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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 provide a range of commercial services to organisations, here are the details and who to contact.
We are the electricity distribution network operator for the Midlands, South West and Wales.
Safety & education
As a major energy distributor and as an employer we treat health and safety matters very seriously.
If you wish to speak to us about anything our contact centre team is here to help with your query.
Latest news from WPD
Thank you for the music
Care home residents get entertained.
A Christmas Fair-y
Support Macmillan at the Eden Project.
Add a sparkle to safety
'look up - look out' this bonfire night.
Spread the Warmth
We team up with Age Cymru for winter preparations.
Sowing the seed
5,000 trees are planted this year.
Newly Improved Newport
Seven new substations are installed.
Find out what we’re doing and how you can be prepared if there are power cuts.
Find out more
Energy bills can provide financial challenges for many households.
Find out how you can save energy and money on your Winter fuel bills.
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!
Visit the site
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.
Read all about our Connection Surgeries which are taking place throughout 2015.
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.
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.
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.
As a business we are committed to protecting the environment and constantly look to reduce our impact
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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.
Who is my supplier?
Find out who your electricity supplier is and how to contact them.
Ready to make a connection?
Apply to get connected to our network, modify your current connection or get a budget estimate or feasibility study.
The importance of getting it right first time, every time.
Network planning consultations
Read the latest on our current network planning consultation.
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.
Watch our latest videos to find out about the work we do and how we can help you.