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P272- A change to the way your bill is calculated and an opportunity to control your costs

Written by Paula Devine | 09 Nov 2015

We’ve identified that your business is affected by P272. This new legislation is a change to the way your bill is calculated and a great opportunity to control your costs.

Find out how you can seize the opportunity here.

P272 is an amendment to the Balancing and Settlement Code (the rules which define the balancing of electricity in the UK market) that will ensure more accurate recording of energy use amongst business consumers. The amendment requires that meters in profile classes 05 to 08 (commonly called max demand meters) where an AMR meter is in place will be billed based on their actual half hourly (HH) consumption, rather than a pre-determined industry-wide forecast, by 1 April 2017.
Chamber Energy Solutions can help you understand, manage and take advantage of this industry change. We can ensure you have the right contracts in place, highlight when you are using electricity and help you to control your energy use to mitigate some of the cost impacts.

Switching to HH settlement is a great opportunity for you to take control of your energy usage and lower your consumption. To find out more, download our guide.

Your guide to P272

Make the most of this industry change
Our 3 step P272 plan will help you take control of your energy consumption, improve your efficiency and reduce costs. Chamber Energy Solutions can help you to:

  • Appoint a dedicated Data Collector and Meter Operator
  • Visualise your energy use through Monitoring and Targeting
  • Use efficiently and buy better

If you would like to discuss P272 further and how Chamber Energy Solutions can help you take control of the changes it brings call 0800 923 0210 or email

Topics: Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

Paula Devine

Written by Paula Devine

Paula is Head of Membership and Global Services at Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce.

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