On 28 Feb 2018 23:53:57 GMT, Sally Thompson
>Vicky <***@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 19:13:08 +0000, Sid Nuncius
>> <***@tesco.net> wrote:
>>> On 28/02/2018 11:09, Vicky wrote:
>>>> Can I ask how many units of electricty you use a month?
>>>> I have had the first one month bill from bulb for electricty only,
>>>> together with a letter saying their charges are increasing by 2.8%
>>>> When I decided to switch the estimate I got was around £64 for both G
>>>> & E and the gas has not switched yet but E was £66.65 so I was a
>>>> little disconcerted. I will see how the gas goes when that switches.
>>>> We used 468 units. this is normal use for us.
>>>> They say the increase will cost us an extra £11.20 a month. :(
>>> Our electricity usage is similar to yours. I can't say yet how much the
>>> bills are because I've only just submitted the first monthly reading.
>>> Costs are much higher at this time of year, of course, and usage in the
>>> summer will be far lower, so it may average out OK.
>>> Bulb reckon the increase will cost us an extra £18 per year, which is
>>> £1.50 per month. Are you sure you've got yours right? I suspect it's
>>> more like an extra £11.20 per year.
>> the email says "For you, this means your energy will cost £11.20 more
>> each month.
>> attached letter...
>> "increased cost £135 a year" projected yearly cost for electricty
>> £2900! They said just over £700 for gas and electricity when I asked
>> for a quote and gave my annual usage. Could they charge different
>> rates in different areas? But that still doesn't explain the three
>> times the estimated cost they quoted.
>Vicky, you need to phone them or email them. I cannot believe the projected
>yearly cost could be that high based on what you have said. I found them
>very helpful on the phone. Possibly its just some glaring mistake on
I emailed and that takes a couple of days for a reply. I don't like
doing things on the phone as want a record of the conversation :)