Delivering value for money
WPD is the distribution network operator for the Midlands, South West and South Wales.
It is responsible for delivering electricity to 8 million customers in the UK and committed to investing around £1 billion on the network annually.
The distribution service makes up around 17% of an average customer's electricity bill which is around £100 a year or 27p a day.
For the full overall GB bill breakdown please head to the Ofgem website here.
For 27p a day, in 2017/18 WPD customers received:
- Highest customer satisfaction in the industry - for the 7th consecutive year
- Number one for stakeholder engagement - for the 7th consecutive year
- Better than target network performance - on average customers have a power cut once in 2 years, for 26 minutes
- Better than target for connection time to quote and time to connect - small schemes receive a quote in 8 days and generally connected in 42 days
- Transition to a Distributed System Operator is underway
- WPD supported 15,229 fuel poor customers to save over £5.4 million a year