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Choose a fixed tariff now and get peace of mind your prices won't rise this winter. Plus, we’ve just reduced our prices.

And here’s the best part - if we launch a cheaper fixed tariff in the future, you can switch for free.

Already with us? Access your online account and fix your prices.

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Ofgem price cap

On 1st July the price cap will fall. If you’re on or choose one of our Variable tariffs, then your prices will reduce on 1st July. There’s nothing you need to do - your rates will automatically change.

However, energy industry forecasts shows the price cap is likely to rise in October. A fixed tariff could help protect yourself against future price rises.

Compare our energy tariffs

Energy tariffs are the set rates you pay to us for gas, electricity, or both. They come in two basic types: fixed or variable.

Which type of tariff best suits your home depends on:

  • How much certainty you want over the price you pay
  • How often you want to switch supplier or change tariff.

If you need more helping understanding energy tariffs, check out our fixed vs variable energy tariffs guide.

Fixed energy deals

A fixed tariff can offer peace of mind, as you’ll be protected from any future gas and electric price rises for the length of your tariff.

Fixed energy tariffs

Could be best if you:

  • Want a fixed price for the length of your contract
  • Pay by Direct Debit or on receipt of your bills
  • Understand exit fees apply if you leave us
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Electric vehicle tariffs

Works if you:

  • Want an EV tariff designed exclusively for EV drivers
  • Mainly charge your EV during off peak-hours (from 12am to 5am)
  • Have a smart meter - or okay to get one installed
Get a quote

Dimplex Quantum tariff

This tariff works well if you:

  • Have Dimplex Quantum storage heaters
  • Want a cheaper night rate to charge your Dimplex Quantum storage heaters
Learn more about Dimplex tariff

The Ofgem price cap doesn't apply to fixed energy tariffs.

Variable energy deals

Energy costs can increase or decrease depending on the latest energy prices. The price cap is currently reviewed every three months, so the gas and electricity prices you pay will change regularly.

Standard Variable tariff

Choose if you:

  • Want a contract with no end date or exit fees
  • Pay by Direct Debit or on receipt of bills
  • Understand your energy costs can increase or decrease
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Safeguard PAYG

Our prepayment tariff could suit you if:

  • You have a Pay As You Go meter
  • You want a contract without exit fees
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The Ofgem price cap does apply to variable energy tariffs.

Why choose British Gas for your next energy tariff?

We give you choice

We offer fixed, variable, pay as you go and innovative electric vehicle tariffs.

If you choose to fix now

And if we bring out an even better fixed energy deal in the future, you can swap for free.

Save money with Peaksave

Save on energy by making small changes to your routine during special PeakSave events.

How to switch energy suppliers

If you switch your energy supplier to us, we’ll make it easy and hassle free. We’ve signed up to the Energy Switch Guarantee, making switching your energy faster, easier, and safer for you.

It normally takes just 3-5 days to switch to British Gas. Here’s how you join British Gas in three easy steps:

Step 1

Get an energy quote, choose an energy tariff, and buy online.

Switch to British Gas

Step 2

We’ll talk to your current supplier and arrange your switch.

Step 3

We’ll let you know when your switch is complete and when we need your first meter reading.

If you have more questions, read our how to switch energy supplier guide.

Service you can rely on

We won Best Overall Improvement in the Uswitch Energy Awards 2024

This means we performed best - out of all energy suppliers - at improving our overall customer satisfaction scores this year.

More tariffs we can offer

Business energy tariff

You can choose from a range of contracts lasting up to five years. Perfect if your business wants price certainty.

Get a business energy quote

Smart Export Guarantee (SEG)

SEG pays you for exporting the electricity that you generate at home. Plus, if you’re a British Gas electricity customer, you’ll earn 15p per kWh of electricity you export.

Smart Export Guarantee tariffs

Heat pump tariff add-on

Replacing your boiler with a heat pump could be more affordable than ever, thanks to a government grant of £7,500. And, if you get a new, low-carbon heat pump installed by British Gas, then you can access our heat pump tariff add-on.

Get an air source heat pump

Hive Solar Saver add-on

If you’re a Hive solar or battery customer, you can save up to 25% on your electricity usage for 12 months with this exclusive add-on.

Get the free Hive Solar Saver add-on

Half-price electricity with PeakSave

We're cheering on Team GB and ParalympicsGB all the way to the Paris 2024 Games. Get set for your summer of savings and join PeakSave.

