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British Gas Prices, Tariffs & Reviews

Serving millions of customers, British Gas is the UK’s leading energy supplier

As one of the most recognised brands in the UK, regardless of industry; British Gas has supplied households and businesses with energy for over 200 years. Known under different brand names over the many years, it was in 1973 that they adopted the British Gas name that we all know. 

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A Guide to British Gas

Trustpilot Customer Rating: 4.1 out of 5, based on over 190,000 reviews. 

British Gas is not only known for supplying energy. Households and businesses across the UK class the brand as their first port of call for boiler installations, water leaks and air conditioning services.

To organise their business energy customers, they’ve divided their services into British Gas Lite, which is dedicated to serving smaller enterprises, and their standard British Gas Business brand is used to meet the needs of larger businesses.

Business customers can benefit from custom energy tariffs, flexible payment plans, online account management and professional energy management advice.

Meanwhile, if you’re a home energy customer, you can access flexible tariffs, smart meters, online account management, and their HomeCare Cover and Warm Home Discount.

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British Gas Business Electricity Prices Per kWh 

Prices based on an assumed usage of 25,000 kWh annually 

Contract Length

Unit Rate 

Standing Charge

Annual Cost

1-year

29.3p

60p

£7,554.18

2-years

29.4p

62p

£7,585.23

3-years

30.3p

65p

£7,808.77

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British Gas Business Gas Prices Per kWh 

Prices based on an assumed usage of 25,000 kWh annually 

Contract Length

Unit Rate 

Standing Charge

Annual Cost

1-year

8p

48.1p

£2,179.56

2-years

7.8p

48p

£2,132.32

3-years

7.8p

48p

£2,133.39

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British Gas Energy Prices 2024 - UK Households 

Here's an example of a 3-bedroom home with 2 adult occupants and how much they may pay for a British Gas supply. 

 

Tariff Type 

Unit Price

Standing Charge

Monthly Gas & Electric Bill

Electricity - 30.1p per kWh (inc. VAT)

Gas - 7.57p per kWh (inc. VAT)

2-year home energy fixed tariff (direct debit)

Electricity - 50.16p per day (inc. VAT)

Gas - 27.97p per day (inc. VAT)

£116.27 

British Gas standard variable (price could go up or down at anytime) 

Electricity - 27.21p per kWh (inc. VAT)

Gas - 6.89p per kWh (inc. VAT)

Electricity - 51.81p per day (inc. VAT)

Gas - 29.61p per day (inc. VAT)

£108.69

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British Gas Green Performance

British Gas is committed to environmental sustainability. They aim to become net zero by 2050 and encourage all their customers to become more eco-friendly.

They offer both domestic and commercial customers green energy tariffs, where they match energy consumption with purchases of renewable energy.

British Gas has reduced its own carbon emissions by 39% since 2015, and they have saved 11 million households’ worth of carbon dioxide over the last 10 years.

Here’s a breakdown of their fuel mix:

  • Coal – 0%
  • Natural Gas – 0%
  • Nuclear – 24%
  • Renewables – 76%
  • Other fuels – 0%

Currently, 76% of British Gas electricity comes from renewable sources compared to the UK average of 38%.

British Gas Renewables - Business Energy 

British Gas offers a range of renewable options to help boost green credentials with fixed-rate tariffs. 

For business electricity, British Gas now offers zero carbon and natural renewable electricity. 

Zero carbon - made up of renewable and nuclear energy. This is backed by nuclear declarations and REGOs

Natural renewable electricity - this is sourced from renewables that can be replenished and is backed by REGOs. This includes wind power, solar panels and hydropower plants. 

 

For business gas, there are standard gas and carbon-neutral options. 

Standard gas - this is a non-renewable source and is a standard option from all suppliers. 

Carbon neutral gas - this balances carbon emissions with absorption by financing ways of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This is commonly known as carbon offsetting. 

British Gas Features Summary 

We rate energy suppliers based on customers' most desired features including payment options, customer satisfaction, renewable energy and other factors. You can see this snapshot below. 

Features

Service Offered

Online Billing

Yes

Direct Debit

Yes 

Smart Meters

Yes

Mobile App

No

Flexible Payments

Monthly

Bonus Services (emergency callouts, backup supply etc) 

Not as standard

Renewable Energy

Yes

Trustpilot

3.7

Paper Billing

Yes

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