What is British Gas Green Deal?
Our green tariffs match 100% of the electricity you use with electricity from renewable sources. If you’re a gas customer, we offset your carbon footprint by supporting carbon emission reduction projects in the developing world. We do this by purchasing Certified Emissions Reduction certificates or CERs.
What happens when my British Gas tariff ends?
Once you reach the end date of the tariff, you’ll automatically roll over onto your provider’s standard variable-rate deal, which will be more expensive. Thanks to Ofgem regulations, your provider can’t charge you any exit fees if you switch within 49 days of the end of your current tariff.
What is a green gas tariff?
A green energy tariff works by the supplier promising to match all or some of the electricity you use with renewable energy, which it then feeds back into the National Grid. So, the more people who sign up to a green energy tariff, the bigger the percentage of green energy in the national supply.
Is British Gas Green?
At British Gas we already get 56% of our electricity from environmentally friendly sources – the national average for suppliers is just 33%. And like many UK suppliers, we offer our customers Green tariffs to help reduce their carbon footprint.
Where can I get a Green Deal in the UK?
You can also talk to Simple Energy Advice if you’re in England or Wales, or Home Energy Scotland if you’re in Scotland The Green Deal is not available in Northern Ireland. All Green Deal organisations must be authorised – look for the quality mark. You can also check if a Green Deal company is genuine.
How does the Green Deal help you save energy?
The Green Deal helps you make energy-saving improvements to your home and find the best way to pay for them. The improvements that could save you the most energy depend on your home, but typical examples include:
How does British Gas get its green energy?
This means it is not as green as something that is sourced 100 per cent from renewable energy generators as only some of the electricity comes direct from renewable sources and there is a hefty reliance on buying REGO certificates.
Which is the greenest tariff for British Gas?
Here’s how: Here at British Gas, we’re committed to a greener Britain – and the future of generations to come. Our Green Future tariffs are the greenest we offer to help bring you on the journey to net zero with us.