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19 Feb

How to Find A Business Gas Supplier Fast

by Simon Thompson
 

If your supply contract is up for renewal in the near future and you need to find a new business gas supplier fast, then this article is for you.

Firstly, there’s no need to panic since the market is a competitive one, but it’s crucial that you search all potential suppliers and see which one is offering the best business gas prices per kilowatt hour for meeting your firm’s needs.

That might not be the case should you decide to use a business gas comparison website which may only have a restricted number of suppliers to offer a quote and there could be better and cheaper deals available that you will be unaware of.

However, these business gas comparison sites do offer a quick way of finding out what the market rate is for your firm’s needs and will give an indication of how much you can save by switching to a new business gas provider.

Understanding small business gas rates

When it comes to understanding small business gas rates, the experts at D-Energi can help explain why the quotes vary so much – and that’s usually down to the supplier having their own criteria, which will include:

  • The location of your firm
  • The industry that you work in
  • Your annual consumption levels
  • How many people you employ.

 

There are other issues too, including whether you have plans to expand which will mean increasing your business gas demands over the course of the contract.

All of this makes sense and you should not be surprised if a potential gas supplier declines to quote and you should never really compare the prices being offered for your needs with those being offered to a business next door since they may have different criteria for their bespoke deal.

Business gas price per kilowatt hour

We mentioned that the lowering of the business gas price per kilowatt hour is an important aspect but there’s some detail that you will need to appreciate. This includes:

  • While the business price per unit is for the actual gas consumed and you should look for a lower amount, it’s not the only important price
  • That’s because you need to take into account the standing charge, which pays for gas to be delivered to your premises and since this varies, you need to ensure that this is either lower or the same and not more because this will remove any savings that your firm could potentially make.

 

If you are simply too busy as a business owner with the day-to-day tasks of running your firm, then it’s helpful there is a friendly team of experts available to discuss your needs, search the market of all competitors and then explain why one particular deal is better than another.

For more advice about how you can find a business gas supplier fast, then you should contact the experts at D-Energi today.