The Energy Bill Relief Scheme

We would like to take this opportunity to reassure our prospective and existing customers and clarify the following on the Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS):

  • The Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS) applies to fixed contracts agreed on or after 1st December 2021 as well as to deemed, variable and flexible tariffs and contracts. It will apply to energy usage from 1st October 2022 to 31st March 2023, running for an initial six-month period for all non domestic energy users..
  • All energy suppliers will apply the same discount. This discount will automatically appear on your statements. Customers do not need to apply for the scheme or contact us.
  • The BEIS department recommends all customers continue to enter into fixed price agreements as normal to shield businesses from future wholesale price increases. This way we can ensure all our customers are protected from the volatility in the current wholesale market.
  • For customers who qualify for the Energy Bill Relief Scheme we kindly ask all qualifying customers to provide us with monthly gas and / or electricity meter reads until end of the scheme. This should be done ideally on the first day of the month or no later than the 10th.This will be a great help to get your bills as accurate as possible and ensure we apply the right discount throughout the scheme period.

For the latest information on the Energy Bill Scheme please visit www.gov.uk/guidance click here

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P272 Legislation and Your Business


If your firm or organisation is looking to reduce its energy overheads and you’re looking for a new supplier, you may hear about the P272 legislation and your business.

While the new rules concerning P272 only affect large users of energy, the legislation is considered to be a big change to the energy supply market, certainly the biggest since the market was deregulated.

However, P272 legislation is straightforward and ultimately helps firms and organisations access cheaper energy providers because their usage is monitored every 30 minutes.

This data is then sent to the provider, the meters that do this are sometimes known as half hourly or HH meters, and your bill will accurately reflect the amount of energy used. There are no estimated bills when you have HH meters installed.

Benefits of having P272 introduced

One of the benefits of having P272 introduced was that it enabled firms to see accurately how and when they are using energy and to use this information to find a cheaper deal from another provider.

There is software available to analyse the data that will flag up where savings can be made and where the peak periods of demand are.

It’s this information about peak usage that may also lead to a firm switching their demand to lower peak tariffs where they can save large amounts of money on their energy overheads.

So, while P272 has been in place for some time there will be business owners or senior members of staff who have never heard of this legislation previously.

Essentially, all firms and organisations affected by P272 will have had a new meter installed to supply the relevant data to their provider. In the unlikely event that your firm comes under the legislation and you do not have a half hourly meter installed, you need to rectify this with your provider.

P272 legislation can help lower bills

In the search for cheaper energy overheads, P272 legislation can help lower bills because the information can be used by another provider to offer a detailed tariff.

It’s worth speaking to the D-Energi team who will be able to look at the entire marketplace, which means not restricting the search for better providers to the ‘Big Six’ firms since there are newer suppliers available with better offers and other services.

In terms of other services, a potential new provider may offer a consultancy service to help you use less energy and help your firm enjoy longer-term savings on energy bills.


For more information about energy consultancy services and the P272 legislation, then speak with the experts at D-Energi.