RFP means 'Request for Pricing'Top
SME means 'Small to Medium sized Enterprises'Top
Switching energy retailers through Switchme is completely free. However, it is important to note if you have signed a fixed-term contract with your energy company there may be penalties if you switch away. Please contact your existing retailer if you are unsure of your contractual obligations.Top
The SME RFP Tool allows businesses submit their electricity bill details for distribution to all participating retailers. The power providers will respond with pricing for the user's sites. The SME RFP Tool takes these offers from the retailers and calculates the cheapest option before presenting the user with a personalised results page and the ability to switch to their preferred retailer. For more information on how this process works, please visit our 'How it works' page, click here.Top
Switching power companies should happen within 10 business days of the tender being released. If you are concerned your switch has not completed/submitted, please call Switchme on 03 371 9449.Top
The RFP tool will easily distribute all of your details to each retailer from one easy form. This allows as many retailers as possible to have the opportunity to make an offer to supply your business, increasing the competition resulting in a better deal for your business.
2. Competitive environment for your business
Retailers submitting offers know that their offer will be scrutinised, calculated and compared against other competing retailers and there are no second chances. This ensures that the retailer will always make their best offer which leads to a very competitive RFP environment. The retailer that genuinely wants your business the most will make the very best offer resulting in savings.
3. Accurate and impartial advice
Switchme is an independent consultation service that is committed to getting the best deal for your business. Switchme will use its’ tools and expertise to present an easy to interpret results page that will allow your business to make the best decision on your energy retailer. Switchme business representatives are also available on 03 371 9449 to help you with any questions or to offer impartial advice on the best offer for your needs.Top
It is not easy to accurately determine the actual amount of savings that you will make as there are several factors that can affect this such as; your consumption, your location and strength of your existing deal.
However, by using the Switchme RFP Tool, multiple retailers will offer their best rate so you will attract the very best deals available and savings will be highly likely. Its completely free to use, so you have nothing to lose!Top
The user must be an authorised representative on behalf of the business. Please consider that in order to accept an offer, an authorised signatory who can legally bind the company may be required to complete the deal.
Any unauthorised or fraudulent use of the Switchme RFP tool may result in the RFP being cancelled without notice and may void any offers submitted by retailers.Top
Switchme offer a profile page for each New Zealand power company. This offers more indepth information, including a general overview, further specific FAQs, national coverage, T&Cs etc. Please click here for a full list of business electricity companies.Top
No, your new retailer will advise your existing power supplier of the switch.Top
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