Formerly Yorkshire Electricity Board. Sold to the US company Innogy in 2001, and then acquired by the German utility RWE the following year. The company is RWE npower, but most domestic marketing is simply under the npower brand.
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... Formed as the Yorkshire Electricity Board in 1948 as part of the nationalisation of the electricity industry by the Electricity Act 1947, it was privatised in 1990 as the Yorkshire Electricity Group ... The distribution company (Yorkshire Electricity Distribution Limited) was disposed of to CE Electric UK in 2001 in exchange for the supply business of Northern Electric ... now the licensed Distribution Network Operator for the Yorkshire region ...
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“There are two great unknown forces to-day, electricity and woman, but men can reckon much better on electricity than they can on woman.”
—Josephine K. Henry, U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 15, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)