About us

We supply commercial energy and solutions to satisfy the changing needs of our customers

Business gas and electricity

We can help with your energy needs

We make it simple to get a quote for business gas and electricity.

How much do you spend per year?

£10,000 or under per year

Low-cost energy for small business from British Gas Lite

Over £10,000 per year

We offer a range of prices and choice of terms to suit your business. Get a contract that’s made for your business.

Helping you use energy more sustainably

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges the world faces today. We can help your business on your path to future net zero. Choose us as your partner to sustainability.

Energy services for businesses

Repairs, installations, safety and more

More than 50,000 businesses across the UK call us if the unexpected happens. We can keep your business cool with air conditioning, repair a broken boiler or stop a water leak. We’re here to help.

Who owns British Gas business?

Centrica is our parent company

British Gas business is part of Centrica Business Solutions.

History of British Gas and Centrica

Take a trip along our timeline

We're founded on a proud 200-year heritage of serving customers in homes and businesses. We've adapted from our early days supplying gas and coal, to becoming an energy and solutions company of the future.

Careers

Build a future, make a difference

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News and views from the ever-changing world of business energy.

Our fuel mix

See the mix of fuels we've used to generate electricity

All suppliers, including British Gas, are required to provide information about the mix of fuels used to generate the electricity supplied to their customers, as well as its environmental impact.

Coal

British Gas Trading Limited

0%

UK Average

3%

Natural gas

British Gas

0%

UK Average

38%

Nuclear

British Gas Trading Limited

25%

UK Average

16%

Renewables

British Gas Trading Limited

75%

UK Average

40%

Other

British Gas Trading Limited

0%

UK Average

3%

CO 2 Emissions

British Gas Trading Limited

0 g/KWh

UK Average

194 g/KWh

High-level radioactive waste

British Gas Trading Limited

 0.0018 g/KWh

UK Average

0.0011 g/KWh

The table shows the British Gas fuel mix from 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021.

Fuel mix of our products and contracts

Coal (MWh)

British Gas Trading Limited

0%

Renewable Energy For Business

0%

Renewable Energy - Residential

0%

All Other Products

0%

Natural Gas

British Gas Trading Limited

0%

Renewable Energy For Business

0%

Renewable Energy - Residential

0%

All Other Products

0%

Nuclear

British Gas Trading Limited

25%

Renewable Energy For Business

0%

Renewable Energy - Residential

0%

All Other Products

35%

Renewable

British Gas Trading Limited

75%

Renewable Energy For Business

100%

Renewable Energy - Residential

100%

All Other Products

65%

Other

British Gas Trading Limited

0%

Renewable Energy For Business

0%

Renewable Energy - Residential

0%

All Other Products

0%

CO2 Emissions

British Gas Trading Limited

0 g/KWh

Renewable Energy For Business

0 g/KWh

Renewable Energy - Residential

0 g/KWh

All Other Products

0 g/KWh

High-level radioactive waste

British Gas Trading Limited

0.0018 g/KWh

Renewable Energy For Business

0 g/KWh

Renewable Energy - Residential

0 g/KWh

All Other Products

0.0025 g/KWh

  • There are separate fuel mixes for Residential and CBS renewable products.
  • Any product which is not renewable is covered by the "All Other Products" column.
  • Our fuel mix is zero carbon (same as last year), with a very similar proportion of Renewable vs Nuclear. The UK average mix has also remained fairly stable.
  • There is no separate fuel mix for BG Evolve, which now operates under the same supply licence as British Gas
    • All BG Evolve products are included in the "Renewable Energy – Residential" column.

For comparison, here are the BGTL and UK Average fuel mixes for the previous compliance period vs the current period:

 

Previous Period

Energy Source
British Gas Trading Limited
UK Average
Coal
0% 4%
Natural Gas 0% 39%
Nuclear 24% 17%
Renewable 76% 38%
Other 0% 2%
CO2 Emissions 0 g/KWh 205 g/KWh
High-level radioactive waste 0.0017 g/KWh 0.0012 g/KWh

 

Current Period

Energy Source
British Gas Trading Limited
UK Average
Coal
0% 3%
Natural Gas 0% 38%
Nuclear 25% 16%
Renewable 75% 40%
Other 0% 3%
CO2 Emissions 0 g/KWh 194 g/KWh
High-level radioactive waste 0.0018 g/KWh 0.0011 g/KWh