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Latest news from WPD

The improvement continues

Shrewsbury residents benefit from £3million scheme. 

The cream of the crop

4 apprentices gain recognition for their hard work. 

A CountryTastic Time

Youngsters learn all about electricity with Pylonman.

Cable Diversion project begins

Ye Olde Pack Horse roundabout, Derbyshire.

A step up for Melton Mowbray

800 properties gain reliability in their supply. 

Sparkhill gains a new lease of life

Nine month project is complete. 

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Helping us to help you

We're committed to providing the best customer service at all times, and our latest awareness campaign, while highlighting some of the ways in which we strive to achieve this, is also designed to help you help us.

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Connection Surgeries

Read all about our Connection Surgeries which are taking place throughout 2015.

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Who we are, what we do

Western Power Distribution is the electricity distribution network operator for the Midlands, South Wales and the South West.

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Serving our customers

We deliver electricity to over 7.8 million customers over a 55,300 square kilometre service area covering the Midlands, South Wales and the South West.

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Contact us in a power cut

If you are experiencing a power cut please let us know. You should also get in touch if you need further help and advice or if there is something else you think we need to know about.

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RIIO-ED1 Business plan

Ofgem confirms fast track for WPD Business Plan.

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Register for website updates

You can now register to receive a fortnightly email from WPD informing you of updates made to our webpages and online documents.

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How to get connected

If you’re planning a to add or change a connection to our electricity network, please visit our Connections pages where you can find out what to do. You can now also apply for any connection online via our online connections application facility.

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We care about the environment

As a business we are committed to protecting the environment and constantly look to reduce our impact
on it.

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Power cuts in your area

Sometimes power cuts do happen, but when they do, we're ready to restore your electricity as soon as possible. Find out if we are working on an issue in your area at the moment.

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Who is my supplier?

Find out who your electricity supplier is and how to contact them. 

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Ready to make a connection?

Apply to get connected to our network, modify your current connection or get a budget estimate or feasibility study.




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Customer service


The importance of getting it right first time, every time.

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Network planning consultations


Read the latest on our current network planning consultation.

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Priority services

We have special arrangements in place for vulnerable customers who depend on electricity and for whom power cuts may be particularly worrying.

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Video library

Watch our latest videos to find out about the work we do and how we can help you.

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