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    • richard 3095
    • By richard 3095 10th Oct 16, 6:19 PM
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    No gas usage: But want to be on a tariff
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    • 10th Oct 16, 6:19 PM
    No gas usage: But want to be on a tariff 10th Oct 16 at 6:19 PM
    Currently I have a somewhat temporary situation of having the gas capped off. Because I got a refund from EON in March for the gas standing charges, because my gas is capped off , I thought since then I was effectively saving monies, but today have been told I cannot be refunded gas standing charges since March. So, I've been effectively paying a high electricity tariff unknowingly.

    I'm wondering what is my best way forward: I'd love it if I could obtain a duel fuel tariff, whereby gas will accrue no standing charges, but, perhaps there are no such deals. Then gas standing charge would start the moment I uncap the gas. Unless I am mistaken then, my only real option is to simply have an electricity tariff, and set up a duel fuel tariff, when I finally get my gas uncapped. Any thoughts? Thanks. Rich
    Last edited by richard 3095; 10-10-2016 at 6:21 PM.
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    • molerat
    • By molerat 10th Oct 16, 6:25 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 6:25 PM
    You don't need dual fuel to get a good electric tariff, single tariffs are usually cheaper - a lot of these dual fuel specials cross subsidise each other. Go with someone like Ebico for the gas - expensive unit charge but zero standing charge and choose whoever looks good for electric.
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