What dictates energy prices?View the answer » Q
What savings can be made with water deregulation?View the answer » Q
When is England’s water supply set to be deregulated?View the answer » Q
The water market for non-domestic users in England will be deregulated on 1st April 2017, giving businesses the opportunity to reduce costs on their water bills.
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When must P272 be implemented?View the answer » Q
The P272 proposal that has been approved by OFGEM requires these changes to be in place by April 2017 for class 05~08 meters. These are non-domestic energy consumers and the class number depends on the peak load factor.
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What is P272?View the answer » Q
To quote OFGEM, the industry regulator: “The electricity settlement process set out in the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) places incentives on suppliers to buy energy to meet their customers’ demand” and “Suppliers have a licence obligation to supply larger non-domestic customers in Profile Classes 5-8 through an advanced meter that can record half-hourly consumption. BSC Modification Proposal 272 would require that these consumers are settled using their half-hourly data.”.
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How is my energy bill broken down?View the answer » Q
Your energy bills will differ between suppliers but ultimately they’re all similar and contain the same information. If you are struggling to understand your energy bill, download our Understand Your Energy Bill document where we have shown a sample bill and described all the key elements.
How far in advance of my energy contract renewal can I get prices?View the answer » Q
You can be placed into a new contract 120 days before then end of your current one. Bearing in mind that it can take 28 days to process and as such it is not advisable to leave it until the last minute.
What is a ‘verbal energy contract’?View the answer » Q
Verbal energy contracts are not memorialised in writing. Instead, they are recorded on our system and they can be made freely available at your request.
How do I locate my energy meter details?View the answer » Q
Meter information is usually held on your current suppliers bills, however, you are able to identify your meter details by reading the number directly of the meter.
How can BAS Energy help me in reducing my energy usage?View the answer » Q
BAS have the capability of providing full energy efficiency audits which identify areas of energy reduction/usage in order to drive down costs as well as improve on carbon emissions. Additionally, a fully metered site can take advantage of the BAS Dataview software which enables an end user to monitor and compare energy usage continually.