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Winter is here. Whether you and your teams welcome the cooler weather or are already counting down the days to spring, one thing’s for sure: it’s also what we call Triad Season and it’s your chance to get control over your Transmission Charges.
So let’s take a look at the Transmission Charge and see how other organisations have responded to turn this season from a cost-maker to a bill-shrinker.
Check out our latest video to find out what it is, where to find it in your bill, and how it works.
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As Sam Taylor, a Senior Account Manager at EDF Energy, mentioned in our latest video, the key to controlling Transmission Charges is to keep informed and be ready to take timely action.
As soon as you know there’s a high chance of a Triad, you need to be ready and able to dial back your consumption as much as possible during that period. The good news is that most organisations have more flexibility in their sites and assets than they might realise.
Why not head over to our Triad Calculator on Market Insight to see what you could save?
The Met Office managed to trim the equivalent of 5% off their annual bill by empowering their Facilities Managers to switch to using power from onsite generators during the 14 high-risk Triad Alerts over one winter. They successfully hit all three Triad events to cut their Transmission Charge to zero.
Not all sites, companies and organisations have their own onsite generators. So here’s a couple of other ways they’ve managed to reduce their Transmission Charge.
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And that’s it, a few changes for a more responsive approach is all it takes
It’s good to know that you and your team could make some changes to when and how you use energy which could perhaps result in some welcome reductions in your bill.
We hope these bitesized tips, ideas and changes help you do that. And as always, we’re here if you have any questions or need some help.
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