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British Gas Energy

As one of the largest six energy companies in the UK, British Gas, which was formed in 1986, provides power to millions of homes every day.

About British Gas

British Gas is one of the most established names in the UK energy industry. They have been around since 1812 and have been providing gas and electricity to millions of households ever since.

Currently owned by Centrica, this energy giant serves over 14 million homes around the UK making them the biggest energy supplier out of the ‘Big Six’. British Gas is also at the front of the smart meter rollout and has an aim to have smart meters installed in all their customers’ homes by the year 2020.

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Benefits and Energy Mix


  • Easy to use app meaning you can keep track of your bills, get in touch with engineers and submit energy readings on your phone
  • Discounts if you pay via direct debit
  • Inform you when a cheaper energy tariff is available
  • On the forefront of the smart meter rollout
  • Reliable company with great customer service

Energy Mix

It's important to know where your supplier gets their energy from:

  • Coal - 11%
  • Gas - 35%
  • Nuclear - 10%
  • Renewable - 40%
  • Other - 4%

Get in Touch

  • General – 0800 048 0202
  • Emergency (gas) – 0800 111 999
  • Emergency (electricity) – 0800 111 105
  • Account enquiries – 0333 202 9802
  • Questions about moving home – 0333 202 9802
  • Calling from abroad – 0333 202 9630