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30 Mar

The EASY Business Electricity Comparison Guide

by Simon Thompson
 
One effective way for a business to save money is to switch energy providers and this easy business electricity comparison guide will help. Since a firm’s energy costs may be among its biggest outgoings, it’s always wise to know what your potential options are when it comes to sourcing the latest and best business electricity deals. The search for typical commercial electricity rates is easier today than it has ever been and switching to a cheaper commercial electricity tariff is seamless and there’s no loss of supply. You’ll need to appreciate that a potential provider will need to know a few details and may even decline to quote depending on the industry your firm works in and where you are located. Undertake a business energy comparison exercise However, it’s always a good idea to undertake a business energy comparison exercise before switching providers. You can do this by either: Sourcing a commercial electricity provider and contacting them directly and then try to compare bespoke quotes You could use a business electricity supply comparison website but you should be wary about how many providers they are contacting and appreciate that you will still need to speak with the provider directly Or, you could use experts who understand how this market works and with one call, you can search the entire sector of suppliers so you should contact the D-Energi team today. Undertake a business gas comparison exercise The search for cheaper utilities also extends to those firms wanting to undertake a business gas comparison exercise too. The process is exactly the same: you can contact D-Energi or you could call energy providers directly or use a commercial gas comparison website. The big positive for using D-Energi is that they can source a supplier from the entire market of providers and if you use a comparison website, you won’t know if there are any cheaper and better deals available elsewhere. While these comparison platforms are easy to use, they do give a good idea of what the market rate will be for a firm of your size and location, so it’s worth checking to see is worth if there are any cheap deals available. When it comes to finding an easy business electricity comparison guide, then you could save time by speaking with D-Energi today and put them to the test to find you a cheaper tariff for meeting your current and future needs.
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27 Mar

How to Review Your Business Electricity Quote

by Simon Thompson
 
So, you’ve spent time contacting various energy providers and now it is time to review your business electricity quote to ensure you get the best deal. But how do you do this effectively and ensure that you source the best price possible? Well, unless you search the entire market of business gas providers, it’s unlikely that you will have found the cheapest possible deal. You may have: Used a business gas comparison site to do a quick search, but the site usually restricts their search to a panel of select suppliers Or, you may have contacted providers individually but it’s unlikely you will have contacted every single one of them supplying gas to UK businesses.   Searching for the cheapest business energy quote There’s an easy way to get around this issue when searching for the cheapest business energy quote, and that is to speak with the D-Energi experts. Unlike a business energy comparison website, the team can search the entire market to source the cheapest supplier and then explain the contract and take care of the paperwork for a seamless transition process. It’s also worth highlighting that when using a comparison platform, you will still need to negotiate directly with the recommended supplier because they need to offer you a bespoke quote. That means the platform is not as quick as you had hoped or as effective because they will only contact a select number of providers. The best time to begin this process is when your current energy provider tells you of what your next year’s rates will be and this should then nudge you into action to find a cheaper deal. Failing to act may see you being moved across to dearer rates automatically. Cheap business gas quote This situation also extends to those firms looking for a cheap business gas quote when they need to renew. And while most firms and organisations are spending less on their gas overheads, it’s still worth the time searching for a cheaper provider because: You will ensure that you are not overpaying for your business gas needs and boosting profitability as a result You will also be helping to stimulate competition within the UK’s business gas supply market by simply searching for a new deal. While there will undoubtedly be business owners who think this is a time-consuming undertaking to find a new business gas and electricity provider, it really is not. And that’s the case when you use the experts at D-Energi who can help you review your business electricity quote, and for gas, to ensure it’s as good as it can possibly be.
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25 Mar

How to Find Your Next Business Gas Supplier

by Simon Thompson
 
If you want to know how you can find your next business gas supplier without wasting a lot of time scouring the Internet, then this article is for you. The most effective and quickest way of doing so is to call the D-Energi team and ask them to carry out a search of commercial gas providers on your behalf because: The team can search the entire marketplace They can explain any offered contract to you Take care of the paperwork Ensure the switchover process is completed properly. Alternatively, as a busy business owner, you may be faced with the prospect of finding business gas suppliers and then negotiating a deal. Search for cheaper business gas rates In the search for cheaper business gas rates, there are some issues that you will need to understand. They include: You could use a business gas comparison site but be aware they may not be searching the entire market Indeed, they probably are not so you should check how many business gas suppliers they contact before using them. You could contact business gas providers separately but this is time-consuming. The other issue you have is that you will need to compare bespoke deals between providers to ensure you get the best possible business gas tariff. Business gas supply market in the UK However, if you are not searching the entire business gas supply market in the UK, how will you know that you have found the best provider on that day, offering the best deal? The answer is, you won’t. In addition to finding business gas providers, you also need to appreciate the difference between: The unit rate: This is the amount you pay for the gas consumed and is measured in pence per kilowatt-hour This should not be confused with the standing charge, which is an amount you pay for gas to be delivered to your premises. This charge is not a set amount and can vary by a very big amount between suppliers. Not appreciating the second point may mean you spend more on your business gas overheads than you currently do because you did not take time to calculate what the potential new contract will cost over a full year. That’s not the case when you use the experts at D-Energi who can find your next business gas supplier in just a few minutes.
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23 Mar

2020’s Best Half Hourly Electricity Prices

by Simon Thompson
 
When it comes to sourcing the best half hourly electricity prices in 2020, then a specialist knowledge of this part of the energy sector will be required. Indeed, this knowledge issue is underlined by Ofgem, the industry regulator, who says that firms and organisations should seek the help of brokers and those who understand how this market works. One of the most effective ways to do so is to use the expertise of the D-Energi team who have years of helping firms just like yours enjoy lower half-hourly electricity tariffs. Firstly, the procurement process for half-hourly suppliers is different than smaller businesses will experience and there’s also a need for half-hourly meters. Half hourly electricity meters installed These half hourly electricity meters are installed on the premises of large users of electricity – these users are defined as having a peak demand of 100 kW and for firms with a lower demand of 70 kW can also apply to have half-hour meters fitted. There are numbers of benefits to having these meters, including: A half-hourly meter will record your firm’s electricity consumption accurately This means there are no more estimated bills A potential supplier can access this data to put together a bespoke deal. Also, your business can check the information using various software packages to see when your peak periods of demand are and then look at taking steps to reduce this consumption and reduce your bill. Search all half hourly electricity suppliers in the UK There’s also a need to search all half hourly electricity suppliers in the UK to compare business electricity prices in a bid to find the cheapest tariff. The best time to do this is around six months before your current contract comes to an end, so this gives you time to search the market and complete the procurement process properly. In addition, you can also search for those half-hourly providers offering other incentives, such as a dedicated account manager to help you run your electricity account effectively. You may also find a half-hourly supplier offering an energy consultancy, so you will effectively reduce your firm’s overall consumption and deliver a boost your savings. For more help when it comes to finding the best half-hourly prices for business in 2020, then you need to speak with the experts at D-Energi so put them to the test today.
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