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This years gas 247kWh, last year's Feb. 1316 kWh so under 20% by comparison. Feb 2021 was 1695 kWh.
Electricity up slightly because since last Feb. I bought & started using a dehumidifier on a daily basis.
Detached bungalow on economy 7 with storage heaters here. I've managed to cut my consumption down quite a bit compared to last winter.
The graph is from https://energy.guylipman.com/sm/home The data is pulled from n3rgy.com
Feb 2023 259kWh
2021 613kWh (still had storage heaters then so perhaps turned on for a few days)
2020 304 kWh (we turned storage heaters off when we moved in because of the expense)
Last March Units below - this was the first full month with the new boiler which in itself was a MASSIVE decrease on previous months. I've just done the maths on March 2022 with current rates too, £234.95 for the month so good thing we've tightened up.
It was very chilly first thing this morning again with us - but we've definitely started noticing far more warmth in the sun now so it's warmed up pretty fast once that appeared.
Wettest March in over 40 years for England and Wales - Met Office
Here in the centre of England, my solar generation was 177 kWh compared with 273 kWh last year, i.e. this March was 64% of last. Minimal sun.
- wettest March for 40 years;
- significant lack of sunshine;
- cold temperatures for the first half of March.
My energy usage is skewed by my having fitted intelligent radiator valves, but I think that gas usage on a like-for-like basis is 25% greater than last March.
All in all, it was an awful March.