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Post by Adrian on 28th February 2010, 2:34 pm

Interesting, I do wonder how they manage to cover their operating costs though.

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Post by Compostwoman on 28th February 2010, 5:11 pm

I also guess they buy the cheapest energy on the market, regardless of how renewable it may or may not be? I couldn't find any solid info on the web site.

Interesting idea, though

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 28th February 2010, 5:29 pm

I presume their operating costs are part of 'at cost' but they do not make profit.

Might be a load of poop but seems a better starting point than the thievery bastardiness of British Gas etc

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Post by Compostwoman on 28th February 2010, 5:31 pm

I agree! Or most of the others.

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 28th February 2010, 5:52 pm

rather curiously Atcostenergy say they will donate 50% of their profits to good causes, which is a bit odd for a no-profit company... Neutral

There is also
http://www.ebico.co.uk/

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Post by Hairyloon on 28th February 2010, 8:22 pm

Wilhelm Von Rhomboid wrote:rather curiously Atcostenergy say they will donate 50% of their profits to good causes, which is a bit odd for a no-profit company... Neutral
More than just a bit. One of their statements cannot be true.
Yes, I am with them. I'd been talking about setting up a non-profit energy (and phone) company, then promptly had a row with British Gas and found Ebico had beaten me to it... still a gap in the market for a non-profit phone company though (and maybe a non-prophet religion?).

One of the things I liked about Ebico was that their prices were straightforward, and easily found.
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