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The Energy Bills Discount Scheme

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UPDATE 01-04-2024: scheme has eneded

The Energy Bills Discount Scheme has closed from 31 March 2024. The information below is for reference only.

The government has announced further details on its support package for businesses, The Energy Bills Discount Scheme.

This will run from 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024, once the current Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS) ends on 31st March 2023.

The scheme is available to non-domestic customers who are:

Although you may be eligible, there are still certain conditions your contract must meet for you to receive a discount. Read more about eligibility.

EBDS and its impact on your bill

For more information about how EBDS will affect your energy bills, please choose the energy contract you have with us from the below.

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Fixed

If your business is on a Fixed contract, find out how the Energy Bills Discount Scheme will affect you.

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Flex

If your business is on a Flex contract, find out how the Energy Bills Discount Scheme will affect you.

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Variable

If your business is on a Variable contract, find out how the Energy Bills Discount Scheme will affect you.

Opting out

If you’d like to opt out of the Energy Bills Discount Scheme, email contactus@opusenergy.com with your account reference and the date you want to opt out from.

If you change your mind, you can opt back in – just email your request to the above address. Note that the scheme’s discount won’t be applied for the period in which you opted out.

Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS)

You can find information on our EBRS page.

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