Electrical emergency

What should I do if I have an electrical emergency?

Your electricity network operator looks after the safety and security of your electricity supply. If you have an electrical emergency, or the power goes off, you should contact your network operator right away.

We’ve listed all relevant UK Operators below, so find their number, make a note of it, and keep it somewhere you’ll remember.

Area
Company
Emergency number
Website
Twitter account
East Midlands, West Midlands, South Wales & South West England
Western Power Distribution
0800 6783 105
www.westernpower.co.uk
@wpduk
Eastern England
UK Power Networks
0800 783 8838 (or 0333 202 2021 from a mobile phone)
www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk
@UKPowerNetworks
Southern England
SSE Power Distribution
0800 072 7282
www.ssepd.co.uk
@southernelecPD
South East England
UK Power Networks
0800 783 8866 (or 0333 202 2023 from a mobile phone)
www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk
@UKPowerNetworks