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Changing power providers made easier for SMEs

Changing power providers made easier for SMEs

what's my number power switch for companies businessesDraftFCB's What's My Number power switching campaign is one of the biggest success stories of recent years, and now it's paved the way for a new tool for SMEs looking to cut power costs by changing electricity providers.

It was developed by the Electricity Authority in partnership with Switchme and in a six-week trial period, 35 percent of businesses switched providers, with individual savings as much as $28,000 a year.

The new service involves a basic tender service, where electricity retailers provide quotes and the selected provider manages the switch within three or four days.
 
 Go to www.whatsmynumber.org.nz/MyBusiness with a recent power bill.

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