Am I missing something or is British Gas totally lost?
Simple story: I registered with British Gas for dual fuel energy in December 2022 and 180 days later I asked for a closing or final bill, which duly arrived. I gave meter readings at both ends.
Like many I'm sure over the intervening period I've had bills calculated, re-calculated and figures replaced, so to check the figures trying to unravel it's a total nightmare. Add to this estimated readings (why are they estimated when the house has a (supposedly) smart meter installed? ... seems ludicrous) swapped for irregular actual readings and the government feed-in ... it's like trying to follow a strand of spaghetti in thick tomato sauce!
Why I'm here: I believe British Gas proposes to overcharge me between ~£210 and ~£250 (IRO 50%) over the above period. Before I challenge the final bill and no doubt get into the Customer (dis-)Service circus are there any kind people out there who could judge on the following data if it's I who am mad, or they who are? With another dispute with SSE going on elsewhere in my world, I really don't need the angst ... or rather my long-suffering wife doesn't want to hear too much more!
As I said, it's complicated or nigh-on impossible for the inexpert to get the chronology right in terms of the (varying/revising) charging vs meter readings actual or estimated, so I've used two scenarios: highest energy unit and standing charge applied over the whole period to give the lowest possible overcharge and contrasted this with using the lowest energy unit and standing charge applied over the whole period to give the highest possible overcharge. (Spreadsheet available ... please PM)
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