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WPD plan to invest a record £6bn in ground-breaking network transformation plan to drive UK’s Net Zero aspirations

We have announced our plan to invest a record £6 billion into network improvement, environmental sustainability, and new community energy projects across the...


Peak District undergrounding project improves views and protects wildlife

An undergrounding project is taking place in an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) in the Peak District, benefitting views along a popular route for w...


Secret medieval tunnel discovered by WPD team

Our East Wales team has discovered a secret medieval tunnel while working in the beautiful Wye Valley.  Ty Coch technician Allyn Gore (left) and wayleave of...


Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid project announces British Gas as its final partner in a diverse range of energy suppliers

The Electric Nation Vehicle to Grid (V2G) trial, a project run by Western Power Distribution (WPD) and CrowdCharge to demonstrate how electric vehicles (EVs)...


Network investment to boost green recovery

We have joined forces with electricity network companies across the UK to unlock additional strategic investment in the grid to support low carbon developmen...


We're supporting National Apprenticeship Week by offering more than 50 craft apprenticeships

As National Apprenticeship Week gets underway, Western Power Distribution (WPD) is on the hunt for 54 craft apprentices across the Midlands, South West and S...