In September this year I received a retrospective bill of about €70 from EDF for electricity supplied for the year between August 1st 2014 and July 31st 2015.
I did a bit of research and then duly paid it.
But now a friend, living in Singapore, has spotted that this charge was illegal. My friend keeps in touch with what is going on in France better than me! The relevant information is on
Needless to say I’ll be claiming my payment back. I am a member of Que Choisir, so maybe I’ll get them to wade in…
For me the irony is that for over a year I have not been buying my electricity from EDF – I buy from Total Energy.