An alliance with Utility Aid and RAD

7th August 2017
Energy Switching for Community Buildings

Energy Switching for Community Buildings

RAD has joined forces with the energy switching company Utility Aid to offer charities and groups the opportunity to potentially achieve savings on their existing energy tariff*.

RAD will receive a small commission payment if you sign up with Utility Aid. This helps us to continue to provide our village halls and community buildings service.

Why Utility Aid (ua)?

As ua work primarily in the Not-for-Profit sector, they can achieve some of the lowest prices in the UK and claim to be the only broker in the UK that deals with 27 suppliers – most brokers only work with a handful. Have a look at their website:

Who can benefit?

Aimed primarily at our village hall and community building network, this offer is also available to other organisations such as:

UA offer a unique wholesale energy purchasing scheme which you can join to achieve the best energy tariff for your hall. The Letter of Authority  allows UA to check the tariff your hall is on, check your energy use, make recommendations of energy savings and offer a competitive energy tariff – all free of charge, confidential, and with no obligation to switch. Your hall committee will be given the timescale in which to discuss the proposals and if you wish to go ahead you speak directly to William Cormack, the contact at UA for RAD contacts who will undertake the switching for you and be your main contact throughout.

UA helps charities by providing services that reduce their energy costs and help them become more energy efficient. Third sector groups can benefit from their wide range of services, including a free remote energy procurement audit and installation of smart meters. UA also advise on all energy matters, including a bill validation service that checks your bills for anomalies.

UA offer collective purchasing with volume third sector baskets already in place with the National Charity Tender and The Charity Wholesale Alliance. You can join regardless of the size of your organisation – you can even join and switch your personal domestic energy supply too!

How do I get a quote?

In order to take advantage of this opportunity, please download and complete the initial referral form below and return by email to Helena Stubbs here or post to: RAD, Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock, DE4 3NN. (Please note when downloading these Word documents, you may need to click 'View' and then 'Edit Document' when opening to allow you to add your details.)  

Referral Form

Letter of Authority


Helena Stubbs, Village Halls Advisor
Telephone: 01629 592973

*You may wish to get additional quotes from other utility switching companies.

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