Find cheaper electricity and gas rates in Ballarat

Ballarat is changing. Once known as “The Golden City” for its significance in the Victorian gold rush, Ballarat is once again on the up. The population has steadily increased in the last few years, leading to more jobs, a stronger economy, and an unlikely influx of investment in the region. While there is still gold to be found in the land, the city is now peaking interest due to its geographical location. Ballarat sits in the middle of Victoria’s key transport, tourist, and freight routes, which makes it invaluable for business and industry growth. Ballarat already stands as the commercial hub of Western Victoria, and is now benefitting from an influx of people looking to escape the overcrowding and rising cost of living in cities like Melbourne and Geelong. This resurgence has made Ballarat a more attractive proposition to outsiders, but poses a challenge for the businesses that already exist here. Not only are more competitors now crowding the markets, but what it takes to maintain a business in the region is also changing.

If you are a business owner or operator in Ballarat, you are likely to be facing increased operating costs that can impact your bottom line. If your electricity and gas costs are causing you pain, read on to find out how to find a cheaper energy plan.

Business energy comparison made easy 

Researching multiple providers to find an energy plan that suits your needs can take a long time and even then, identifying a competitive plan to save you money may still be difficult to determine. 

It is an ideal time to get a FREE energy health check to see if there is a better plan for you – the energy experts at Make It Cheaper do the hard work for you, saving you money to put back into your pocket and hours to put back into your day. 

So, let’s look at some of the business electricity and gas providers in Ballarat. 

Electricity and gas providers in Ballarat 

Ballarat businesses are paying too much for their electricity bills. 

Make It Cheaper provides energy comparison & tendering services through multiple retailers to find your Ballarat business a competitive energy solution as well as offering a choice of retailers including some that are carbon neutral 

For Ballarat, these retailers include: AGL, Alinta, Blue NRG, Energy Australia, Momentum Energy, Next Business Energy, Origin Energy, Power Direct, Simply Energy, Smartest Energy,Tango and more. 

Victorian Energy Providers

Each retailer has different tariffs and discounts so even if one retailer is great value for one customer, they aren’t necessarily competitive for another, it all depends on how much electricity or gas you use, the time of day you use your energy, where you are located and whether you are a residential, business or commercial energy user.  

Find a business energy plan in Ballarat 

The Make It Cheaper energy experts carefully analyse the energy needs of your business against the plans and service offerings of their energy suppliers in Ballarat and on average, find small business customers in Ballarat & the VIC area $1,084 per year*. If your business is in Ballarat, they can identify cost-effective business energy providers to help save your business money. Not stopping there, Make It Cheaper will also set up your energy contract in just one call to ensure the transition is as smooth as possible. 

Ongoing energy savings for your Ballarat business is also easy due to another free service called DiFY, which will help you get on and stay on competitive rates. Two months before your contract is about to end, they review the market to find a new plan for you and prevent you from rolling onto often expensive default offers. 

Are you a large market or commercial energy user? 

Typically, you fall into this category if you use 100 MWh or more per year or spend approx $2000 a month or more on your energy bills. Your energy bill will also provide information as to if you are a small or large energy customer. 

Small business energy bills will have a similar appearance to a residential energy bill, whilst large market energy bills will have various charges such as: Energy Charges, Network Charges, Environmental Charges, Regulated Charges, Metering & Services Charge or Retail Service charges. 

Traditionally with large market energy contracts, you lock in a rate ahead of your contract expiry for a contract term based on your business's long and short-term goals. 

Sounds confusing? 

The commercial arm of Make It Cheaper, MIC Energy Brokers can simplify the often-confusing world of large market energy, they act as your outsourced energy procurement partner by providing expertise in network tariffs, green energy solutions (PPA’s), carbon offset plans and can help identify a time to lock in future energy rates via their no obligation tendering service. As part of this tendering service, you will get a full breakdown of every offer received on your behalf so that you can see exactly what you would pay and what you would receive from multiple retailers. 

If you have multiple locations, they also provide expertise in multi-site energy procurement, to optimise pricing, saving you time & admin hours. 

With 80% of Aussie businesses overpaying on energy^, it is the ideal time for your business to minimise costs and overheads. Make It Cheaper understands this the most, which is why their specialised energy team is committed to finding Ballarat Business owners and managers competitive energy offers. 

Leave your details now for a FREE energy health check and find out if there is cheaper electricity, gas or solar feed-in tariff to save you money. 

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