If you suddenly get a higher-than-usual electricity bill, the first thing to do is ask your energy supplier in case they have committed some mistakes in computing your energy consumption. If your power company insists it has not made any error, there may be something wrong within your electrical system. Here are the potential culprits behind your high electricity consumption:
There are a number of possible reasons why your electric bill goes up. One factor could be the time of the year. It is common for electricity use to increase in the summer when people rely on their air conditioning units to fight the heat.
Having a few more people in your home can also increase your electricity bill because more people living in your house means increased use of light and appliances.