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30 Jun

How to Switch Commercial Energy Suppliers

by Simon Thompson
 

The ability for firms to switch commercial energy suppliers is much easier than many of them probably realise.

Indeed, a Competition and Markets Authority survey that around 40% of firms have never switched energy suppliers so they are probably paying more for their energy needs than necessary.

A simple call to switching experts such as the D-Energi team will reveal how much a business can save but this depends on the nature of the industry they are in.

In many ways, swithcing business energy suppliers is rather like that for switching suppliers for our homes.

Find a commercial energy quote

The first step is to find a commercial energy quote the business likes and opt for a tariff that best meets their needs.

It’s also possible that the firm can save time and energy from shopping around a vairety of suppliers by suing experts who understand how the commercial energy market works.

They will have access to the latest plans and tariffs and can then deal with any relevant paperwork to switch between suppliers.

Firms also need to appreciate, in case they may be worried, that there will be no loss of supply during the switchover process.

Finding better commercial energy prices

Indeed, finding better commercial energy prices is easy to do with the help of the team at D-Energi though they could use online comparison websites to get a feel for the market rates being charged.

Since deregulation, lots of energy suppliers have entered the market and are offering a wide variety of deals, tariffs and plans to attract customers.

This was the ultimate aim of deregulation with the government believing that this would lead to greater competition, lower prices and better levels of customer service.

It’s easy for firms to switch commercial energy suppliers

This has now been achieved and while it’s easy for firms to switch commercial energy suppliers, they will need to pay any outstanding bills before the process can take place.

In addition, firms cannot switch suppliers until a window of opportunity opens in their current contract; they cannot break an energy contract for a cheaper deal.

Some energy suppliers may allow this to happen but they may also charge exit fees – which may be more than the firm will make in savings.

 

For more help and information about how firms can switch commercial energy suppliers to save money on their overheads, then it’s time to speak with the helpful team at D-Energi.