Why work with an energy expert to compare business gas and electricity rates in Melbourne?

With the rising energy market being felt across Melbourne, no doubt you’ll have noticed an increase on your business electricity and gas bills.

It can be stressful, confusing and time consuming to navigate the complexities of comparing energy plans and this is where a broker can help.

The energy market also doesn't reward loyalty. That is why we encourage you to compare your energy rates regularly - or better yet, work with an independent energy broker who can do this for you, saving time and energy.

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Save on Energy Costs

An energy broker can provide immediate insights into your current gas and electricity plans and compare the energy market to identify if a switch makes sense for your business.

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Quick and simple, saving you time

Comparing gas and electricity retailers with Choice Energy takes only minutes, and sees you partnered with a dedicated energy broker to take care of your needs.

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Expert on your team

By working direct with a broker your business needs are at the forefront, this means we will work on your behalf to source a competitive energy plan and energy supplier that meets your unique needs.

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Ongoing optimisation

We'll also ensure your energy isoptimised for today and the future. You’ll hear from your energy broker at key times to update you on opportunities to save, offer expert advice or hear out any concerns you might be having about your use of energy usage.

“At a time when everyone could use a little help to save a dollar, Choice Energy helped our business find a new Energy retailer at the same cost, without incurring the annual increase proposed by our old energy retailer. Included was independent metering to be able to verify bills easily and the process also helped us get a demand reset as part of a solution that delivers our business a saving of over $20,000.
These guys can handle everything”

David Maillard, Financial Controller, Beaconsfield Home Timber & Hardware.

Why choose Choice Energy?

Using an business energy comparison website:

  • Simple, but no specialists or dedicated support
  • The onus is on you to compare and make the decision
  • Energy comparison websites only offers a select range of business energy suppliers
  • If you are on a large market contract, a business energy comparison website doesn't show if you can save from a more appropriate network tariff or other ways you may be able to save on energy costs
  • You may or may not pay a fee, depending on the comparison group
  • Comparisons may not be truly unbiased.

Going direct to your business energy supplier:

  • You aren't typically rewarded for loyalty by staying with the same business energy supplier
  • The onus is on you to ensure they are providing competitive gas and electricity rates from across the Melbourne market
  • No independent specialists or dedicated support to advise you on the market
  • If you are on a large market contract, a commercial gas and electricity supplier won't typically tap you on the shoulder to alert you of other cost savings such as a better network tariff or whether solar could help you save.

Compare Business Energy Plans with Choice Energy:

  • Choice Energy may be able to offer more competitive business gas and electricity rates that you going direct to a retailer
  • Choice Energy works with over a dozen of the best commercial energy suppliers for Melbourne
  • If we think you can get a better deal, we'll negotiate harder on your behalf, and we'll call it out where we can't offer you a competitive result
  • You'll have a dedicated energy specialist, who understands you and your unique business needs
  • There are no costs for you to secure a new contract- commission is earned from the provider, and does not impact your deal.

Business energy time discounts

There are two available time discounts offered by energy retailers, conditional and guaranteed. Conditional discounts are applied when you meet certain conditions like pay on time discounts. Guaranteed discounts are applied for the entirety of the contract term, regardless of special conditions.

Comparing energy plans for small and large businesses in Melbourne

A large business or industry that has a high energy usage will often be able to demand the best possible electricity and gas rates with the help of a Melbourne energy broker. For small businesses, an energy bill is calculated the same as a residential bill. However, with the help of our experts, we can compare energy plans to find the best deal.

How Commercial Solar Systems can reduce electricity bill

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With commercial solar power in Melbourne, your business can generate renewable energy at a significantly lower cost than purchasing electricity from an energy supplier by harvesting the power of the sun!

FAQ - Melbourne Business Energy Comparison

What does an energy broker do?

An energy broker is an independent party who can identify and broker energy contracts for individuals and businesses. Typically energy procurement is at no cost to the customer and the broker is paid by the energy provider as a reward for bringing the client to them. Historically, commercial clients engage more with independent energy brokers who are often able to provide tailored solutions and strategies beyond energy retail comparison. Learn more here.

How can I reduce my Business Energy Costs in Melbourne?

The best way to reduce your Melbourne business energy costs is through a combination of energy efficiency measures where you reduce reliance on the energy grid through techniques, strategies or equipment; alongside comprehensive energy assessment and procurement that help to identify ways the same amount of energy you require can be sourced for less money.

The first step is a free energy bill check though! Learn more on how Choice Energy can help.

What’s the best way to source the most competitive Business Energy Prices Across Melbourne?

As a business, you have the option to work directly with an energy supplier or retailer who will provide pricing on the retail portion of your energy bill; compare business energy retail contracts online with an aggregator; or work with a dedicated energy broker who can go out to the market to source you the most competitive business energy prices.

If you’re a large market user, an energy broker could provide a range of additional benefits to help you save, including bill validation and identifying a more competitive network tariff based on your usage which could result in hundreds to thousands of dollars.

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