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LdB Semiconductor
a week ago

Dis/Connection Fee

I live in Sydney, and have gas connected, but only for heating. In the warmer months I still receive 2 bills of around $50 (or more) just for having the gas connected, but not using any gas as I don't use the heater - its just "dead money". I did ring AGL sometime ago about this watse of money, and was told a possible option was to have the gas disconnected at the beginning of summer, then re connected at the beginning of winter. Is this a viable solution to save paying this "dead money" for ga ...
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LdB Semiconductor
Friday

Re: Dis/Connection Fee

Thanks for your reply @NeilC . I originally spoke to AGL on the phone quite a few months ago about the supply charge, and it was they who suggested I disconnect/reconnect. It was wasn't that expensive from memory, probably about 1/2 of the two supply charges I pay annually. I'm asking the question again to get the actual cost in writing as the person I spoke to wasn't really 100% certain. I was hoping I would get an actual reply from AGL itself so I could get the cost in writing before I took ...
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LdB Semiconductor
Monday

Re: Dis/Connection Fee

Thanks for your informative reply Nam. Looks as though AGL "have me over a barrel" with that high cost of a reconnection fee - that's nearly the cost I pay for supply for each of the 2 bills I pay during the warmer months. Is it worth the hassle of arranging disconnection, then paying the reconnection fee, just to save around $50 a year - probably not. I just don't think its fair that I have to pay for something I don't use. Supply fee - a bit of money for nothing for AGL I reckon Les
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