Saturday, 28 November 2015

#SmallBizSat is Here Again - We're Here For You

Small Business Saturday - Preparing Your Business For Winter

Calling all small businesses! We're here to help you this winter, in fact we're here to help you all year round. The festive season is upon us once more and the purse strings are tighter than ever - every little helps when it comes to saving at the festive season. The easiest way to save on energy bills? Switching.

Switching is easily overlooked as so many perceive it to be too much hassle, but in reality it's easier than ever. The gurus at Energy Advice Line are here for you. We'll find you the cheapest quote available on the market right now based on your own consumption rates, and where you are in the country. Not only that but once we have all the details your personal advisor will complete the process for you.

Monday, 23 November 2015

Be Wary of Your Renewal Rates

Customers need to be wary of not ignoring their renewal letter when it arrives from their current business electricity supplier.

A number of suppliers in the UK will tend to offer a renewal rate that is 30-40% in excess of the current retail price with the primary objective that the customer will not act on the letter so that the contract can be rolled over onto more expensive renewal rates.

Sunday, 8 November 2015

Should We Fear Black Outs This Winter?

Should we fear blackouts this winter
This month the National Grid issued a notice to energy suppliers asking for a greater supply. This was the first time such a warning has been issued in three years. The request was for an additional 500MWs between the hours of 16:30 and 18:30 on Wednesday 4 November.

This amount of power is equivalent to the surge you would expect during the half time of a sporting event, when everyone rushes to boil the kettle at once. More power was requested after several plant breakdowns occured during the month of October.

A statement said: "National Grid has issued a notice to the industry...asking for more generation to be brought on to the system.