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7 Nov

How to Save when Switching Business Energy Suppliers

by Simon Thompson
 

With so many energy providers available, how do you know which one will offer the best deal when switching business energy suppliers to meet your needs?

All firms and organisations should carry out a comparison exercise every year, usually when your current provider contacts you with details of your next year’s contract.

This is a great opportunity to see whether you are being overcharged for your energy needs and whether this is the right time to switch providers and save money.

If you speak with the team at D-Energi you will soon find out whether this is a process worth undertaking because they have access to the entire marketplace and should be able to find a cheaper, better deal than you currently enjoy.

Search for business electricity suppliers

The search for business electricity suppliers is a straightforward one and for those who find a better deal, then you need to be reassured that the switchover process means there is no loss of energy to your business when this is begun.

Unfortunately, around 40% of firms in the UK than ever bothered switching, according to a UK government survey, which means they are probably paying more than is necessary for their energy needs.

This may just be down to being too busy or complacent because the energy supply market can appear to be complicated and confusing.

In addition to the wide range of potential suppliers available, they all offer different services and perks and have a range of tariffs.

Sourcing a new electricity provider for a business is more difficult than sourcing one for our home because the provider must offer a bespoke deal that is tailored to meet your needs.

Business gas suppliers

This need to have a bespoke deal also extends to business gas suppliers when they are asked to quote for your custom.

Comparing these bespoke deals on a like-for-like basis becomes difficult because of the different criteria each supplier will have and you may need to understand the unit cost per unit of energy, plus the standing charge and any other costs that may be demanded.

You could use an online business energy comparison site to carry out this survey of potential suppliers quickly and gain an understanding of what the market rate for your firm’s needs might be.

Potential suppliers will need to consider where you are located, what your energy needs are and how many employees have plus what type of industry you work in before they make an offer.

These online sites may not be accessing the entire marketplace and you will still need to speak with a potential supplier directly to ensure their deal will meet your needs.

If you would like more help and information about how you can save when switching business energy suppliers, then it’s time to speak with the team of experts at D-Energi.