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British Gas Reviews, Prices & Tariffs

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British Gas is one of the most recognisable suppliers in the energy industry. With a history dating as far back as the 18th century, they have long serviced households and businesses all over the UK.

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Our guide to
British Gas

British Gas serve millions of household and business energy customers each year. Whilst British Gas still offer options for businesses of all sizes, to help smaller businesses manage lower usages of energy, typically spending less than £10k annually on their energy, they created British Gas Lite.

About British Gas

British Gas prices are very competitive. They offer a variety of tariffs for both domestic and business customers.

British Gas Business Energy Tariffs

Like all supplier pricing, British Gas business prices will vary depending on the location, wholesale market and other factors. The example displayed below may not be the price you see if you compare prices today.

For a business electricity contract using 25,000 kWh of electricity annually on a 2-year fixed rate deal would cost a British Gas customer around £7,701. This is an average British Gas price on one day in February 2024. This is a unit rate of 29.9p with a daily standing charge of 62.3p.

Domestic Customer Tariffs

As the price cap has reduced considerably, the switching market is back open. You can compare British Gas deals to see if it is worth switching.

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British Gas is a subsidiary of Centrica. Centrica own several energy companies throughout the UK and Ireland: including Scottish Gas and Bord Gais Energy. British Gas’ Chief Executive is Chris O'Shea. Centrica’s chairman is Scott Wheway.

British Gas are one of the largest energy companies in the UK. As a result, they have a lot of staff working in customer service. This means that there are a lot of ways to get in contact.

For existing customers, the best number to call is 0333 202 9802. This is the general customer service number, available between 8am and 8pm on most days.

It is possible to write to British Gas. They have a PO box address at: PO Box 227, Rotherham, S98 1PD.

The head office address is Millstream, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 5GD.

Here, you can find the latest fuel mix disclosure information from British Gas

Energy Source

British Gas Average

UK Average

Renewables

54%

40.8%

Nuclear

26%

13.9%

Coal

2%

3.4%

Natural gas

17%

39.3%

Other fuels

1%

2.6%

CO2 emissions

88 g/kWh

186 g/kWh

High-level radioactive waste

0.0018 g/kWh

0.007 g/kWh

Domestic Customers

Typically, British Gas charge £40 per fuel for domestic contract cancellations.

Business Customers

Exiting a business energy contract may result in substantial fees, although some conditions may apply depending on the reason to exit the agreement. It is best to check your supplier contract in all instances.

Switching to British Gas from your current provider -- or even just getting a better deal on your current British Gas tariff -- is easy with Love Energy Savings. Simply enter your details here to generate energy quotes for your home or business. Then, select the British Gas tariff that best meets your needs.

Our operators will handle the rest, including communicating with your current provider and the team at British Gas. That way, you don’t need to do a thing. Switch and save today.

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British Gas offers the following with their tariffs:

Domestic Households

  • Online Account Management
  • Flexible Tariffs
  • Smart Meters
  • Warm Home Discount
  • Additional HomeCare cover

Business Energy Customers

  • Flexible and simple purchasing
  • Expert advice on energy management
  • Usage insights
  • Custom tariffs
  • Online management

British Gas reviews are currently average. With over 180,000 reviews on Trustpilot, they have an average rating of 4 out of a possible 5 stars.

Understanding your Domestic British Gas bill

Most British Gas bills are now viewable online; British Gas will send you an email when your bill is due.

Your online or paper bill will tell you:

    • The billing period (typically monthly)
    • What you owe and when it needs to be paid
    • Your estimated energy usage over the billing period
    • A detailed breakdown of your usage (on a dual-fuel tariff, you’ll get a
    • breakdown of both gas and electricity
    • A comparison of this usage compared to last year
    • A breakdown of how the price has been calculated for transparency
British Gas Bill

An example of a Business British Gas bill

Billing is available to see online. 

Your business details will be on the statement, it is important to keep these details up to date. 

Learn more about energy bills.

British Gas Business Bill

How to switch to British Gas

Switching to British Gas from your current provider -- or even just getting a better deal on your current British Gas tariff -- is easy with Love Energy Savings. Simply enter your details here to generate energy quotes for your home or business. Then, select the British Gas tariff that best meets your needs.

Our operators will handle the rest, including communicating with your current provider and the team at British Gas. That way, you don’t need to do a thing. Switch and save today.

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