Energy Brokers and Business Utility Brokers

Making sure your business is on the right energy tariff can make a big difference to the bottom line. An energy broker can help you compare business electricity and gas plans, and help you to switch suppliers.

Utilitywise are the UK’s largest Commercial Energy Broker – we help super-smart businesses be even smarter. Find out how your business could save time and money by choosing to work with a utility broker.

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What is an Energy Broker?

Energy brokers (also known as energy consultants or business utility brokers) work with energy suppliers and are associated mainly with the commercial energy market. They act as a middle man to help businesses secure an energy deal that suits them. That could be a renewable energy or low carbon deal, or a standard electricity or gas contract.

Some energy brokers offer their own additional services such as energy monitoring and control technologies, to help businesses control and reduce their energy consumption.

Why should my business use Energy Brokers?

By working with an energy broker, you can benefit from their specialist knowledge and experience. Rather spending time calling up each supplier individually to find the right contract for your business, working with an business utilities broker like Utilitywise means you only need to go to one place to get tariffs from a range of different suppliers.

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    An energy broker’s specialist knowledge of the business energy market means they will be able to give you useful advice and guidance.

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    Working with a commercial energy broker means you can compare tariffs from a range of suppliers, rather than having to deal with each supplier individually.

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    A UK energy broker will understand the energy procurement process and will be able to make switching tariff or changing supplier easier for you.

  • Additional support

    A good energy broker should also be able to help you to monitor and manage your electricity and gas usage, to help you to operate more efficiently.

What makes Utilitywise different from other gas and electricity brokers?

  • We’re the UK’s leading commercial utility broker
    We help over 40,000 UK businesses to manage and monitor their business utilities.
  • We’re independent
    We work with wide range of business energy suppliers, so we can provide you with loads of options for your business energy, including green energy contracts. Our top priority is to help you get the right contract for your business.
  • We can help you with water too
    The UK’s open water market means you can now switch supplier and get a better deal on your business water.
  • We can help you beyond just securing a new contract
    We provide innovative tools and smart technology to help you monitor and manage your utility usage, saving you money and helping to drive efficiency.
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10 ways that Utilitywise Energy Brokers can help your business


  • We’ll sort out your energy and water tariffs

    Utilitywise works with leading business energy and water suppliers to ensure we can find you the most suitable and cost-effective tariffs.

    We can help you choose the right contract for your gas, electricity and water utilities and, if you change supplier, we will manage the switching process too.

  • We’ll provide you with a dedicated account manager

    We think a business gas and electricity broker should do more than simply help you with utility procurement.

    To give you the best advice on ways to reduce energy and water use, and save money, we provide a dedicated account manager to get to know your business.

    We can analyse what you’re using and where, so you can make savings. We can also audit your electricity, gas and water use to help you lower your bills, realise future savings and improve your green credentials before you bid for a contract.

  • We’ll help you do your bit for the environment

    Is your energy broker helping you to understand what your business carbon footprint is and could be?

    A good gas and electricity broker will discuss renewable and green energy options with you.

    Making a commitment to reducing your carbon footprint and offsetting it can help reduce energy consumption and spend, which is good for the environment and good for your bottom line. At Utilitywise, we call that #carbonkarma.

  • We’ll review your water consumption

    Did you know that the UK business water market was recently deregulated?

    With so much focus on business energy consumption, your business energy broker shouldn’t forget water consumption.

    One way they can help your business reduce consumption, eliminate waste and reduce costs is a water audit.

    Find out more about Business Water

  • We’ll put you in control of how your business uses its utilities

    A good energy management broker should also help you monitor and analyse where you’re using water and energy across your business.

    With the right monitoring software you can track exactly what you’re using. At Utilitywise, we provide our customers with free energy insight tools to help you to just that.

  • We’ll show you how your energy and water use compares to other businesses

    Your commercial energy broker should be able to benchmark your site’s business energy and water efficiency against other similar businesses.

    Why does it matter? Because an energy check and water efficiency report tell you what kind of cuts in consumption your business could realistically make.

  • We can help you to get your staff involved in reducing utility waste

    Has your business electricity gas broker mentioned how your employees can be trained in reducing business energy waste?

    The Carbon Trust estimates that getting them involved can reduce your annual consumption by as much as 20%. A Utilitywise Energy Consultant will be able to advise on increasing your workforce’s energy awareness.

  • We’ll check your utility bills to make sure they’re accurate

    It’s hard work working out whether the invoices from your energy suppliers are correct.

    Your business energy broker should be able to validate your utility bills, checking every part thoroughly and holding your supplier accountable.

  • We’ll help make sure you comply with regulations

    Ensuring your business is compliant with energy regulations, legislation and standards such as P272, ESOS, ISO 50001 and Display Energy Certificates should be a priority for your energy broker.

    At Utilitywise, our gas and electricity brokers are up to date with relevant legislation and standards and can advise you on how you can ensure compliance.

  • We’ll set you up with a plan to manage energy and water bills

    To help you see the bigger picture, your business utilities broker should be providing you with a way forward.

    If you choose Utilitywise, we’ll provide you with a Utility Management Plan to help you minimise costs and better control energy provision.

Aren’t business energy brokers just for large companies?

Any size of business can benefit from speaking to a commercial energy broker. Whether you’re a one-man band or a small or medium sized business, if you work out of business premises, an energy broker could give you valuable advice on managing your electricity and gas contracts.

As the UK’s largest commercial utilities broker, Utilitywise will help you save in lots of different ways when you get a quote for your business energy.

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