All you need is a working smart meter to join and opt in for half-hourly meter reads.
You’ll receive an email notification the day before informing you the timings for the DFS event.
We dont know exactly when but highly likely during ‘peak’ time which is usually between 4-7pm.
No, it's entirely up to you. Of course we'd encourage you to take part in as many events as you can.
We’ll calculate what you usually use at that time of day, on average using historical meter reading data. We'll then use half-hourly averages as a benchmark for every kilowatt hour vs actual consumption during DFS event to calculate your demand reduction volume.
VpowerU has a competitive reward scheme in place for prosumers participating in Demand Flexibility Service. For additional details please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes, VpowerU is an approved provider for DFS. Please find the details here:
Consumers participating in demand side flexibility services can:
✓ Capture revenue from reducing demand
✓ Reduce the cost of electricity bills
✓ Contribute to system security
✓ Reduce overall costs for National Grid
✓ Reduce carbon emissions
✓ Speed up the transition to a smart, flexible energy system