More about PeakSave

Help and expert advice on choosing a new energy tariff

Tariff Information

Need more information about a specific tariff? Find it here.

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Changing your tariff

If you’re already a British Gas energy customer, choosing a new tariff is quick and easy.

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Who's my energy supplier?

Not sure who supplies your energy? We'll help you.

Find out who your energy supplier is

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I switch energy suppliers?

If you switch to us, we want it to be easy and hassle free. It normally takes just 3-5 days to switch to British Gas. Here are the three easy steps to switching energy supplier:

  • Get an energy quote, choose a tariff and buy online
  • We’ll talk to your current supplier, and arrange your switch
  • We’ll let you know when your switch is complete and when we need your first meter reading(s)
  • If you have more questions, read our comprehensive how to switch energy supplier guide.

How long does it take to switch energy supplier?

It normally takes 3-5 days to switch suppliers. You’ll also get a 14-day cooling off period where you can cancel your switch without paying a fee.

Can I switch supplier if I have a smart meter?

Yes. If you have a smart meter, you can switch energy suppliers and change your tariff the same way that someone with a traditional meter can.

If you have the first-generation smart meter, you can still switch but you may have to give the meter readings yourself for a bit. With a second-generation smart meter, you should be able to switch energy supplier without any interruption to your energy readings or bill payments.

What information do I need to change energy suppliers or get an energy quote?

Having your recent electricity and/or gas bill to hand is useful. That way you can get a more accurate quote. If you can't find it, don't worry. All we’ll need to give you a quote is:

  • Your postcode
  • The type of house you live in
  • How many adults live in your home

Can I switch energy supplier if I rent?

You can change energy supplier if you rent your home unless your landlord pays your supplier for the energy you use.

Check your tenancy agreement if you’re not sure whether you’re responsible for paying for your energy.

Why do some British Gas energy tariffs require smart meters?

British Gas, like all other energy suppliers in the UK has been asked by the government to help install smart meters to customers across England, Scotland and Wales. With more smart meters across the country comes a smarter energy grid.

Some of our tariffs, like our Electric vehicle tariff need a smart meter so that we can charge you lower energy rates during off-peak hours and lower your bills.

Smart meters also let us offer new ways that customers can make savings by changing when they use energy. PeakSave is our new demand flexibility scheme that’s rewarding customers for making small changes to their regular routines. Using smart meters, PeakSavers can earn credit towards their bills by helping the grid to better balance demand for energy when it’s particularly high, or low.

How do I get British Gas to supply energy in my new home?

If you’re an existing customer, we make moving your energy supply to your new home simple and quick. Access our moving home page to see how it works.

If you’re new to British Gas, but your new home is supplied by us, you can set up a new energy account in your new home online.

What’s dual fuel?

A dual fuel plan is one where you get both your gas and electricity from the same supplier, on the same contract. Many customers find this a convenient way to manage their energy because you’ll only have one supplier to contact and use one website and/or app to manage your energy account. Find the best dual fuel tariffs and understand more about how it works.

What is a standing charge?

A standing charge is a fixed daily amount of money that we add to your energy bill.

It’s a daily charge that helps cover the costs of keeping your home connected to the energy network, however much or little energy you use. It also goes towards helping vulnerable people.

Your daily standing charge amount might change depending on your tariff or chosen payment method.

Learn more about standing charges.

What’s PAYG / prepayment energy?

A Pay As You Go (PAYG) meter (sometimes called a prepay meter) works in a similar way to a pay-as-you-go phone. You top up the meter with credit to pay for your energy. Then as you use the gas and electricity in your home, the credit is used up.

You can switch suppliers with a prepayment meter. If you want to switch to British Gas, then it’s easy to get an energy quote for your prepayment meter.

Already with us? Read our help guide that explains how to use your British Gas PAYG meter.

How do I find out who supplies my gas and electricity?

To find out your energy supplier, you can use the Meter Point Administration Service’s online search tool. Simply enter your address and they can tell you who your supplier is.

For detailed information check out our handy guide.

Additional information

  1. Based on our currently available fixed-term tariffs compared with Ofgem’s price cap for the period 1st April 2024 to 30th June 2024. The energy price cap starting 1 April 2024 is £1,690 a year for a typical household who use gas and electricity and pay by Direct Debit. This is based on an annual gas usage of 11,500 kWh and annual electricity usage of 2,700 kWh. Eligibility and terms and conditions apply.