Tag Archives: British Gas

Centrica to protect its most vulnerable customers as electricity price rises by 12.5% from 15th September

Electricity will rise by 12.5% from mid September; gas price to be held at current level*, leaving British Gas as one of the cheapest in the dual fuel standard tariff market Average annual dual fuel bill for a typical household … Read the full press release

Cabinet Secretary Lesley Griffiths welcomed news that British Gas has already installed around 18,000 smart meters across Wales

WINDSOR, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, attended an Energy Innovation Showcase event at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay today (4 July) to help encourage Welsh businesses to embrace the disruptive technologies transforming … Read the full press release

British Gas Business Survey: Political uncertainty and difficulties gaining boardroom approval major barriers to making energy investments

Nearly half of large energy users (48%) believe political and regulatory uncertainty will hinder energy technology investment More than a third (35%) are struggling to convince leadership team to let them invest in new energy technology. The majority (56%) state … Read the full press release

Glasgow-based charity Quarriers Mavisbank Respite Centre wins Local Heroes online competition

Quarriers Mavisbank Respite Centre wins a free DIY makeover Competition received more than 1,600 votes from the public Makeover to mark launch of new online tradesman service ‘Local Heroes’ in Glasgow WINDSOR, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Glasgow-based Quarriers Mavisbank Respite … Read the full press release

British Gas launches new customer reward programme

WINDSOR, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — British Gas has embarked on a major drive to engage and reward millions of its loyal customers. It is launching a series of market-leading initiatives, including innovative product bundles, under a new customer reward programme backed … Read the full press release

British Gas’ Home Energy Report 2016 reveal that adoption of 4K TVs likely to increase energy bills for the first time since 2011

New British Gas research shows mainstream adoption of 4K TVs will result in the first increase in energy consumption by TVs for five years 4K TVs shown to use a third more energy than HD TVs, with UK consumers predicted … Read the full press release

Hive partners with Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service allowing people to manage their home simply by speaking to it

Hive integrates with Amazon Alexa to let you manage your home – simply by speaking to it WINDSOR, 20-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Hive, a leader in smart home technology, has today announced a partnership with Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, allowing people … Read the full press release

British Gas: UK homeowners and renters at risk due to lack of understanding about gas safety

One in five homeowners and renters do not know that gas appliances must be checked for safety every year Survey shows nearly a quarter of homeowners have not had a gas safety check in the past year More than a … Read the full press release

British Gas to implement Group-wide efficiency programme to remain competitive in a fast-changing energy market

WINDSOR, 26-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In July 2015, after a wide-ranging strategic review, Centrica announced a Group-wide efficiency programme in order to remain competitive in a fast-changing energy market. British Gas Services, like all parts of Centrica, is implementing this … Read the full press release

British Gas announces the launch of its latest innovation in the home ‘Boiler IQ’

New ‘Boiler IQ’ technology remotely identifies and reports faults, potentially alerting an engineer even before the boiler stops working WINDSOR, 16-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — British Gas, the UK’s leading energy and home services provider, has announced the launch of its latest … Read the full press release