-on-Derwent , Norton Ward , Swansea


Written by Pierre

Updated on 24 Jul, 2020