Business gas and electricity connections

We provide new energy connections and metering for commercial premises and developments

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

From standard single rate to half hourly and smart meters, we'll advise you on the most suitable choice for your business.

Small and large business solutions

Small and large business solutions

Whether it's just one energy meter you need, or multiple new business energy connections, disconnections, pipework and even road closures, 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.

If you want a meter for your home, 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 or supply to meet your energy needs. We'll tell you how much it's going to cost and arrange an installation date with you.

Download and complete our application form below. 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 gas or electricity supply connected.

  • Gas supply - this can take up to four weeks
  • Electricity supply - this can take up to 12 weeks. Your DNO will confirm 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 fit all types of energy meters including standard single rate, half-hourly and smart meters.

  • Half-hourly meters - tailored prices based on how and when you use your electricity. Find out more.
  • 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 or supply to meet your energy needs. We'll tell you how much it's going to cost and arrange an installation date with you.

Download and complete our application form below. 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 gas or electricity supply connected.

  • Gas supply - this can take up to four weeks
  • Electricity supply - this can take up to 12 weeks. Your DNO will confirm 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 fit all types of energy meters including standard single rate, half-hourly and smart meters.

  • Half-hourly meters - tailored prices based on how and when you use your electricity. Find out more.
  • 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

New energy connections for large business

We provide gas and electricity meter installations, connections and supply contracts for large business premises and developers

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, connections, disconnections and diversions
  • Metering - all types of meters installed and commissioned
  • Energy contracts - fixed and flexible energy contracts from 6 to 36 months
  • Services - energy efficient boiler installs, repairs and gas safety

We can also provide

  • Temporary energy supply for construction sites
  • Specialist and half-hourly 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

Our lowest prices online including a boiler service when you join us[2]

Commercial landlord tariff

Commercial landlord tariff

Fixed prices and no standing charge for
6 months

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?
A: 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] Please note that the timeframes are estimates for guidance only and are based on low pressure infrastructures and standard metering. Medium pressure and above should expect completion times of five to 10 weeks. Meters with larger requirements can take up to 20 working days to install.

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, 225KB).

[2] For businesses who have gas boilers up to 70 kW. Available to selected customers of British Gas Business who agree to a minimum 12 month gas or electricity contract. Read our product terms here.