Energy suppliers are now offering the incentive to 'earn money' for using less energy during peak hours, in a bid to curb the risk of blackouts.
Octopus Energy, British Gas, EoN and EDF are all signed up to the Demand Flexibility Service, which knocks £3 off bills for every unit saved.
“You can still sign up, it’s not too late,” Rachel Fletcher from Octopus Energy urged on GMB.
“There’s a chance not only to help out during a cold winter snap, but also to earn a bit of money.”
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