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Here at Black Sheep Utilities, we don’t just compare energy prices! When it comes to our customers switching their business gas suppliers we pride ourselves on providing an end-to-end, tailored and seamless service.

Switching providers online may seem quick and easy, but when it comes to your business’ gas, in order to obtain the most competitive rates, it’s important that you go straight to the provider. However, to compare energy prices available from all suppliers it can take a great amount of time phoning and negotiating with suppliers.

Luckily it’s our job to do all the hard work and compare energy prices for you! Our expert knowledge of the market and our strong relationship with our suppliers gives us the confidence to negotiate competitive prices for your business gas.

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Energy is a vital part of running a business but why pay more than you need to?


It’s always sensible to weigh up your options when you compare energy prices. Why pay more when you don’t need to? Our outstanding relationship with our suppliers has proven time and time again to save businesses anything up to 30% on their energy costs.


The service you receive is very important. Our unsurpassed customer service team will compare energy prices and compare the additional benefits that suppliers are offering to best suit your company’s needs.


Comparing energy prices can be very time-consuming and overwhelming. Our dedicated team of experts will do all the leg work for you when it comes to switching suppliers. You can get on with running your business while we’re finding competitive deals for you.

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Compare Energy Prices - Gas - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What is an Meter Point Reference Number (MPRN) gas number?

The ‘Meter Point Reference Number’ or MPRN is the unique identification number provided to each Gas supply installed in the UK and can be found on your Gas bill or printed on the front of the meter itself.

How do I convert Gas units to kWh?

In the UK, converting metered gas units to kWh is achieved by first using a correction factor of 1.02264 then multiplying by the calorific value. The calorific value is regulated but varies by supplier and Local distribution zone. It is usually between 37.5MJ/m3 and 43.0 MJ/m3 the gas meter is imperial and uses cubic feet, one unit equals 100 cubic feet. A metric conversion factor of 2.83 is used to convert to cubic meters. The result of either this imperial or metric meter equation is then divided by 3.6 to provide the total kWh.

What is a Gas shipper?

In the UK a gas shipper is a company licensed by the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (OFGEM) – to buy, sell and arrange transport of gas through the UK gas networks owned by gas transporters.

For more information

If you’d like to find out more about switching your gas supplier or if you’d simply like to compare energy prices with a no-obligation comparison, phone us on

01273 914000

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01273 914000

Telecom House,
125-135 Preston Road

Brighton & Hove
East Sussex
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