Category Archives: billing blunders

Horizon Power backs down on inflated bill

Horizon Power in Western Australia has eventually been ‘persuaded’ to adjust the exaggerated bill of a customer after being provided with irrefutable evidence of errors in the amount of electricity consumption reported.  The dispute comes amid a flurry of increased … Continue reading

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Which meter do you trust?

Back in the good old days, before smart meters, before the privatisation of the Victorian Electrical system, there was the state government owned State Electricity Commission of Victoria.  The SECV was disbanded in 1993 as various private electricity companies (largely … Continue reading

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Electricity billing errors a massive switch-off for customers | Herald Sun

Gillian Joyce with the $5482 bill. Picture: Mike Keating Herald Sun SHOCKED electricity customers are being overcharged as much as 1400 per cent due to billing blunders. Chirnside Park woman Gillian Joyce demanded an investigation after receiving an AGL account … Continue reading

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