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Latest news from WPD

New equipment speeds power cut restoration

An innovative scheme to install automation to existing switchgear has been completed. 

Staff's festive fundraising effort

Colleagues don festive knitwear to raise funds for charity.

Winter preparations underway

We're always prepared for any bad weather which may come our way. Make sure you're prepared too.

WPD named utility of the year

Top award highlights year of success.

Ho Ho Ho and a charity Santa run

Staff join in Santa runs for charity.

We get festive for charity

Birmingham staff decorate a Birmingham's Children's Hospital unit for Christmas.

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Preparing for winter weather

With the weather becoming ever more unpredictable as we move into winter, we’re always geared up to respond quickly if our customers’ power supplies are disrupted.

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Who we are

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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Power cuts

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.

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RIIO-ED1 Business plan

Ofgem confirms fast track for WPD Business Plan.

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Connection Surgeries

Come along to one of our Connection Surgeries to discuss your connection requirements.

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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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Connections

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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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.

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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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