Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Pylons in a sunset
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by Jodie Hisgett

Energy contracts: Your questions answered

Getting to grips with energy prices and suppliers can be challenging. This month, the contract team at NFU Energy share their expertise and answer some of the most common questions asked by NFU members.
Tuesday, 03 December 2019
Minette Batters presenting at an AGM
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by Steven Jackson

What’s happening in the regions?

Richard Weeks and I have been busy throughout November, joining in with a range of NFU regional events ranging from Annual Open meetings, winter conferences and regional environmental open days in the South West and North West.
Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Ice on a glass window
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by Joshua Robinson

Don’t get your fingers frozen off

In the last few months, we have witnessed a lot of stability in energy rates with only minimal increases and falls observed. In line with plummeting temperatures and darker nights we often see an increase in the reliance on gas and electricity and as excess storage depletes prices often go up. 
Tuesday, 15 October 2019
Pylons in a sunset
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by Jodie Hisgett

Could regulator veto put an end to supplier collapse chaos?

Ofgem may be looking to block the suppliers that go bust from selling their customers to rival suppliers.
Tuesday, 24 September 2019
Electricity meter on a wall
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by Joshua Robinson

Are smart meters finally smart enough?

Although smart meters have been installed since 2009, it wasn’t until 2016 that the official smart meter infrastructure went live. The aim of this was to have every UK household offered a smart meter by 2020. However, last week this target was pushed back to 2024 at a total cost expected to exceed
Tuesday, 13 August 2019
Pylons in a sunset
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by Candace Robb

Should I be fixing long term or short term on my renewal?

One of the things that I get asked most regularly is if the energy prices are likely to come down at all. If I had a crystal ball to be able to predict what the energy market was going to do, I would be a very wealthy person!
Thursday, 08 August 2019
oil rig in the ocean with a sunset
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by Jodie Hisgett

When the price of electricity goes down, how do unit rates still go up?

For the last few years each renewal we do reminds us of the increase in the cost of electricity, but why are prices increasing?
Tuesday, 09 July 2019
Black and white photo of electricity pylon
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by Jodie Hisgett

What’s the best electricity contract length for my renewal?

No matter what big purchase you’re making in life; be it a new car, a property or your energy, the risk of the price coming down after your purchase will always be in the back of your mind. Although it is often considered that committing to a longer-term contract when the market is high is a
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
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by Jodie Hisgett

What affects energy market prices over time

We always do our best to give advice about what changes may affect prices over time, to allow you to make informed decisions when arranging your energy contracts. Here I’ll go through some of the common topics we’ve been discussing with our customers recently.
Thursday, 13 June 2019
Lightbulb lying in the grass
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by Jodie Hisgett

June’s buying group prices are better than ever

Our June NFU Electricity Buying Group prices are offering even bigger and better savings for members – plus an exclusive bonus!

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