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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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’ […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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