The Midlands Electricity Board was the public sector utility company responsible for electricity generation and electrical infrastructure maintenance in the Midlands of England prior to 1990. As Midlands Electricity plc it was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
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... The Midlands Electricity Board was formed in 1947, under the Electricity Act of that year ... The counterpart of the East Midlands board, it served southern, and western parts of Warwickshire, as well as the counties of Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and Staffordshire, as well as most of ... The MEB, Southern Electric and Eastern Electricity merged their showrooms, forming the Powerhouse store chain in the early 90's ...
... Formerly Midland Electricity Board ... MEB or Midlands Electricity was subject of a takeover bid by Powergen in 1996, however this was blocked ... In April 2004 MEB and East Midlands Electricity rebranded as Central Networks for distribution, and the domestic supply business now uses the name of its German parent E.On ...
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