Half Hourly Electricity

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If you are already on a half hourly meter, did you know that not renewing your half hourly electricity contract on time could see you paying up to 40% higher rates when your contract ends? So start looking for a new deal between six and eight weeks before your existing contract ends to make sure you get the best prices.

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If getting a good deal on business energy is way down your list of priorities, let us take all the effort out of energy comparison and find the best half hourly electricity tariff to suit your business.

We are also available to answer any questions that you may have about the half hourly electricity switching process or quotes that we obtain on your behalf.

Speak to one of our expert advisors today.

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In order to obtain half hourly electricity renewal rates from our panel of selected commercial electricity suppliers, please complete the electricity quote request form below.

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  • SSE
  • npower
  • Scottish Power
  • E.ON
  • British Gas
  • EDF Energy
  • Opus Energy

What is a half hourly meter?

As the name suggests, a half-hour meter, or HH meter, is an electricity meter designed to send accurate, up-to-date readings to your energy supplier at half hourly intervals.

Designed especially for business, half hourly electricity meters are connected to a phone line to automatically send these updates to your energy provider, so you don’t have to worry about taking regular readings.

To help ensure your business is working as energy efficiently as possible, these meters can provide a detailed breakdown of exactly how much energy you are using and when you are using it.

Does my business need a half hourly electricity meter?

If your business is a high energy user and has a maximum demand of at least 100kW in any half hour period, you must have a half hourly meter fitted as standard.

The types of businesses that require half hourly meter charges are usually the more energy intensive ones, such as assembly plants, department stores, manufacturing plants and printers.

You’ll also have the option to have a half hourly electricity meter installed if your business has a maximum demand of 70kW or more in any given half hour period.

If you think your business has a high energy demand, a half hourly meter could save you money as the accuracy and regularity of the data supplied to your provider means half hourly electricity prices are much more tailored to your needs and usage than regular pricing.

How can I check if I have a half hourly electricity meter?

To check whether your business is already using a half hourly meter, take a look at the ‘S number’ on a recent energy bill.

The ‘S number’ will be shown as a small box containing six different multi-digit numbers in a box, if the top left number reads ‘00’ then your business is on a half hourly meter.

How can I switch to a half hourly meter?

If you need to switch to a half hourly meter our team of energy experts is on hand to talk you through the process and find you the best deal. You can give them a call on 0800 652 4247.

If your business is already on a half hourly meter and you want to switch provider, our business energy compare service is the simplest way to get a better deal, just fill in the above form for a fuss-free quote.

We work closely with both your business and the electricity suppliers to make sure you get the most competitive half hour electricity price on the market.

Our team handle all aspects of the switch over or renewal, meaning you’ll not need to worry about any negotiations or paperwork and can get on with the day-to-day running of your business.

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