2016 – What’s the story behind your bill?

  • Your energy bill can be divided into six different cost areas
  • The six different cost areas – broken down and explained

 

You may not realise it, but behind the scenes there are various factors that affect what you pay for your energy. These can be broken down into six key areas.

What's the story behind your bill?

If you’d like to know a bit more about some of the main areas that make up your bill, we can explain each of them to you in less than 60 seconds.

 

Wholesale energy costs broken down

Infographic showing breaking down wholesale costs

 

The cost of getting energy to your home

 

Our environmental and social obligations

 

What goes into running our business

 

The smallest area that makes up your bill is our profit

 

How much tax does British Gas pay in the UK?

 

 

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