Western Power Distribution (WPD) is the distribution network operator for the Midlands, South West England and South Wales, and is responsible for delivering electricity to approximately 7.8 million customers in the UK.
Their helicopters use to fly at heights of between 30 and 150 feet above the ground when on network patrol.
Babcock to Upgrade Western Power Distribution EC135, 27-Mar-18 : Babcock will upgrade Western Power Distribution (WPD) EC135P1/P2 fleet with a new mission system and interior. First scheduled to arrived Staverton facility July 2018 and all completed by end 2019
UK Western Power Distribution EC135, 14-Oct-16 : UK’s Western Power Distribution (WPD) EC135 helicopter fleet undertakes surveillance flights on a daily basis covering, as a minimum, 36,000 km each year
UK Western Power Distribution Selects EC135P2, 30-Oct-14 : Western Power Distribution purchase an EC135P2 and will join four current EC135P1. The EC135 series is the most widely used aircraft across UK Emergency Services and National Resilience market