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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Understanding Your Business Electricity Rates per kWh


There are several reasons why you should understand your business electricity rates per kWh and the main one is to access cheaper prices from another provider.

Firstly, for those firms and organisations that may not be aware, energy suppliers will measure how much energy they supply to your premises as a unit of unit of energy, known as kilowatt hour – or kWh.

For example, for boiling a kettle of water for cups of tea, for every 10 boils of that kettle, you will use 1 kWh of energy.

But the kilowatt hour rate is only part of the bill from your business electricity supplier and though it’s an important element, it’s not the only thing you should be focusing on.

Business energy prices per kWh

That’s because you’re business energy prices per kWh consist of two elements:

  • The kilowatt-hour charge

As mentioned earlier, this is the unit of measurement for how much electricity you use

  • The standing charge

This is a daily cost for the maintaining of the National Grid and delivering electricity to your premises.

To understand your electricity bill, you will need to look at both the standing charge and kilowatt hour charges so you can then analyse what your costs are.

When it comes to switching suppliers, the new provider will look at a range of issues including the size and type of the business and industry you are in and what other fuels you are using.

Also, the location of your business is also important and the length of contract being offered will have an impact on prices as well.

Compare energy prices

All of these issues are important when you want to compare energy prices since the standing charge and kWh price may vary hugely between providers.

However, while a potential supplier may offer a lower kilowatt-hour price, their standard charge maybe more so the overall costs may not be that different. You will need to pay attention to these elements to ensure you actually move to a cheaper contract.

Another issue to consider is that you will be needing separate quotes from electricity and gas providers since it’s not possible to get a dual fuel deal.


An easy way to understand your business electricity rates per kWh is to speak with the D-Energi team and have them explain the differences and then ask them to source a cheaper energy provider – which they can do for you in just a few minutes.