Business energy connections

We install new gas and electricity meters and connections for commercial premises

Call us to get a quote, or we can call you

Mon-Fri 8.30am - 5pm

Need a new commercial meter, gas or electricity supply?

If you're moving, renovating or expanding your business premises, we can arrange your meter installation and energy connection quickly and easily.

We've installed thousands of energy meters, infrastructure and supply connections for large and small businesses over 40 years. So you can be confident knowing your project will be managed by qualified and experienced engineers, backed by a British brand you can trust.

Why choose us for your business energy connections?

 

We install all meters

We install all meters

Including smart meters and half-hourly settled. We'll advise you on the most suitable choice for your business.

Including smart meters and half-hourly settled. We'll advise you on the most suitable choice for your business.

Small and large solutions

Small and large solutions

From one energy connection to designing and project managing large energy infrastructure works, we can help.

40+ years' experience

40+ years' experience

Our fully accredited and qualified team of experts means we'll deliver your project to the highest quality and standards.

End to end service

End to end service

We design, plan and install the infrastructure you need, with dedicated managers for larger projects to guide and support you through every stage.

Need a new connection for your home or housing development? Please visit our British Gas residential website

Get a new commercial meter in 7 days[1]...

and a new energy connection in 8 weeks[1]

An engineer installing a new commercial meter

1. Quote - we'll advise you on the right meter and mains connection to suit your business. Then we'll provide a cost and arrange an installation date to suit you.

It may help you to download and complete our application form before you call. It includes all the information we need to give you an accurate quote.

2. Connect - we'll arrange any pipework and/or cables with the service provider, or Distribution Network Operator (DNO) to get your new energy supply connected.

For electricity connections, your DNO will confirm the timescales with you and give you a Meter Point Administration Number (MPAN) on completion. We’ll need this before we can fit a new meter.

An engineer examines a new commercial meter

3. Install - we install all types of energy meters including standard single rate, smart and half-hourly settled meters.

  • Half-hourly meters - tailored prices based on how and when you use your electricity.
  • Smart meters - automated meter readings and accurate bills for gas and electricity.

We've signed up to the Smart Meter Installation Code of Practice (SMICoP), which means we're committed to making the installation process clear and easy for our customers.

4. Supply - we'll contact you to make sure you're happy with your new meter and advise you on our most competitive fixed or flexible rate energy plans.

Call now to discuss your project, or we can call you

Mon-Fri 8.30am - 5pm

1. Quote - we'll advise you on the right meter and mains connection to suit your business. Then we'll provide a cost and arrange an installation date to suit you.

It may help you to download and complete our application form before you call. It includes all the information we need to give you an accurate quote.

2. Connect - we'll arrange any pipework and/or cables with the service provider, or Distribution Network Operator (DNO) to get your new energy supply connected.

For electricity connections, your DNO will confirm the timescales with you and give you a Meter Point Administration Number (MPAN) on completion. We’ll need this before we can fit a new meter.

An engineer installing a new commercial meter
An engineer examines a new commercial meter

3. Install - we install all types of energy meters including standard single rate, smart and half-hourly settled meters.

We've signed up to the Smart Meter Installation Code of Practice (SMICoP), which means we're committed to making the installation process clear and easy for our customers.

4. Supply - we'll contact you to make sure you're happy with your new meter and advise you on our most competitive fixed or flexible rate energy plans.

Call now to discuss your project, or we can call you

Mon-Fri 8.30am - 5pm

New energy connections for industrial and commercial developers

We design and project manage energy infrastructure and provide supply contracts for industrial and commercial developments

Our knowledge and expertise means we guarantee delivery of the highest quality and standards.

What we offer

  • Planning and design - bespoke plans and quotes
  • Project management - dedicated service, audits and accreditation
  • Infrastructure - pipework, cables, mains connections, disconnections and diversions
  • Metering - all types of meters installed and commissioned
  • Energy contracts - fixed and flexible energy contracts from 30 days to 3 years
  • Services - energy efficient boiler installs, repairs and gas safety

We can also provide

  • Temporary energy supply for construction sites
  • Specialist and half-hourly settled meters
  • Change of tenancy support
  • Renewable and low carbon energy solutions. Find out more.

Find out more about our competitive energy plans

 

Small business fixed and flexible energy plans

Small business fixed and flexible energy plans

Choose a plan from 30 days to 3 years

Commercial landlord tariff

Rent out commercial property?

Fixed or variable plans available

Large business energy solutions

Large business energy solutions

Buy and use energy cost-effectively with us

Moving business premises?

Tell us your move details and we'll take care of the rest

Take us along when you move businesses and we can agree a new contract for your new premises. Or, if you've moved into a new premises supplied by us, we can agree the right energy contract to suit you.

Frequently asked questions

Can new gas pipelines and electricity cables serve more than one supply point?

A: Yes, they can be connected to more than one supply point.

Can I change the position of my existing gas supply?
A: Yes, if you're one of our customers we can change the position of your existing gas supply. We'll need you to tell us your Meter Point Reference Number (MPRN), which you can find on your gas bill.
What information will I need to arrange a new business gas meter?

We'll need you to tell us your MPRN and the pressure of the service installed. You can find the pressure of the service on a yellow sticker on the end of the supply pipe, or on your original quotation.

What information will I need to arrange a new business electricity meter?
A: We'll need you to tell us your Meter Point Administration Number (MPAN). The company that lays your new cable can tell you this number.
Can I get a larger gas supply or meter?
A: Yes, if you're one of our customers we can ask for an increase in load or pressure. We’ll need your site plan, which must show where the meter is inside the building and also where the building is in relation to other properties and roads.
Can you alter my electricity supply?
A: Yes, if you're one of our customers we can increase or change any existing installation.

* Call charges may apply

[1] These timeframes are estimates for guidance only and are based on low pressure infrastructures and standard metering. Medium and above pressure infrastructures should expect completion times of 5 to 10 weeks. Meters with larger requirements can take up to 12 weeks from acceptance of quote.

After a quotation for physical work, you may have to cover the cost of road traffic management and road closure licences as required by the local authority. Our Siteworks Terms & Conditions apply (PDF, 441KB).