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Latest news from WPD

Yellow is the new black

South Lincolnshire pylons get a lick of paint.

Hobbit Hole fun

Man cave heaven is made in Wolverley.

Leading from the front

We're supporting the recruitment of new leaders for the Duke of Edinburgh programme in Wales.

Shake your bucket for boobs!

We're supporting Tenovus Cancer Care, you can too.

The Forest of Dreams

Our apprentices lend a helping hand. 

Great British countryside

Derbyshire views are improved. 

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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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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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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.

Brechfa Forest Connection

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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