September 23, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

National Grid to Pay British Households to Use Less Electricity Amid Cold Snap

As temperatures plunge across parts of the UK, a power blackout prevention energy rationing scheme has been rolled out to tighten the electricity supply, for the first time ever.
The National Grid said it would be activating its Demand Flexibility Service (DFS) to encourage households to avoid using electricity at peak time on Monday evenings.
The scheme, which incentivises people who have installed smart meters at their homes to use less electricity such as on radiators, ovens, and washing machines, during specific periods of time, has so far only been used in tests.
A net-zero policy critic told The Epoch Times that the new rationing scheme is a “reorganisation of society around the weather.”…
Source: The Epoch Times