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JeremyH Retired AGL Moderator
26-09-2016

How is my projected electricity bill calculated?

If you have a smart electricity meter you may be able to view a projection of your next bill. Your bill projection is an estimate only. Here’s how it works: We calculate your average daily charges for the billing period so far. We multiply this figure by the total number of days in the billing period. This projection takes into account usage charges, supply charges and one-off credits. It also includes solar, demand and green charges, along with GST. The projection excludes any pay-on-tim ...
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JeremyH Retired AGL Moderator
06-07-2016

How do I read my digital meter? (NSW, QLD, SA)

Note: This article refers to digital meters. For other types of gas and electricity meters, such as clock dial meters, take a look at our guide on How to read your gas & electricity meter. All digital meters have a display or information button (clear or grey in colour) which lets you scroll through its different registers. What you’ll see will all depend on the type of meter you have. The following information relates to Active Steam Meters, you'll see it labelled with an Active Stream log ...
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JeremyH Retired AGL Moderator
28-04-2016

Why do I get estimated bills?

Sometimes we might need to estimate your energy usage, rather than organise a read of your meter. There’s a few reasons why this might be necessary. For example, the distributors who read your meter might have trouble accessing it. This usually happens if your meter’s been installed indoors, is behind a locked gate, or is guarded by a pet pooch. If you receive monthly bills, we’ll need to estimate your usage as your distributor usually only provides us with an actual read every two or three m ...
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JeremyH Retired AGL Moderator
28-04-2016

How are monthly bills determined?

If you have a smart electricity meter that’s remotely-read every day, we can use real usage data to work out your monthly bill. However, if your meter is read every two to three months and we don’t have actual data to use each month, we use a process to estimate your energy usage that looks at your past energy usage and takes into account seasonal factors. Then, when an actual meter reading comes through, we adjust your account if we need to. If you’re new to AGL and historical metering data ...
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