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Minimise Your Excess Capacity Charges With Tritility

What Are Capacity Charges?

Capacity charges are essentially a charge paid to an energy supplier to ensure that electricity and gas are available for your business to use when you need it, whether that is during peak demand times or out of hours when the grid is producing less energy. They are based on the highest amount of energy you are estimated to use or consume during a month.

These charges are levied by your Distribution Network Operator (DNO) as part of the Distribution Use of System (DUoS) fee you pay on your bill. This covers the cost of supplying energy from the pylon to your site.

Why Do Suppliers Use Capacity Charges?

Capacity charges are used to recover the additional costs that DNOs (Distribution Network Operators) can incur when customers exceed their available and contracted capacity levels. The rates reflect the costs incurred or reasonably expected to be incurred, by the DNO Party in its Distribution Business.

How Will This Impact My Business?

Additional charges for an excess amount of energy being used can be significantly higher than the standard rate. These rates vary by region and are higher in areas where there is a higher demand for capacity. If your business regularly incurs these charges you could be spending far more on your energy than necessary due to poor planning or unforeseen circumstances.

If your business is regularly incurring excess capacity charges then you will need to agree a revised capacity or take energy-saving measures to reduce your maximum demand.

Working With Tritility

When it is time to arrange a new energy contract, many businesses believe that the best course of action is to contact their existing supplier to attempt to negotiate a new deal. In our experience, this is rarely the best option.

By using an independent service such as Tritility, not only will you receive quotes from suppliers across the market, you can be certain that the advice and recommendations given are the best for your business, not for your existing supplier.

Our energy experts will ensure we work with you to ensure that excess capacity charges are minimised by accurately assessing consumption and creating a bespoke contract to fit your business needs.

We guarantee to beat your initial renewal quote. If we can’t, we’ll tell you to stay with your current supplier and we’ll pay you £500.*

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Why use Tritility?

We guarantee to save your business money on your current providers initial energy renewal quote.

If we can’t, we’ll advise you to stay where you are. And we’ll pay you £500.

T&C's apply. Click here for full promotion details.
This depends on your current energy agreement, however we always guarantee to be cheaper than your initial energy renewal quote - if we're not, we'll pay you £500*! For clients on out of contract or deemed rates, we typically save businesses 40% on average on their monthly bill.
You can get a quote from us in minutes and if you're happy and would like to proceed, we'll take care of all of the paperwork for you. You could be saving money with your new supplier in as little as 14 days!
We're proud to be fully independent energy consultants with no tie to any particular business energy supplier. This means that we can focus on recommending the best supplier for your business.

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Start by giving us details of your business and the premises you would like to compare energy quotes for. If your business has more than one site, that's fine - start with your primary site then you will have the option to add additional sites to your quote.

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Business Utility Suppliers

We only work with established and reputable business utility suppliers. With recent stories of a number of smaller energy suppliers going bust, it is important that you have the faith in any supplier that we recommend, that's why we only work with the best! Some of the suppliers we work closely with are shown here, though we can access many other suppliers on the market through our partnerships, should this be relevant for your business.

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1. Sign Up

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2. We Do The Work

Our knowledgeable staff research the marketplace. We review the 100’s of options and clearly show you the best solutions for your needs.

3. You Enjoy The Results

Your savings are shown in an easy format for you to make your decision. Once you’re happy we will proceed and take care of the entire switch over process for you.