Very good question. Several factors can have an impact on the total amount of your electricity bill, including the outside temperature, your habits, the size of your home and your appliance usage. Changes to any of these elements can drive up your bill.
If you’re on the Equalized Payments Plan (EPP), it is possible that in your current monthly bill, you are paying off the balance from the last annual review, carried out between July and September 2015. As 2014-2015 was a very harsh winter, several of our clients had their monthly payments adjusted upwards, which could be your case.
Electricity meters, whether they are electromechanical, radiofrequency or next-generation, have no bearing on the variations in your bills. In fact, fluctuations in temperature and changes in your consumption habits are the main factors that influence your electricity costs.
On our Web site, Energy Wise, you will find tricks to save up on electricity and reduce your bill.