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Run a charity? It’s time you received a little help back. See what you could save on charity energy prices with Business Energy Comparison. Get quotes from the leading UK suppliers today.

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Energy for Charities in the UK

Running a charity can be difficult. You put your heart and soul into helping people and communities every day. So, when it comes to your energy bills, it can be easy to neglect finding the best deal when you’re so busy helping others.

But an efficient charity is one that keeps expenses to a minimum, that way more proceeds can be put towards charitable activities. At Business Energy Comparison, we understand that every penny counts when you run a charity or not-for-profit organisation.

With energy bills currently so high, it can be a worrying time for those managing charity gas and electricity prices. With the Business Energy Comparison tool, you can find the right deal for your charity and potentially save up to 45% on your bills.

We look for deals from the best energy suppliers for charities in the UK, so you can have peace of mind that you’re getting the best price. All you need to provide is the name and location of your building or premise, and information about your current energy usage. Our experts will do the rest!

What are the VAT Exemptions for Charities and Non-Profits?

Registered charities are entitled to a reduced VAT charge of 5% on their energy bills. However, there is a caveat to this: it only applies to premises and buildings where at least 60% of the activities carried out are classified as non-business. this includes residential accommodation, such as children’s homes or care homes, and free day care for disabled people.

If your charity is small scale, so only uses up to 1,00 kilowatt hours of electricity a month or a delivery of 2,300 litres of gas oil, then you’ll also qualify for the reduced VAT rate.

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The Climate Change Levy (CCL) is an environmental tax that was introduced in April 2001 in an effort to encourage business customers in certain sectors to become more energy efficient and reduce their carbon emissions. The CCL is charged on taxable commodities for lighting, heating and power purposes, such as coal, electricity, petroleum and natural gas.

Energy supplies used by a charity for non-business activities are excluded from the levy. Examples of business activities could include the hiring of charity run buildings, such as village halls, or the sale of donated goods.

How Can You Save Money on Your Charity Energy?

Switching charity energy suppliers is a brilliant way to save on your charity energy bills. In fact, you can save up to 45% by simply switching providers. However, there are other ways to reduce your charity gas bills and becoming more energy efficient. These include:

  • Switching off all equipment when not in use.
  • Using energy-efficient light bulbs.
  • Decreasing the thermostat temperature by 1°C.
  • Going paperless.
  • Completing an energy audit.
  • Ensuring your building is appropriately insulated.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average energy consumption for charities?

It can be tricky to know if you’re paying too much for your charity energy when you have nothing to compare to. Quickly work out if you’re overpaying on your energy bills by comparing them to the average energy consumption for charities in the UK.

What are the benefits of switching charity energy suppliers?

The main benefit of switching charity energy suppliers is saving money on your bills. By using the Business Energy Comparison tool, your charity could save up to 45% on its overall energy bill.

If you’re worried about how much time it will take, then rest assured that all we’ll need from you is your address, charity name and information on your energy consumption. Then you can pop the kettle on and get back to what you do best – helping others. Our experts will do the rest!

How long will it take for my charity’s energy switch to take place?

Once you’ve decided on a deal that you’re happy with, then our experts will handle the switch. It will usually take up to 21 days for the switch to take place. However, there won’t be any disruption to your supply during this change over.