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Use of System charges

These pages provide useful information for electricity suppliers and major users about our charges for use of system, metering and others. Click here to find out what areas we cover.

Western Power Distribution’s systems are employed by a wide variety of users, from large scale manufacturers through local building contractors to domestic customers.

If you are planning any building works or projects then you can find out more by looking at our Charging Statements page.

Distribution Charging Overview

We have put together a simple document which provides an overview of distribution charging, please click here to view.



Distribution Charging Update 

We held a webinar on the 12th March 2018 to discuss distribution charging. To download the slides click here. To download the audio click here.



DUoS Charging for LV and HV Metered Connections

We have published a guide to understanding WPDs charges for using our distribution system for LV and HV metered connections, please click here to view. 



Podcast - October 2018

In October 2018 we recorded a podcast discussing Ofgem's reform of electricity network access and charging project, please click here to listen.



Podcast - March 2019

In March 2019, we recorded a further podcast discussing recent changes to distribution prices and the Ofgem charging projects, please click here to listen.