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Over 17,000 households will experience a domestic disaster this Christmas, according to British Gas

Over 17,000 households will experience a domestic disaster this Christmas, according to British Gas

19 December 2014

Categories:
Service & repair

As the nation gears itself up for Christmas, British Gas predicts that around 17,000* households across the country will experience some sort of domestic disaster with a broken boiler and loss of heating and hot water on Christmas Day.

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British Gas Business becomes first UK Company to sign the European Code of Conduct for Energy Performance Contracting

British Gas Business becomes first UK Company to sign the European Code of Conduct for Energy Performance Contracting

05 December 2014

Categories:
Business services

British Gas Business has become the first UK company to sign the European Code of Conduct for Energy Performance Contracts.

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British Gas to pay £11.1m to charity after late delivery of 2012 energy efficiency measures

British Gas to pay 11.1m to charity after late delivery of 2012 energy efficiency measures

04 December 2014

Categories:
Regulatory affairs
Energy Company Obligation
Energy efficiency

  • The £11.1 million donation to charity will help vulnerable customers keep their homes warm through energy efficiency advice and improvements.
  • Energy-saving measures were not delivered in full by the December 2012 deadline; prolonged bad weather was one of the factors in the delay.
  • After the deadline, British Gas insulated more homes than any other supplier, going above and beyond the target and spending £1.1bn.

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SPEECH: Jorge Pikunic, MD Smart Metering at British Gas, speaks at Marketforce's Smart Metering Forum

SPEECH: Jorge Pikunic, MD Smart Metering at British Gas, speaks at Marketforces Smart Metering Forum

03 December 2014

Categories:
Smart Metering
Smart Technology
Skills

How are smart meters changing customers’ relationships with their supplier and their energy?

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