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Business priority services

Business priority services

We offer this service for FREE to help reduce the impact of power cuts on our business customers. Find out more below.

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We’re here to make sure your business has the information and support it needs should you ever experience a planned or unplanned power cut.

What support can you expect?

  • We will provide you with 30 day’s notice of a planned power cut via a leaflet and email. With a reminder 48 hours before the start time by SMS or Email.
  • We will make every effort to prevent the planned works being cancelled.
  • Advice and guidance on obtaining generators and other ways of preparing for a planned or unplanned power cut.
  • We’ll always work as quickly as possible to restore your electricity.
  • You’ll be kept up to date of any changes to timings our engineers make us aware of.
  • Sometimes we may need to access your land to complete the works and will contact you in advance to discuss further and make suitable arrangements.
  • Working with the business community we will take steps to avoid planned work at times that could be the most disruptive.
  • If there is an unplanned power cut in your area, we’ll proactively contact you.
  • We will provide advice and information to help you reduce the carbon emissions of your business. More information can be found here
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