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We've got the information you need on power cuts and how to be prepared.
If you're looking to add or modify a connection to our network for domestic or business reasons, please speak to us.
We are the electricity distribution network operator for the Midlands, South West and the Wales.
As a major energy distributor and as an employer we take our social responsibility very seriously.
If you wish to speak to us about anything our contact centre team is here to help with your query.
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We aim to inform you as far in advance as possible if we need to perform maintenance on our network in your area – but unfortunately some power cuts are unplanned. If you are experiencing a power cut please contact us to report it. 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.
Western Power Distribution is the electricity distribution network operator for the Midlands, South Wales and the South West.
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.
As a business we are committed to protecting the environment and constantly look to reduce our impact
We are looking for people to train through the WPD Technical Apprenticeship Scheme to become Craftspeople throughout the Midlands, South West and South Wales.
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.
Ready to make a connection?
Apply to get connected to our network, modify your current connection or get a budget estimate or feasibility study.
This information is designed to help make contractors and the general public aware of our network equipment.
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Do we serve your area?
Check if you are covered by our network encompassing 7.8 million customers over a 55,300 square kilometre distribution area.
What's happening 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.
Use of System charges
Explore our charges for metering, system usage, connections and other customer related information.
Network planning consultation
Stay up-to-date with the latest information on our current network planning consultations.
Brechfa Forest Connection
We have special arrangements in place for vulnerable customers who depend on electricity and for whom power cuts may be particularly worrying.
Company cash is music to group’s ears
A Swadlincote-based singing group has received a donation from WPD.
Cake bake is a sweet success!
Colleagues get busy baking to raise cash for Children in Need.