Tumble dryers, dishwashers and games consoles are among the devices which use higher levels of energy, and avoiding the use of them from 5pm-8pm could earn them up to £6 per kilowatt hour (kWh) saved.
Households could be 'paid' as part of the scheme this winteriStock
A National Grid ESO spokesman said: “We are developing a new service that will be available for consumers to benefit from across this winter and will be announcing further information soon.”
It comes after a trial took place among Octopus Energy customers this year, with customers saving up to 20p for every kWh saved.
Many people’s household bills increase beyond what is affordable, while energy company’s see their profits increase – and RMT Union’s General Secretary Mick Lynch is one of the people who have shown their support for the Enough is Enough campaign.
The campaign launched by trade unions, community organisations and MPs is urging people to take direct action against rising costs, and is meant to place pressure on the government and businesses to act.
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