Your energy, your way

Save pennies and pounds by making sure you're always getting the very best deal

 

Switching your tariff

Check you're getting the best deal for you and your home

Step 1

Step 1

Access your account.

Step 2

Go to Tariff switch and view our tariffs.

Step 3

If you select a new tariff we’ll get it switched within 24 hours.

Our energy tariffs

Choose a tariff that suits your home and lifestyle

HomeEnergy Secure Mar 2021
(Fixed)

  • Fixed price energy until 31st March 2021
  • Exit fee of £40 per fuel
  • If our prices rise yours will stay the same

Safeguard PAYG
(Variable)

  • Available to Pay As You Go customers
  • No exit fees

Green Drive Nov 2020
(Fixed)

  • Fixed price energy until 30th November 2020
  • Lower priced energy for the hours of 12.30am-7.30am each day
  • Smart meter required
  • No exit fees
  • For more information click here

Electric Vehicle tariff - Green Drive Nov 2020

Our exclusive tariff for EV owners gives you cheaper, off-peak electricity between 12:30am and 7:30am GMT* so you can charge your EV for less. Lock in this special price until 30th November 2020 and there are no exit fees if you decide to switch to another tariff or to a different energy provider.

Use your car dashboard or car manufacturer’s app to schedule your EV charges during the cheaper night time hours and also get a free smart meter upgrade to help keep an eye on your spending

We’ll offset double the gas carbon footprint created from the gas you use from us on this tariff through Certified Emission Reduction Certificates (CERs) from selected emission reduction projects in developing countries

* Our cheaper rate hours change to 1:30am – 8:30am BST during the summer

For more information see our Electric vehicle page 

Price Cap news for customers on Standard, Temporary and Safeguard tariffs

Ofgem, the regulator for the energy industry, put in place a price cap for all credit meter customers on default tariffs from 1 January 2019. The price cap sets the maximum you can be charged by your energy supplier for each unit of electricity or gas you use. This means that if you’re on our default tariffs – Standard, Temporary or Safeguard - you will have seen a change in your estimated annual cost from 1 January 2019. This is because the price cap will impact your current standing charges or unit rates.

Ofgem sets the level of the price cap every six months using a published formula, taking into account a number of factors including the cost of energy and government policies. As a result, the level of the cap can go up as well as down and this means that your energy bills can go up or down as we will adjust our default tariff rates to broadly reflect the changes that Ofgem makes.

On 7 February 2019, Ofgem announced the new level of the Price Cap for default tariffs. This will take effect from 1 April 2019. We will be reviewing how the cap will affect our customers on our default tariffs and will contact them in due course about their bill. 

It’s not just British Gas customers who will be affected by the price cap – all UK energy companies will be affected . Want to switch your tariff to protect yourself against future price changes? Get a quote

For more information please read our Frequently Asked Questions.

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