Electricity charges

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Re: Electricity charges

Post by beachstroller » August 22nd, 2016, 8:37 am

Hi Bill , thanks for the response.

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"2. An electrician from Endesa came to change ours, but didn't check any other wiring."

so that swapped out the ICP to match the Potencia?

Timer. Was this a timer that plugged into the socket? ( with this boiler the plug socket is strange( = old fashioned even thought heater is 4 years old ) - two flat , 30 degree angled prongs that go into a flat facia socket .

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Re: Electricity charges

Post by magpie69 » August 22nd, 2016, 11:11 am

The electrician just replaced something at the meter which is in a community cupboard so didn't even come into our apartment.
The timer does plug into the normal 2 round pin socket, but I'm sure you can get adaptors to make the connection if flat pin timers are not available.
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Re: Electricity charges

Post by beachstroller » August 23rd, 2016, 12:30 pm

Thank you Bill , that has been very helpful.

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Re: Electricity charges

Post by tanyanurse » July 24th, 2017, 2:31 pm

hi interesting thread
after completion is that when I choose an electricity supplier ? any advice who or am I tied into their current supplier
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Re: Electricity charges

Post by Marysal » July 24th, 2017, 7:15 pm

I was never given a choice the solicitor just signed me up to the existing supplier at the time so maybe ask your solicitor?

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Re: Electricity charges

Post by magpie69 » July 24th, 2017, 9:49 pm

I think that in theory there is a competitive open market for electricity supply, but in practice, Endesa seem to have a stranglehold on the service. Having said that, I can't say that I have had any real complaints about their provision (touch wood!)

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Re: Electricity charges

Post by Slartibartfast » July 24th, 2017, 11:22 pm

I know that Scottish Power have tried to get a foot hold in Spain. About four years back they were contacting all expats on the Island. I looked into it as their main selling point was that all their staff would be English. But after doing a bit of research on mainland expat forums I decided that it may be more trouble than working with Endesa.
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Re: Electricity charges

Post by ciaran » February 9th, 2018, 7:34 pm

I get my electricity from endesa it's costing between 80 - 110 euros per month for an empty house, they said I could reduce the amount of power, but is there a company that just charges for what you use. :???:
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Re: Electricity charges

Post by Boycie » February 9th, 2018, 7:41 pm

I am with the same company just got this months bill today for 15 Euro thats for an apartment. Could your meter be faulty,
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Re: Electricity charges

Post by Shuggie » February 9th, 2018, 8:32 pm

Try this site for alternative suppliers

https://comparadorofertasenergia.cnmc.e ... m?js=1&e=N
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