What does the Trust do?
The British Gas Energy Trust is an independent charity that gives grants to help people with energy debts and other household bills. The Trust can also support with further assistance payments for things such as appliances, boiler repairs or replacements and funeral expenses.
During 2012, 16,675 grants were made, totalling £10.5m. Learn more about the ways in which the Trust is working to tackle fuel poverty.
Meet Doreen and Wendy
Hear how a broken boiler helped forge a friendship between Doreen and her case worker, Wendy, after the Trust helped Doreen out of debt.
Meet Maria Wardrobe
As a Trustee of the British Gas Energy Trust and a Director of NEA, Maria explains the importance of the Trust in helping those most in need.
Meet Christine Tate
Find out more about British Gas’ plans to help tackle fuel poverty through partnerships from Christine Tate, Head of Corporate Responsibility at British Gas.