Energy prices - think i'm paying over the odds

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Energy
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Energy
So looking at saving some ££ on gas & electricity (pre-pay). We are on a BG std tariff.

Current:
1.82/week standing charge (26p per day)
13.21/kwh

Don't know usage, but we spend about £30 per month electricity.

So £30 - £7.80/month standing charge = £22.20 usage. Divided by cost/kwh = 168kwh/month usage.

So looking at a quote by First Utility.
18.69 per day + 11.49p per kwh

Therefore
168*11.49p = £19.30
+ standing charge p/m of £5.60
= £24.90 - saving about a fiver for electricity alone.


Or am I missing something in my calculations?

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