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Dyce Energy's Out of Contract Rates - A Guide for Businesses

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Dyce Energy Out of Contract Rates

Prices correct as of 26/03/2024

Introduction: Navigating the waters of energy contracts can be daunting, especially when it comes to understanding Out of Contract (OOC) rates. This blog post provides a detailed look at Dyce Energy's current OOC rates for both electricity and gas. We aim to help you make informed decisions and avoid potential spikes in your energy bills.

The Hidden Costs of Dyce Energy's Out of Contract Rates:

When your energy contract concludes, and you haven't yet secured a new deal or renewal, you enter the OOC rate period. During this time, Dyce Energy charges rates considerably higher than your regular contract, leading to an unexpected rise in energy costs.

Current Electricity Non-Half Hourly Out of Contract Rates:

Understanding your energy costs is critical when you find yourself out of contract. Dyce Energy's OOC rates for electricity are as follows:

Standing Charge (pence/Day)

Unit Rate (pence/kWh)



Current Gas Out of Contract Rates:


AQ Ranges (kWh)

Standing Charge (p/day)

Unit Rate (p/kWh)


< 73,200




73,201 - 732,000







*Band 3 standing charge is the minimum, any additional fixed costs will be passed-through

Why Avoid Out of Contract Rates?

Remaining out of contract can significantly impact your energy expenditures. With rates subject to change and typically higher than contracted rates, securing a new agreement is often the most economical choice for your business.


Discover More About Dyce Energy:

Understanding your supplier is key to managing your energy strategy successfully. For a deeper dive into the features, benefits, and offerings of Dyce Energy, visit our detailed supplier page. Gain the insights you need to make an informed decision about your energy future.


How The Smart Energy Company Can Help:

At The Smart Energy Company, we provide the expertise and support you need to navigate these changes. Whether you're currently with Dyce Energy or another provider, we can help you find and switch to a contract that aligns with your usage and budget, ensuring you're not overpaying for your energy.

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