Ofwat tells water companies to be more efficient

18th May 2016 | Water

In April 2017, the water industry in the UK will deregulate meaning that, in the short term, commercial customers will be able to choose their water and sewerage providers, rather than have to be served by their local monopolist. This will mean competition from existing suppliers (and new market entrants no doubt), which should mean…Read more

Ten ways to reduce your electricity bill

12th May 2016 | Commercial Energy

1 Turn down your thermostat 2 Make sure your water is not too hot 3 Close your curtains at night 4 Always turn off lights when you leave a room 5 Don’t leaveyour appliances on standby 6 When using your washing machine or dishwasher only use full loads 7 Don’t fill the kettle – only…Read more

SSE profits hit by falling wholesale gas prices and lower household energy demand

3rd May 2016 | Commercial Energy

Operating profits at SSE’s wholesale gas division fell 94% to just £2.2m as a result of the fall in gas prices. And SSE lost about 300,000 energy customers during the year, leaving it with 8.2m customers, both households and businesses. And costs relating to its coal-fired power stations rose to £287m during the year. Despite…Read more

Renewable sector facing bleak future

30th April 2016 | Commercial Energy

Over the last decade, thousands of businesses were set up to sell, install and manage green energy initiatives. These could be as simple as loft insulation, or more complex, such as solar panels. At the larger end, these would include large civil engineering installations, such as wind farms and tidal energy initiatives. They saw a…Read more

Scottish Power fined £18m for poor customer service

26th April 2016 | Commercial Energy

Between June 2013 and December 2015, Scottish Power received more than one million customer complaints, failing to provide basic levels of service (according to Ofgem), with particular issues in call handling, complaint resolution and billing. More than 300,000 customers received late final bills, many of whom did not receive monies owing for a long time….Read more

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Oroco Utilities was set up in 2008 to help commercial companies with their electricity and gas contracts.
Since then we have worked with FTSE 100 companies, one-man bands, across all categories.
We have clients in Aberdeen and clients in Truro - nationwide scope.