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12 Mar

How to Find Half Hourly Electricity Suppliers

by Simon Thompson
 

If your business has half hourly meters installed then this article will help you find cheaper half hourly electricity suppliers.

By doing so you should be able to reduce your firm’s electricity bill.

For those firms who may not be aware, if your business is a high consumer of electricity then your usage levels are probably being monitored by a special half hourly meter.

This means that your electricity usage is being sent to your supplier every 30 minutes without you needing to submit meter readings.

Enjoy half hour electricity prices

One of the benefits of these meters is to enjoy half hour electricity prices that should be cheaper because your supplier has a clear indication of how much electricity you are using and when you are using it.

Essentially, having your usage submitted every half-hour means your bills will be more accurate and there’s less chance of being charged incorrectly.

The data that is submitted can also be analysed by you and your firm to see where potential savings can be made, for example, switching usage to a cheaper off-peak tariff.

While there is software available to do this, it may pay to contact experts such as D-Energi who can analyse the figures to see whether you are paying too much for your electricity needs and where potential savings can be made.

Some firms will need to be on half hourly electricity meters

However, some firms will need to be on half hourly electricity meters because they have a high peak demand while those who use less could choose to have an HH meter installed because of the benefits of monitoring their energy usage.

If you move premises and you are high electricity user, then you need to ensure that there is a half hourly meter installed by checking the top corner of it to see if there is a ‘00’ listed on the front of the meter plate. If you are a high-level user and you don’t have a relevant meter installed then you need to arrange to have one.

So, what are the benefits of having a half hour electricity meter installed? Along with having more accurate billing data, higher electricity users will be able to access cheaper electricity prices from potential suppliers.

There are other issues on how much a supplier will charge your business for electricity including where it is located and the type of tariff you need.

 

For more information about how to find half hourly electricity suppliers then speak with the experts at D-Energi.