Compare Business Energy Prices

Ms_Chocaholic Posts: 12,529
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Anyone know an easy way to compare business energy prices.  
For example, if we use 17,000 kwh per year (electricity) and the SC is 25p per day and the unit rate 31.50p against another company who offers SC of 30p and a unit rate of 27.3p.
Please help.
Ms Chocaholic
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  • la531983
    la531983 Posts: 1,646
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    Excel could work it out rather easily but guessing you aren't too savvy with it? 
  • Netexporter
    Netexporter Posts: 1,028
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    Multiply the SC by 365, multiply the unit rate by 17,000. Add the two results. Repeat for other supplier. See which is least.

    However, as the difference in unit price is nearly as much as the difference in SC, you'll recoup the extra SC cost in less than 2 units of consumption.

  • MultiFuelBurner
    MultiFuelBurner Posts: 2,751
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    edited 3 October 2023 at 6:10PM
    Surely if you have a business you can work excel or a calculator?

    However, this may help
    "I can lead you to the money saving well but cannot make you drink from it"

    As mum always said "don't respond to imbeciles just ignore them" wise words mum 
  • frugalmacdugal
    frugalmacdugal Posts: 10,077
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    here's an easy way,
    Remember vat if not already included in your prices.
  • Woody19763
    Woody19763 Posts: 11
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    Your standing charges look good, i've just had a quote from our current supplier and they want £1.59 a day standing charge on Gas.  Who are you with?
  • Robin9
    Robin9 Posts: 11,958
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    @woody19763  I think that Cocoholic's were for illustration rather than actual.

    It's always difficult to compare Business tariffs - in theory they could all be different.  Mines nearly £9 but I do use 150,000 kWh a year
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