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Welcome to the British Gas Energy Trust

British Gas Energy Trust’s Trustees and team are committed to ensuring that in these challenging times we continue to provide funds through our partner projects and organisations to enable vital services to continue, and that we continue to deliver the Trust’s debt relief and emergency fuel support schemes. We will be making every effort to respond quickly and to deal with demand as best we can.

The History of the Trust

The History of the Trust

The British Gas Energy Trust (BGET), which incorporates the Scottish Gas Energy Trust, is an independent Charitable Trust established in 2004.

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Who can apply

Who can apply

Both customers and non-customers of British Gas can apply. Applicants must live in England, Wales or Scotland. Only the account holder can apply.

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Fuel and Money advice

Fuel and Money advice

The Trust funds a number of organisations across England, Wales and Scotland to provide a wide range of specialist fuel debt advice services.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

This section will give you advice on who can apply, how to apply and where you can find additional help and advice. Please use the information to help you through the application process.

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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

British Gas Energy Trust is an independent Charitable Trust. The governance and development of the Trust is overseen by a group of unpaid Trustees drawn from across the UK. The Trustees meet on a quarterly basis.

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News & Research

News & Research

This section will keep you updated on relevant news items, what is happening in the industry as a whole and research programmes that we are commissioning.

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British Gas Energy Trust, incorporating the Scottish Gas Energy Trust, is an independent charitable Trust funded solely from donations from British Gas. The Trust contributes to the relief of poverty, with a particular focus on fuel poverty.

The Trust helps families and individuals experiencing hardship who are struggling with gas and electricity debts by awarding grants to clear those debts. This makes a significant difference to the lives of thousands of people each year, helping them get back on their feet and remain debt free going forward.

The Trust also funds organisations across England, Wales and Scotland to provide fuel debt and money advice services within communities.