quote
menu

DCP228 and Business Electricity

What is DCP228? DCP228 is a regulation to be introduced by Ofgem in April 2018 which will change the way business electricity charges are calculated by Distribution ...

Read More...

DCP 161 – Excess Capacity Charges

If your business uses a Half Hourly (HH) meter for its energy supply, make sure you’re ready for DCP 161 in April 2018 – Excess Capacity charges are comi...

Read More...

How to Read Your Business Electricity Meter

Energy suppliers typically employ people as data collectors or meter readers to take meter readings for you. However, there may be times where you are required to ta...

Read More...

About Business Electricity MPANs

What is an electricity MPAN? A Meter Point Administration Number (MPAN) is a registration number unique to each domestic and business electricity meter. Energy suppl...

Read More...

Find Your Business Electricity DNO

Who is my business energy supplier? The UK’s Distributor Network Operator (DNO) system is divided between 14 companies, 6 of which manage multiple areas’ electri...

Read More...

Business Electricity Guides

DCP228 and Business Electricity

What is DCP228? DCP228 is a regulation to be introduced by Ofgem in April 2018 which will change the way business electricity charges are calculated by Distribution Network Operators (DNOs). Currently, distribution charges are make up 19% of customers’ […]

Read More
energy news

DCP 161 – Excess Capacity Charges

If your business uses a Half Hourly (HH) meter for its energy supply, make sure you’re ready for DCP 161 in April 2018 – Excess Capacity charges are coming. Ofgem will be introducing a new regulation to the DCUSA […]

Read More

How to Read Your Business Electricity Meter

Energy suppliers typically employ people as data collectors or meter readers to take meter readings for you. However, there may be times where you are required to take your own meter readings so it is important you know how […]

Read More

About Business Electricity MPANs

What is an electricity MPAN? A Meter Point Administration Number (MPAN) is a registration number unique to each domestic and business electricity meter. Energy suppliers use your MPAN to identify your energy supply point when organising electricity tariffs. Where […]

Read More

Find Your Business Electricity DNO

Who is my business energy supplier? The UK’s Distributor Network Operator (DNO) system is divided between 14 companies, 6 of which manage multiple areas’ electricity supply, and 8 independent DNOs. Ofgem monitors all DNOs to prevent monopolisation and ensure […]

Read More

Business Electricity Tariffs Explained

Comparing business electricity tariffs can be confusing with so many options available to customers. A variety of unit prices, contract lengths and standing charges can make it difficult to know which business electricity supplier you should choose. However, SwitchMyBusiness.com […]

Read More
How to read your business electricity meter

The P272 Migration – Our Guide for Businesses

P272 will change the way that all Maximum Demand meters (Profile Classes 05-08) with Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) operate, making them use the same settlement as Half Hourly (HH) electricity meters. As the name suggests, Half Hourly meters (Profile […]

Read More

Half Hourly Electricity Meters

If you run a large business, half hourly metering is something you should be familiar with. Since the P272 legislation, all business energy suppliers are required to use half hourly metering to monitor businesses using the Profile Classes 05-08, […]

Read More
energy-meter-reading-numbers

Business Electricity Meter Types

There is a wide range of electricity meters that your business may have installed, depending on your electricity consumption and the times at which you operate. See below for our simple guide about each electricity meter type and how […]

Read More
Excellent, 9.9 / 10

Excellent service from Bhavni Manek

"Excellent service from Bhavni Manek. No pressure, made sure I understood exactly what the switch process entailed. Got me a great deal. Well done."

This review was posted by Phil Whitehouse on the 17th of August 2019

Omar was a great help

"Omar was a great help, easy to understand"

This review was posted by Tom Jenkins on the 16th of August 2019

Above and beyond...

"What superb service provided by Cheryl, very patient and nothing was too much trouble for her; above and beyond as we used to say. There is nothing exciting about switching suppliers but Cheryl managed to make the whole process painless and stress free, prices were great as well and as a charity that is good news. Many thanks Cheryl."

This review was posted by Lynn Disley on the 16th of August 2019

Lorraine was very helpful and friendly…

"Lorraine was very helpful and friendly while helping me switch my business electricity to a much better deal, saving me thousands over the contract term. This was my first time using this service and I will now use it for my other sites and will also recommend it."

This review was posted by Cheryl Simpson on the 16th of August 2019

Lorraine

"Great service x"

This review was posted by James Tucker on the 15th of August 2019