Electricity Distributors in the UK

Energy market in the UK is made up of electricity generators, distributors and suppliers. Electricity distributors also called distribution network operators (DNOs) are responsible for carrying electricity from high voltage transmission grid to domestic, commercial and industrial users. Each electricity distributor manages one or more regions for electricity distribution as per their license.
There are 14 licensed distribution network operators in Britain also include some smaller independent distributors. Electricity distribution costs are included in wholesale electricity costs and are added into electricity bills both for domestic and business users.
Electricity distributors are also responsible for issuing MPAN to both domestic and business users.
The map below shows the electricity regions along with electricity distributors that manages that region.



Use the following information if you need to get in touch with your electricity distributor regarding your MPAN or supply issues.

  • North of Scotland:
    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks
    0345 026 2554 (SSEN Meter Point Administration Service) for your Meter Point Administration Number (MPAN)
  • Central & Southern Scotland:
    SP Energy Networks
    0330 1010 300
  • North East England & Yorkshire:
    Northern Powergrid
    0800 011 3332
  • North West England:
    Electricity North West
    0800 195 4141
  • Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales & North Shropshire:
    SP Energy Networks
    0330 1010 300
  • East Midlands & West Midlands:
    Western Power Distribution
    0800 096 3080
  • South Wales & South West England:
    Western Power Distribution
    0800 096 3080
  • London, South East England & Eastern England:
    UK Power Networks
    0800 029 4285
  • Central Southern England:
    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks
    0345 026 2554 (SSEN Meter Point Administration Service) for your Meter Point Administration Number (MPAN)
  • Northern Ireland:
    Northern Ireland Electricity Networks
    03457 643 643
  • Republic of Ireland:
    ESB Networks
    00353 1850 372 757

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