Over 30% of managers don’t know who their energy supplier is, poll suggests


Almost a third of company managers and directors don’t really know who their energy supplier is, which means that they can’t opt for the best available deals, statistical figures obtained from a new market survey have revealed.

The poll was commissioned by Westinghouse Solar and revealed that, out of 250 finance directors, managing directors, CFOs and CEOs from small to medium sized firms (SME) that answered the questionnaire, almost 30% didn’t know who their supplier was.

Additionally, six in ten businesses (60%) were unaware of how much their company’s electricity bills had gone up over the last five years, a news report on the matter can reveal.

James Carpenter, Managing Director of Westinghouse Solar, commented: “Three-quarters of business leaders didn’t even know how much they were paying per quarter, really shockingly a third of those didn’t even know who their energy supplier was.”

He also added that businesses were missing out on energy savings: “They’re busy guys, they don’t have a lot of time to do research into alternatives. It was quite shocking to find that businesses aren’t really benefitting enough from the likes of solar power and other energy efficiency measures.”

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