Historically low demand on the electricity grid caused by the COVID-19 lockdown has driven National Grid to look for more ways to balance supply and demand, resulting in the launch of a new scheme paying generators to switch off.
We want to let you know about the measures we’re taking to reduce the spread of coronavirus whilst maintaining continuity of service.
We’re following the government’s guidelines, the main impact being:
A few weeks ago, E.ON announced that they would, with immediate effect, provide all of their domestic consumers with renewable electricity as standard, at no extra charge. Good news, but not unprecedented since Shell Energy did exactly the same thing last year.
If you generate electricity and sell your surplus to the grid you might have spotted that the gap between the price you receive for your exported energy and the price you pay to buy from the grid seems to be growing.