Centrica Plc engages in the provision of energy supply and services. The company operates through the following segments: British Gas, Direct Energy, Bord GÃ¡is Energy, Centrica Energy, and Centrica Storage. The British Gas segment provides residential services, including gas and electricity supply, installation, repair and maintenance of domestic central heating, plumbing and drains, maintenance & breakdown service of gas and kitchen appliances and also provides energy related services to business customers in the United Kingdom. The Direct Energy segment includes the gas and electricity supply to the residential and business customers in North America. The Bord GÃ¡is Energy segment generates and delivers helpful and innovative energy solutions for families, businesses and communities across Ireland. The Centrica Energy segment operations include production, processing, trading and optimization of gas and oil, and the development of new fields to grow reserves. This segment also includes generation, trading and optimization of power from thermal, nuclear and wind sources. The Centrica Storage segment operates the rough offshore gas storage facilities. The company was founded on February 17, 1997 and is headquartered in Windsor, the United Kingdom.