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1 Jul

Half Hourly Electricity Prices Explained

by Simon Thompson
 
If your business is a large consumer of electricity and you need half hourly electricity prices explained, then this article will help. Firstly, you’ll need to appreciate that because your firm is a large consumer that you will have a special half hourly electricity meter installed. These meters will send accurate consumption data to the supplier every 30 minutes, which is why they are called half hourly electricity meters. It’s this data that ensures you receive accurate bills and it is also an opportunity for another supplier to analyse this information and then offer you a bespoke deal, hopefully at much lower rates. Negotiate directly with half hourly electricity suppliers However, since large consumers can access much lower prices, you’ll need to negotiate directly with half hourly electricity suppliers to get a deal. Not every firm will have the expertise or time to do this, but there are experts who will be to explain any jargon and help with negotiations. This means contacting the friendly team at D-Energi who can find a better half hourly deal on your behalf and then negotiate with the supplier for the switchover process to begin. And since you are a large consumer of electricity, you may be worried that there may be a loss of supply when you do switch but this will not happen and you’ll simply receive a bill from your new supplier. A new half hourly electricity deal The big attraction when switching to a new half hourly electricity deal is that this offering is tailored to your firm’s specific needs and your budget. Like small and medium-sized firms, your business can agree to fixed half hourly meter charges so you know what your budgeting requirements will be. Alternatively, you could take a risk by opting for a variable rate which means your meter rate will change throughout your contract’s duration and if prices fall, then you’ll make big savings. Obviously, you could contact the potential half-hour electricity supplier directly but regulator Ofgem believes that the contracts can be complex and you’ll need experienced or dedicated people to undertake this task for you. The D-Energi team also offers help with the administration of the contract and paperwork so the switchover is seamless which leaves you to focus on your day-to-day business activities. If you would like more help and information about half hourly electricity prices and meters, then you need to speak with the experts at D-Energi today.
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24 Jun

Tips Your Firm Needs to Switch Energy Suppliers

by Simon Thompson
 
If you are looking for tips to help your firm switch energy suppliers and reduce your bills, then this article will help. There is a financial incentive to see whether there are cheaper suppliers available as the savings could run into hundreds and even thousands of pounds every year. This will be, for many businesses, a big boost in their profitability and all it takes is the price of a phone call. However, for a busy business owner, the task of undertaking a business energy comparison and then switching to a new energy plan can appear to be a daunting undertaking. Thankfully, there is a team of experts available at D-Energi to help guide you through what can be a confusing process. Undertaking an energy switch for your business When it comes to undertaking an energy switch for your business, the amount that you will save will depend on the prices you pay under your current tariff. The issue when sourcing a new supplier is that they must offer you a bespoke deal, so comparing these deals can be difficult and you really should calculate what their offer will cost over a full year. Even a one-man band should be able to make substantial savings and a larger firm could be saving thousands of pounds by switching to a better value tariff. All firms and organisations should really look at ways of switching their energy provider on an annual basis to ensure they are not overpaying for the energy they use and help stimulate competition in the marketplace. The right energy solution provider for you and your firm Finding the right energy solution provider for you and your firm’s needs will mean having some details to hand including your metre number, details of your current tariff and how much energy you use. It may also be recommended by a potential supplier that you install smart meters which will help your business reduce outgoings and enjoy even greater savings. You will also need to know when your current business supply contract comes to an end, which will give you time to arrange a move to a new supplier. Should you not act in time, then you may find that your supplier moves you automatically to a new contract with higher rates. If you would like more help and tips about how your firm can switch energy suppliers, then contact the friendly team at D-Energi.
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20 May

Expert Help to Compare Business Gas Prices

by Simon Thompson
 
If you are looking to compare business gas prices and want expert help to check whether a deal is a great deal or not, then this article will help. Essentially, the team of experts at D-Energi will be able to offer their expertise to not only look at the deal that’s being offered but search the entire market and potentially find a better one. When you try to compare business gas prices, then you may be short of time as a busy business owner and may simply decide to contact two or three commercial gas suppliers. You’ll then need to give each of them the same details and they’ll give you a bespoke offer. Compare a commercial gas quote between suppliers One of the big issues when you need to compare a commercial gas quote between suppliers, is that it’s difficult to do so on a like-for-like basis. That’s because every supplier uses different criteria to put their bespoke offer together. On top of this, you may also opt to use an online comparison site to find a better business gas deal. While this is a quick and straightforward way to find an offer, the site is probably not looking at the entire market so there could be better deals available elsewhere. Search for the cheapest gas tariff It’s this knowledge to look elsewhere in the search for the cheapest gas tariff that will be of the biggest help to a busy business owner. This is where the D-Energi team will excel because they can search the entire marketplace to find a deal that is suitable for your business and its current and future needs. There’s also the potential of sourcing suppliers with other benefits, for example, offering an energy consultancy to enhance the savings you will make when you switch business gas suppliers. An energy consultancy, for those who may not appreciate it, is an effective way for a firm to reduce its demand for commercial gas and by reducing this demand they will boost their savings – and their green credentials which is becoming increasingly important. The consultancy may also look at your previous bills to see whether you may have been over-charged for your gas needs. If you are looking for expert help to compare business gas prices between providers, then you need to speak with the friendly D-Energi team today.
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3 May

Advice When Switching Business Electricity Suppliers

by Simon Thompson
 
The most important piece of advice when switching business electricity suppliers, is not to leave it too late. The process of sourcing and then dealing with the switchover process will take proper management and the best time to begin this is when your supplier tells you of your next year’s contract rates. This is the prompt for you to then find and compare various deals between electricity suppliers to help your firm reduce its overheads. However, the process itself can be time-consuming, as well as confusing because there are so many electricity suppliers available with various rates and tariffs so it becomes more difficult to compare these offers on a like-for-like basis. Switching business energy suppliers to reduce overheads This is the case when it comes to switching business energy suppliers to reduce overheads and it’s an exercise that all firms and organisations should undertake every year to ensure they never pay more than they should be doing for their energy bills. However, one recent government survey has highlighted that around 40% of firms in the UK have never bothered switching their suppliers and are probably paying more for their energy bills. And since energy is one of the most expensive outgoings for a businesses, it makes sense to spend time finding a cheaper energy provider who will not only reduce bills, but best meets your firm’s needs. As a word of warning, we mentioned that you need to be prompt in responding to organise a new supplier because failure to do so could see the firm being moved automatically onto a contract with ‘deemed’ rates. These rates tend to be more expensive and unless you’re a small firm, you will be locked into these dearer prices for the duration of a new contract. Finding cheaper business gas suppliers As with switching business electricity providers, the same approach needs to be undertaken for finding cheaper business gas suppliers for meeting your needs. It’s always important that you ask several firms to quote, and not just the ‘Big Six’, who may offer similar prices and deals and that you review any potential contract in detail. This is particularly important for those energy suppliers with very low prices and more so if the deal lasts for more than 12 months. You also need to be aware of any hidden fees and you should always ask your potential business energy supplier lots of questions before signing up. If you would like more help and advice when switching business electricity suppliers, and also for gas, then you should spend a few minutes speaking with the experts at D-Energi who will help.
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