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adamstewart5989 wrote: »
My prepaid electricity provider gives me cheapest electricity in Ireland. Actually the first 0 to 50 units consumed are charged at the rate of Ksh 2.00 per unit and Additional units from 51 to 1,500 units are charged at the rate of Ksh 8.10 per unit which is pretty less as compared to conventional supply.So you can not say all of them are expensive.
adamstewart5989 wrote: »
Average family spent 30 percent of his income on electricity bill payment. ...
Chrysalis wrote: »
I have my electric supplier coming out again.
Basically I ran a test.
Left my pc on and everything else off for 24 hours.
the watts meter I have recorded a constant usage with pc idle of about 140 watts and total 3.1 units use.
My electric meter recorded 8 units use.
Atlantic keep insisting I am using that much electric.
I did another test 2 months ago.
When I went to my parents for the weekend, my entire flat was powered down, at the dip switches so lights, sockets etc didnt work.
When I came back the meter recorded 4 units used.
instead of average costs poll I would like to have seen a average units used poll, alongside how many people live in the property so we get to see a unit to person comparison.
To give you an diea how whacked things are, I currently spend more than £30 a month on electric and I live on my own. the only things always on are my pc, network equipment and fridge. I rarely if ever use tv (watch tv on pc), cooker is occasionally used once/twice day, kettle used 3-4 times a day (and isnt filled), xbox360 or ps3 used once or twice a week maybe for 4 hours or so at a time, when used it uses my pc monitor so not a 2nd display device.
Yet my units average 12-13 a day and a bill of over £130 a quarter.
an alectrician I know says he frequently sees higher consumption in flats and thinks either wiring is very dodgy in flats or a lot of tapping is going on, but in his opinion it gets ignored as it makes the power companies more profit.
Wywth wrote: »
Don't forget to restock your freezer ... and thow out any defrosted items you will not use immediately.
valeriej43 wrote: »
Had a phone call fro Eon saying my dual fuel has to go up to £135 a month, more than a weeks pension, i know my electricity was quite high last year, but cut down drastically, i was paying Eon when i joined @ £86b a month,which i was told would cover it by the EON rep, he looked at my bill from previous supplier and came to the conclusion £86 would be enough, then got a shock as my bills were not being covered, i am furious that i was misled,
I was only a couple of payments behind when i got my last bill, so i dont see how i need to pay £135 now
I am now looking for a cheaper deal,or i will not use my heating
PollySouthend wrote: »
We need a new poll, what was the cost per kw back in 2005? 4p?
DragonQ wrote: »
At least my only use for gas during the first 6-8 months will be hot water (via a new Band A condensing boiler), so that will hopefully drop below £5pm.
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