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26 Jul

Source Cheap Business Energy Suppliers

by Simon Thompson
 
One of the most effective ways of boosting profits is to reduce overheads, which means sourcing cheap business energy suppliers will be paramount for this purpose. Unfortunately, there are lots of companies and organisations who are unwittingly paying more than is necessary for their business energy supply. Usually, this is because they have remained with one energy provider and it’s likely they have been rolled onto a more expensive contract automatically. If you don’t want this to happen to you, or if it already has, then you need to examine potential suppliers when your current provider gets in touch with your next year’s contract rates. New business electricity suppliers Searching for new business electricity suppliers is straightforward and the switchover process is simple too. The business electricity supply market place is a competitive one in the UK and it’s likely that you will find a cheaper deal. Along with contacting providers directly, you could use a business electricity supplier comparison website for this purpose. While the sites are easy-to-use, you should appreciate that they may search the whole supply market and only have a restricted number of suppliers that are being asked to quote. The obvious downside to this is that there could be cheaper and better providers available that won’t be asked to quote so you may end up paying more than is necessary for your energy supply. You will also need to speak with the supplier because they must offer a bespoke energy deal that will meet your firm’s needs. Finding cheaper business gas suppliers The situation for finding cheaper business gas suppliers is similar to the one for finding electricity providers. There are lots of business gas providers available and they are competing to attract you as a new customer – it’s also important to appreciate that you shouldn’t just focus your attention on the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers but shop around some of the smaller firms to see what they will offer. However, as with electricity, you may be confused about how a business gas supply deal is put together since this must be a bespoke offering so it may be wise to speak to those who understand how the market works. Fortunately, there’s a team of friendly experts at D-Energi who can explain more about how you can source cheap business energy suppliers – and they can find a new provider and deal with the switchover process to help you boost profitability.
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24 Jul

How to Save on Business Electricity

by Simon Thompson
 
If you are looking at ways to save on business electricity bills, then one of the most effective methods is to switch your energy supplier. This switchover is a straightforward process and it’s important that your firm or organisation is on the best electricity tariff available to save money. Failing to switch to a new tariff or a new supplier means that your current provider may move you across to a higher tariff which may be more expensive. Also, it’s important that when you take time finding a new electricity provider that you do save money and in some cases, you could save up to 30% on your current bills by simply switching. Compare business electricity per kWh prices However, in order to save, you should compare business electricity per kWh (kilowatt-hour) prices to ensure that your savings are genuine. In addition to these prices, known as the unit rate, you also need to calculate how much their standing charge will be and this is the amount paid for delivering energy to your premises by the National Grid. You could carry out a comparison exercise by contacting potential providers directly but this can be time-consuming and also confusing trying to understand each deal and tariff because their offer must be bespoke to meet your needs. You could also use a business electricity comparison website but there are issues with these as well. Compare business energy per kWh prices While a business energy comparison website is a great way to compare business energy per kWh prices, the site itself is probably not searching the entire market. This means that the platform will have a restricted number of suppliers and you’ll still need to speak directly with the recommended provider. The best way of accessing cheaper business electricity bills is to search the entire market and find a deal that not only meets your needs but potentially has other attractive benefits for switching to them. The incentives that you may find attractive may include having a dedicated account manager, easier ways of paying your bills or even having one bill for supplying several premises with energy. Some providers also offer an energy consultancy to help you reduce consumption levels to deliver bigger savings. There’s a lot to consider when you want to save on business electricity bills and it is worth the time speaking with the experts at D-Energi who can explain more and search the market to find a deal that will probably be much cheaper than you currently enjoy.
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22 Jul

Half Hourly Electricity Tariffs for Your Firms

by Simon Thompson
 
While sourcing a new energy deal may not be at the top of your to-do list, it’s important that you understand half hourly electricity tariffs for your firm. Firstly, not taking the time to scour the market to find a cheaper and better deal may mean that your company or organisation is rolled automatically onto a new contract. While this may make life easier for a busy business owner, these new contract rates tend to be much higher – and could be up to 30% more than you need to be paying. That’s the price of inactivity but if you are organised, then you can avoid this situation and the team at D-Energi can help. Sourcing a new half hourly electricity quote Essentially, when it comes to sourcing a new half hourly electricity quote, then only those businesses that have a high energy demand will be able to access these half hour electricity prices. These costs tend to be much cheaper than those being paid by small and medium-sized companies and you’ll have a half hourly meter already installed – if you aren’t sure then check your bill. It’s this meter that is used for taking accurate energy readings and there’s no need for estimated bills when you have one installed. The other bonus for having a half hourly meter is that you as a business and a potential supplier can also access this data to see when and how you are using energy so a supplier can tailor their offering to match your needs. Using your energy usage data to find a new business supplier In addition to using your energy usage data to find a new business supplier, you can use it to reduce consumption too. This means that once you know when your electricity spending peaks, it is possible to move energy-intensive processes to lower rates. If you aren’t able to do this, then you should consider energy efficiency programs to help offset the cost of energy usage and this is where an energy consultancy can help. Indeed, some potential new suppliers may offer an energy consultancy for this purpose so, in addition to accessing cheaper rates, your savings will be compounded with lower consumption levels. If you would like to know more about half hourly electricity tariffs for your firm and how to access these cheaper deals, then you need to speak with the friendly team at D-Energi.
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19 Jul

Accessing the Cheapest Business Gas Prices

by Simon Thompson
 
It should be part of your firm’s normal processes to access the cheapest business gas prices every year when your current deal comes up for renewal. That’s because you will be reassured that you are not overpaying for your business gas supply and switching to a new provider is straightforward with no loss of supply. However, not every business owner will take the time to find a new supplier and if you haven’t switched for several years, then it’s likely you will be paying more than is necessary because you will have been moved to an out of contract tariff, known as deemed rates. Deemed rates tend to be more expensive – they can be up to 30% more than a new customer will be paying with the same supplier. Compare business gas prices The process to compare business gas prices from a new supplier is straightforward and you will need to appreciate there is a range of factors influencing the prices and deals being offered by suppliers for meeting your electricity needs. For example, prices will be affected by movements in the wholesale supply market and the location of your firm and the number of employees you have will also affect prices being quoted. Despite this, it is still a rewarding process in sourcing a new business gas supplier with lower rates because there’s no reason to be paying more for gas and you will be boosting profitability at the same time. There may also be some confusion among business owners that the process is too involved and you run the risk of losing supply but, as mentioned earlier, this will not happen. While you could use a comparison website to find a cheaper business gas supplier, the site is unlikely to be searching the entire marketplace so you really should use the experts at D-Energi who can do this on your behalf. Contacting D-Energi to find cheap business gas suppliers For a busy business owner, perhaps the most important factor when contacting D-Energi to find cheap business gas suppliers is that it will only take a phone call that lasts several minutes. In doing so, the experts can take a few details and then use the information to find a bespoke deal that will meet your needs and be probably cheaper than the prices you currently pay. Alternatively, you could contact suppliers directly to find a deal but this is a time-consuming process and you’ll still need to understand how much a new deal will cost and then arrange the switchover. If you would like to know more about how to access the cheapest business gas prices and have experts take care of the switchover process, then you need to speak with the D-Energi team today.
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