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E-on Next's SME Electric Out-of-Contract Rates: Decoding the Financial Puzzle

Updated 18/04/2024*

The Hidden Expense of SME Electric Out-of-Contract Rates: Guarding Your Business Wallet

In our evolving energy landscape, it's imperative for businesses, especially Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to stay on top of their energy bills. However, amidst the jargon of kilowatts and tariff bands, there's an often overlooked cost - the out-of-contract (OOC) rates with E-on Next. Join us in this exploration to unveil the intricacies of these rates and how they can dent your business's finances.

Shining a Light on Out-of-Contract Rates

Simply put, out-of-contract rates are applied when your ongoing energy agreement lapses without a subsequent one in place. These rates can be significantly more expensive than standard contract rates. If you're an SME working with E-on Net, you might find that these OOC rates are substantially above the market average, leading to unexpected and larger energy bills.

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The GAS Scenario: OOC Rates

Much like electricity, gas supply rates out of contract can be a financial burden. SMEs should be aware of E-on Next's OOC rates for gas to avoid any unpleasant financial surprises at the end of the month.

Why Partner with The Smart Energy Company?

At The Smart Energy Company, we're dedicated to demystifying the energy market for SMEs. Our client-centric approach, bolstered by real-time market data and transparent dealings, has garnered us rave reviews on TrustPilot, with a retention rate of 95%.

Don't let your SME be bogged down by high out-of-contract rates. With access to over 20 suppliers and a team that prioritises your business's needs, we're here to ensure you always get the best deal.

Charting Your Energy Future

Energy cost management goes beyond just savings. It's about aligning your energy choices with your business goals. If you're keen to steer clear of the OOC rate pitfall or looking for an exit strategy, we're just a call away.


Take Prompt Action to Minimise Energy Expenditures

Every day on an out-of-contract rate is a day of potential overpayment. Make the shift now and fortify your business finances.

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