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What We Do

We transmit, distribute and connect electricity to and from 3.5 million homes and businesses over our network, 24 hours a day, every day of the year.  Our distribution network has:

We take electricity generated from power stations and renewable energy sources, reduce it to the low voltage needed for homes and transport it through our vast electricity network. We also provide customers with new or upgraded connections to our network.

In the UK, we are a leading Distribution Network Operator (DNO) in distributing renewable energy, having connected around 7GW of renewable generation to our networks with more connected on a daily basis.

Between 2013 and 2023, we are investing £7bn into our network to improve performance, ensure security of energy supply, facilitate the connection of low carbon technologies and to pave the way for us to become the utility of the future.


How we keep the electricity flowing:


Delivering Value to Customers

For a domestic customer the average cost is just 35p per day, much less than a 2nd Class postage stamp, a coffee shop latte, or a typical domestic broadband service.

We take electricity generated from wind farms, power stations, and other utilities, reduce it to the low voltage needed for homes and transport it through our vast network.