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Latest news from WPD

Going deeper underground

Installation of 5km of cable to take place in East Leake and Stanford on Soar.

Storm Imogen batters region

Magnificent staff effort to reconnect power supplies.

Work begins in Hilton

Work to power up local business starts today.

Investing in Hereford

£300,000 investment will benefit customers.

December donations

Staff raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease. 

A new age for Hathersage

Huge investment aids a new initiative.

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Preparing for stormy weather

Find out what we’re doing and how you can be prepared if there are power cuts.

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Trainee Engineers

Want to know how to become a Trainee Engineer? We've got vacancies and information for you.

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Big Energy Saving Tips

Energy bills can provide financial challenges for many households.

Find out how you can save energy and money on your Winter fuel bills.

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Visit our Power Discovery Zone

Why not experience our brand new site designed for teachers and children alike.

With Key Stage 2 teaching resources and plenty of games in our kid zone learning can be fun for all!

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Think safe     and stay safe

Our new safety information initiative is targeting land owners and land users to highlight the need for care around electrical infrastructure like overhead power lines.

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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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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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Can we help?

Serving your area


Do we distribute electricity to you? Find out here.

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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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Connection portal


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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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