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In an ideal world it would be as simple as higher or lower AQs meaning higher or lower standing charges, however this isn’t always the case.

As a member of the gas YPO framework, your standing charge is made of four building blocks:

As you can see – there are no management fees built in to this. Your standing charge is driven purely on what your meter is supposed to be charged. These are the elements of the daily charge, however to find out what drives the cost of each element we need to look a bit deeper.

The factors which can drive each of these costs are:

Where you might have a low AQ, this does not necessarily mean there is a smaller daily charge as there are many other factors which affect this such as the size of the meter, being a good one to rely on as an example. You could have a huge meter installed that isn’t using any gas – however the metering charges would still be substantial.


For further information on our Gas framework please contact Adam at 
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