£1m paid to Octopus Energy customers as part of power saving scheme
Supplier says 400,000 customers took part, reducing their electricity use for a designated 90-minute period
More than £1m was paid to energy customers with Octopus Energy on Tuesday as part of a power saving scheme.
The energy supplier said more than 400,000 customers took part by reducing their electricity use between 4.30pm and 6pm.
National Grid’s Demand Flexibility Scheme kicked in for the first time on Monday amid cold temperatures, meaning more energy was being used while less energy was …