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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 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.
Latest news from WPD
Powerful investment for Heage
A £2m project is underway in Derbyshire.
Poly tunnel for Three Ways School
WPD funds new poly tunnel for special needs academy.
Pedal power the way forward
Birmingham engineers use electric bikes to get around city and maintain electricity supplies during A38 tunnel closures.
Staff’s fantastic response as lightning storms hit supplies
Advanced preparations lead to quick response times for customers.
New single emergency number unveiled
Western Power Distribution launch single emergency number.
0800 6783 105
Historical site gets transformed
A £9m investment at a major substation will boost power supplies to Gloucester.
You can now register to receive a monthly email from WPD informing you of updates made to our webpages and online documents.
Find out more
Ofgem confirms fast track for WPD Business Plan.
Come along to one of our Connection Surgeries to discuss your connection requirements.
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
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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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.
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.
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.