Those with extensive knowledge and time can go it alone to secure energy contracts. The majority of us lack the knowledge and time to secure the right contracts for our business.
Energy is an unavoidable and often large expense for many businesses. It is an expense that is wise to call in experts with market knowledge and skill rather than guess.
Getting the best rate possible is the goal of most organisations. But how can you be sure you are getting the best rate? Are you buying at the best time of the energy cycle? Once you have received some supplier quotes, how do you decide which one is best?
Errors in bills
Up to 1 in 5 electricity bills contain one or more errors. Retailers have up to 5 years to claim undercharges back from you. There were over $1.68M in bill credits in the Fiscal Year ending June 15.
Lack of transparency
There are 100's of tariffs, network and other charges. This provides fertile ground for incorrect charging. In some cases a lack of detail on invoices which only show summaries also leads to incorrect charging.
Peak vs Off Peak
Time of day charging may deliver a saving where the business has a proper plan structure. A lack of clarity may make it difficult to understand which approach is right for you. Peak vs Off Peak may end up actually costing more.
Peak use is the determining factor for monthly network charges. Advice on managing the peak can generate significant savings.
After reviewing a number of direct to supplier as well as market aggregators, Supply Clusters recommends the following considerations as part of your energy strategy:
Supply Clusters has partnered with Energy Action to deliver on your energy needs.
Supply Clusters members receive the following benefits through Energy Action:
Energy Action customers enjoy:
Energy represents a significant spend for most businesses. The selection of an energy supplier can have a significant impact on your bottom line. In many cases, going it alone with an energy retailer may be a bad move.
You should choose an energy procurement provider who: