Many thanks, look forward to the responses
These are great questions!
Many of these can be answered by referencing this online resource: AGL Digital Metering. If you're unable to find any information that you require here, we'd encourage you to get in touch with our digital metering team on 1300 669 245.
Rather than putting a link, if you have the answers, why not copy and paste them into my query isn't that the point of asking questions on this site, so we get an answer to each question raised otherwise why bother!
From my experience with the new "digital smart meters" is apparently you start using way more electricity somehow.
last quarter on old meter - 771 KW usage
This quarter on "smart meter" 1724.979 KW
Oh and this is for someone that doesn't get home until after 6pm - 8pm everyday!
Last quarter - used air con as it was end of summer.
This quarter - haven't used air con but bill amazingly so much higher!
I would avoid getting one as long as possible if I were you.
AGL cannot explain why, besides "the smart meter reading is right"
Well thank you AGL, according to you the meter is right, so then explain how on earth the usage has gone up so much when I have not done ANYTHING different, but have actually lessened my usage by not using the air con.