Centrica operates as an integrated energy company. The Company operates through Energy Supply & Services–UK & Ireland, Energy Supply & Services–North America, Connected Home, Distributed Energy & Power, Energy Marketing & Trading, Exploration & Production, Central Power Generation, and Centrica Storage segments. It supplies gas and electricity to residential, business, and industrial customers, as well as provision of energy-related services; and engages in the power generation activities. The Company also provides installation, repair, and maintenance services for domestic central heating, plumbing and drains, gas appliances, and kitchen appliances; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment; and water heaters and solar power generating equipment, as well as the provision of breakdown services. In addition, it engages in the procurement, trading, and optimization of energy; and supplies energy efficiency solutions and technologies to residential customers. Further, the Company produces and processes gas and oil; and develops new fields to maintain reserves in Europe and North America. Additionally, it generates power from combined cycle gas turbines, wind, and nuclear assets; and is involved in gas storage activities. The Company engages in vehicle leasing; insurance provision; group financing; operation of a franchise network; intermediary services, including claims handling and administration services; sea freight water transport; and social enterprise investment fund activities.

Company Growth (employees)
Windsor, GB
Size (employees)
38,278 (est)-1%
Centrica was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Windsor, GB

Key People/Management at Centrica

Charles Cameron

Charles Cameron

Director of Technology & Engineering
Grant Dawson

Grant Dawson

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
Jill Shedden

Jill Shedden

Group HR Director
Mike Young

Mike Young

Group Chief Information Officer

Centrica Office Locations

Centrica has an office in Windsor
Windsor, GB (HQ)
Maidenhead Road
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Centrica Financials and Metrics

Centrica Financials

Centrica's revenue was reported to be £28 b in FY, 2015 which is a 5% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

28 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

4.4 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(884 m)

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

9.3 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

860 m
Centrica's current market capitalization is £9.3 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


26.6 b29.4 b28 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

21.2 b26.2 b23.6 b

Gross profit

5.4 b3.2 b4.4 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


719 m621 m860 m

Accounts Receivable

2.5 b4.9 b4.5 b

Current Assets

7.7 b8.1 b7.2 b


11 b10 b7.8 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

2.9 b1.2 b2.2 b

Cash From Financing Activities

(791 m)(663 m)(1.3 b)

Income Taxes Paid

(699 m)398 m252 m
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

16 x
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Centrica Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
REstoreNovember 03, 2017€70 m
FlowGemAugust 30, 2016£13 m
ENER-G Cogen InternationalMay 16, 2016£145 m
Neas Energy A/SApril 25, 2016kr.1.6 b
Bounce EnergyJuly 31, 2013$46 m
Cool Planet TechnologiesNovember 15, 2010£500 k
Oxxio Nederland bvJune 05, 2006
Dyno-RodSeptember 30, 2004£57.6 m
Centrica StorageFebruary 24, 2003
Energy AmericaDecember 12, 2000
Direct EnergyJuly 06, 2000$912 m
The Automobile AssociationJuly 04, 1999$1.7 b

Centrica Market Value History

Centrica's Web-traffic and Trends

Centrica Online and Social Media Presence

Centrica News and Updates

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EtaGen raises $83 million from American Electric Power, Centrica Innovations, Statoil Energy Ventures, Bill Gates, others

EtaGen said it raised $83 million of Series C financing from new investors American Electric Power, Centrica Innovations, Statoil Energy Ventures, KCK Group and Louis M. Bacon, and existing investors Bill Gates and Khosla Ventures. Ten investors participated in the round.

LO3 Energy wins investment from Braemar Energy, Centrica

LO3 Energy said it received an investment from Braemar Energy Ventures and Centrica Innovations. No financial details were disclosed.

Centrica CEO tries to plug share price slide by hoovering up stock

The chief executive of British Gas owner Centrica has attempted to reverse the company's tumbling share price, by buying more than £173,000 worth of shares for himself. Iain Conn bought 100,000 shares for £1.73 apiece today in a bid to boost investor confidence in Britain's largest domestic energ…

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