Many businesses use an energy broker to shop for commercial electricity. An energy broker can show you prices from multiple electricity companies and help you quickly find the best rates. If you’re wondering, “Should my business work with an energy broker?” here’s information that can help you decide.
If you’re a business owner in Texas, you need to know that Ancillary Services could be passed through on your bill, depending on your contract language.
That’s what a number of businesses found out after Winter Storm Uri in February 2021. They were saddled with high bills from Ancillary Services pass-through charges when the wholesale price of ancillaries spiked as high as $25,000 per MWh on the ERCOT market.
Here’s what you need to know about Ancillary Services, what to do if you see Ancillary Services charges on your bill, and what’s being discussed at the regulatory levels on this issue.
A sustainability strategy for your small business can help you attract new employees and new clients, as well as contribute to a greener environment. And becoming a green business can have a big impact on your bottom line. Here’s how to develop a sustainability strategy for your business.
City inspections and permits may stand in the way of getting new electricity turned on for your business.
It’s pretty common. The business owner shows up on the day they expected to have lights. And there’s no electricity. And it’s all due to a required inspection that no one told them about. Here’s more about city inspections and permits, and their role in getting your lights turned on.
Looking for business electricity to power your New York business? We’ll teach you the basics of New York Power to Choose and electricity deregulation, how to compare NY business electricity rates, and the benefits of switching.
Your Texas business may qualify for a sales tax exemption on your electricity bill. To do so, you’ll need a Predominant Use Study. That’s an engineering report that shows how much of your electricity you use producing goods.
Here’s what you need to know about the Texas Sales Tax Exemption and how to your business can qualify.
With these business electricity savings tips, you’ll save money on your electricity bill. And that’s savings that can go right to your bottom line!
We’ve grouped business energy savings opportunities into categories — electronics, lighting, and HVAC. And since employee morale is a big part of running a small business, we’ve included ways to involve your employees in energy efficiency. But first up… what are the most common places that electricity is wasted in the workplace?
For major retailers, there’s Black Friday. But for small business owners, Small Business Saturday (the Saturday after Thanksgiving) is where the action is. You’ll want to develop a marketing plan to take advantage of this great sales weekend. In this article, you’ll get tips on developing your Small Business Saturday marketing plan.
When you shop for small business electricity, your small business credit is a factor in getting your service set up. The unfortunate reality is, you may have to pay a deposit to start electricity service for your small business. That’s why it’s important to build small business credit. In this article, we’ll explain why you may have to pay a deposit, alternatives to pay a deposit, and how to build small business credit so you don’t have to pay a deposit.
Whether you’re in business for yourself, an office manager, or a procurement pro, when you shop electricity rates for your business, it can be a confusing process. It’s something you have to do, but perhaps it’s not your full time job. We’re here to help you shop for business electricity rates. And that is our full time job!