Research reveals ‘what customers want’ from business energy providers

Gazprom Energy, has announced the results of a survey of UK energy buyers, showing what impacts their buying decision and choice of energy provider. Above all else, price competitiveness remains the number one thing that seals the deal.

Collective switching: waking up the ‘sleepers’

By Phil Ivers, head of customer optimisation at Gazprom Energy.

SME Most Trusted Award Sponsor

Tim Jarvis the Manager of SME Markets at Gazprom Energy explains why they are proud to sponsor the SME Most Trusted award  for the second year at TELCA.

Gazprom Energy gives brokers “self-serve” access to live prices

Business power supplier Gazprom Energy is letting energy brokers access their live gas and electricity prices via an online portal. Instead of ringing up to check with Gazprom what prices they can offer customers, energy brokers can check prices themselves. The self-service system which is free for approved brokers and consultants also allows them to […]

Gazprom Energy to supply gas to Tata plant

Tata Chemicals Europe is to get gas from Gazprom Energy for the chemical factory it recently bought in Cheshire. Under the new deal, the chemical plant will take gas for its on-site power plant and sell back any excess power to the business energy supplier. The Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant produces steam and […]

Is banning auto rollover contracts a red herring?

Suppliers have battled it out over the summer to sound the most reasonable on the issue of automatically rolling businesses onto new energy tariffs when their contracts end. Ofgem is looking at whether to ban the hitherto industry-wide practice – so what’s the solution? ELN reporter Vicky Ellis asks three suppliers what their views are […]

Weir buying hydro! Gazprom Energy signs seven year deal

Gazprom Energy will buy power from ten hydroelectric sites across England and Wales for seven years under a new deal kicking off today. The business energy supplier will take 17MW worth of power from independent renewable generator Infinis’ sites, including Barton Lock in Greater Manchester, Beeston Weir in Nottingham, the Elan Valley (pictured) in South […]

Only third of SME energy buyers understand how brokers earn

Only a third of SME energy buyers understand how energy brokers earn money according to a new poll. However there are “high levels of trust” in consultants working in the energy market, finds Gazprom Energy. In the energy supplier’s poll among its SME customers, just a third (33%) of respondents said they had a good […]

UK businesses must plan ahead of EU carbon vote

UK businesses are being urged to review their carbon strategies ahead of the EU vote on back-loading permits next month as it could triple the market price of carbon. Business power supplier Gazprom Energy, which provides carbon trading services to around 10% of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), made the call as Members of […]

Gazprom Energy inks new power deal with landfill firm

Gazprom Energy today inked a 12 month deal to buy power from a waste-to-energy plant in Scotland. The business energy supplier will buy 10 megawatts of renewable energy from Avondale’s waste landfill site in Polmont, Central Scotland. Avondale generates energy by harvesting methane gas from its Polmont landfill site which handles roughly 450,000 tonnes of […]