Who are British Gas?
British Gas PLC is the largest energy supplier in the UK and one of the ‘Big 6’ energy suppliers. The company was formed following privatisation of the UK gas industry in 1986. British Gas is now owned by Centrica, a firm involved in a full range of energy activities including energy supply and distribution, through to energy production and exploration.
In addition to supplying energy, British Gas also offer a huge range of additional services including boiler and heating installation and repair, electrical services and a range of household insurance products.
British Gas also offer their new range of Hive home energy control products. Hive offers a heating control system utilising a smart wireless thermostat that also lets you control heating and hot water using an app on your smartphone, laptop or tablet device. This allows you greater control over your home energy so you can save money on your gas and electricity bills.
British Gas Fuel Mix:
33.0% of British Gas’ energy is generated using natural gas.
11.0% of British Gas energy is generated using coal.
Nuclear Fuel Sources
31.0% of British Gas’ energy is generated using nuclear energy sources.
23.0% of British Gas’ energy is generated using renewable energy sources.
Other Fuel Sources
2.0% of British Gas’ energy is generated using fuel sources categorized as ‘other’.
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