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10 Oct

How to switch energy supplier for a business

by Simon Thompson
 
If your business would like to switch energy supplier to save on costs, then this article is for you. That’s because the process to switch energy supplier is straightforward but many firms may believe that sourcing a new supply for their premises is going to be a time-consuming process. To a point, that is true but there are experts in the field who will be able to do the heavy work to ensure that the business gets the very best possible deal available and saves money by doing so. This is where the energy switching experts at D-Energi come in because they have the experience and expertise to find the best deals possible from a wide range of potential business energy suppliers. This is also an effective way to reduce overheads for the business and also save time and money in the time it takes to find a new energy supplier. The process to energy switch is straightforward   Indeed, the process to energy switch is straightforward and it will help if the business has their latest bills to hand so the vital information can be given to a potential new supplier and they can also work out how much energy the business is using and tailor a competitive quote to suit. It should also be appreciated that business energy suppliers are not just interested in the larger organisations but also in micro-businesses and the process to switch is simpler today than it has been previously. That is because Ofgem, the energy markets regulator, brought in rules that gave businesses the freedom they need to change their business electricity or gas contract more easily. The best way to switch business energy supplier is to begin the process while there is more than 30 days remaining on the organisation’s current energy contract. One reason for this is that Ofgem now demands that energy suppliers contact their micro-business customers around 60 days before their current contract ends to tell them how much energy they use every year. Prices being offered by their business energy supplier rivals   More importantly, the organisation’s current energy supplier must tell their customer how their energy deal compares with the prices being offered by their business energy supplier rivals and how much the current supplier is going to charge under a new contract. This is probably an important impetus for a business to pick up the telephone and begin the process to finding a cheaper business energy supplier with an organisation that can do this smoothly and quickly. It’s also important to remember that when an organisation decides to switch energy suppliers there is no interruption in the energy supply and the helpful team at D-Energi will be able to give more help and advice on the process.
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6 Oct

How to find business energy suppliers

by Simon Thompson
 
While a simple search of the Internet may reveal a wide range of potential business energy suppliers, how does a business know which of them are the good ones? Well, if they approach the helpful team at D-Energi then they will find an enthusiastic team member willing to help and offer advice on the best way to switch energy suppliers. By finding a new business energy supply, an organisation will be better placed to save on their overheads and reduce their costs because switching suppliers can usually have a big difference on their bills.   Find business electricity suppliers   Essentially, businesses large and small should shop around regularly to find the best prices for their energy – or they may simply only want to find business electricity suppliers – and the firm’s current energy supplier of micro-business contracts must put the notice period and the end date of a fixed contract on their bills. A small business can also tell their energy supplier that they are looking to switch suppliers when their deal ends and they could do this before the notice period but this is only for contracts that began on or after the 30th of April 2015. In addition, that’s when the maximum amount of notice that a small business can give their supplier when terminating their contract was reduced from 90 to 30 days. In addition, 60 days before the fixed term contract comes to an end, the energy supplier must tell their small business customers how much energy they have used every year and then give them details of how their current deal price compares with new prices.   Cheaper business gas suppliers   This is a big help in finding cheaper business gas suppliers as well as electricity suppliers. However, not every organisation will fit into a small, or as Ofgem describes it, ‘micro’ organisation criteria which depends on the firm’s annual turnover, number of employees as well as their energy consumption levels. The other issue that an organisation looking to find another business energy supply should be aware of is whether they are on what is called a ‘deemed contract’. A business needs to be aware of whether they are on a deemed contract, and around 10% of small businesses are, because the prices they are paying are, on average, around 80% more than are being charged on new negotiated contracts. For this reason alone, small businesses should shop around to find business energy suppliers willing to supply energy at a cheaper rate and on better contract terms and this is where the team at D-Energi can offer help and advice to find the best deals currently available for businesses.
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3 Oct

Get a commercial electricity quote to boost profits

by Simon Thompson
 
Finding new energy suppliers is something that most businesses will consider but simply don’t have the time or resources to complete but finding a commercial electricity quote to boost profits is really straightforward. There’s no need to spend hours on websites or make phone calls since there are organisations which understand how the business energy market works and has access to all business energy suppliers to deliver the very best prices and packages for their clients. The friendly team at D-Energi, for instance, are one such organisation who appreciate that businesses want a good energy deal but don’t necessarily know how to go about finding it.   Best way to find better commercial electricity rates   The best way to find better commercial electricity rates is to have the firm’s recent energy bills to hand so a potential new supplier can see what the business is using and tailor their offering accordingly. Some businesses may also be interested in sourcing renewable energy as their supplier and again these energy suppliers are offering competitive packages to new customers. The main attraction for comparing energy deals and tariffs on a regular basis is to ensure the business gets the best deal possible for their usage and they should, in most cases, be able to save substantial amounts of money which will boost their bottom line. It’s also easy to switch supplier once a business has found a package that they like and which suits their needs.   Shopping around for better electric prices   Indeed, Ofgem, the energy sector regulator, reckons that by shopping around for better electric prices a business could save around £300 every year on their energy bills. Business owners should also appreciate that they can switch suppliers when their contract ends and not simply when they move into new premises – many suppliers will offer a package that covers the business’s various depots, outlets and offices. The other big attraction when it comes to shopping around to find cheaper business energy quotes is that the business can go to their current supplier and ask them to beat or match the better offer; some energy suppliers may not be able to do this. For any help and advice on how business can find a better commercial electricity quote, or indeed a business gas quote, to boost profitability then contact the helpful team at D-Energi and they will use their experience and expertise to deliver the best possible business energy package.
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30 Sep

How to find a supplier of renewable energy for business

by Simon Thompson
 
With growing demand from customers for better environmental standards in industry, there’s a need from firms to find a supplier of renewable energy for business. Another reason for this trend is that large organisations are now expected to report their carbon use for stakeholders and customers alike which is why renewable electricity for business is in demand. However, this is a complex market and for any organisation interested in switching to renewable energy supplies needs to understand how they can prove that the energy they use is sustainable. This will mean utilising the expertise of a team that not only understands the energy market in the UK for businesses but can also deliver the very best tariffs for renewable energy bills that are available. That team is D-Energi. We will find a renewable energy supplier This means we will find a renewable energy supplier that will be able to prove where a firm’s renewable energy is sourced and what the carbon emissions have been for that supply. This is a great boon for organisations who want to report having zero Scope 2 carbon emissions when they want to tell their stakeholders and customers of their sustainability efforts. Other than installing renewable energy generators such as solar PV panels and a wind generator, most firms will need to choose a renewable electricity supply product that will meet their strategy when it comes to sustainability. Among the options are natural sources such as those generated by sun, wind or water with the ability of having a certificate proving this. There’s also the ability to have a mixture of renewable generating sources and again have a certificate – the attraction here is that the supplier will prove that the firm has used 100% renewable electricity. Bespoke specific renewable energy product Some firms may also be interested in a bespoke specific renewable energy product which enables them to choose their preferred source of renewable energy generation and again this will have proof of origin certificates. Also, a firm can prove they can match the power they use with an equivalent amount of renewable energy being supplied into the National Grid by using Renewable Electricity Guarantee of Origin (REGO) certificates. The certificates demonstrate the organisation’s renewable energy credentials and the supplier can also use cheap tariffs for the firm looking to switch energy suppliers to help reduce their energy costs and boost their sustainability reputation at the same time. There’s more to supplying renewable energy then just meeting a need for proving sustainability and a firm’s green credentials since their efforts will help everyone on the planet by reducing CO2 emissions so for those organisations interested in developing the use of renewable energy for business then the helpful team at D-Energi can help.
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