Power Cut Phone Number – 105
A new national power cut phone line has now been launched – 105 – to help people contact the company that looks after their electricity network. This would be UK Power Networks for London, the East and South East of England.
The number, which is available to electricity customers in England, Scotland and Wales, will enable people to report or get information about power cuts as well as report damage to electricity power lines and substations that could put themselves, or someone else, in danger. 105 is funded and delivered by the electricity network operators, and is a first for the UK’s energy industry. As well as calling 105, people can find more information on the website: http://www.powercut105.com/
UK Power Networks still runs a Priority Services Register for people who may be more vulnerable in a power cut e.g. older people, those dependent on medical equipment, parents of young children etc. To join,you can call 0800 169 9970, firstname.lastname@example.org or apply online at www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk/priority.