Eco-Living Magazine

Thousands of British Homes Have Been Paid to Use Green Electricity

Posted on the 07 April 2020 by Ecoexperts @TheEcoExperts

This is the first time households have been paid for daytime electricity usage

Solar produced more electricity than fossil fuels on Sunday

Electricity demand has fallen up to 13% during the COVID-19 crisis

Thousands of British households are set to be paid for using electricity during the day for the first time.

Customers using Octopus Energy's Agile tariff - which is only available to homes using 100% green electricity - were paid for energy they produced on Sunday.

An Octopus press officer told Eco Experts: "Thousands of customers are on our agile tariff, and benefitted from the plunge on Sunday."

Each kilowatt hour (kWh) these households produced from 10:30am to 4pm earned them between 0.22p and 3.3p.

Before this weekend, negative electricity prices were only ever available during the night.

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog