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Electricity & Gas

Posted by tonis-781256 - Created: 14 years ago
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Posted by gerbil-780940 - 14 years ago

I don't think the situation/processes are much different than those in the UK - it is just most of us have never bought similar properties with similar mains service needs in the UK.gerbil

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Posted by tonis-781256 - 14 years ago



Thanks for the info, lots to look into!




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Posted by gerbil-780940 - 14 years ago

Electricity installation is likely to cost 700-1000 euro if you aren't too far from a supply. You will need to order a temporary supply at first (15 amp - enough to do building work - and really only allowed for a year) - EDF will only give you full power when you have had all the wiring done and you've obtained a certificate of conformity.Telephone from France Telecom is usually just under 50 euro if a line runs nearby."Town" gas obviously depends on whether the location/neighbouring properties have "town" gas. If the pipe runs past your property you will have to pay for the pipe across your property and then for the internal installation and approvals.gerbil