Electric heating

Restricted Hours tariffs

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What is a Restricted Hours tariff?

We've got a range of Restricted Hours tariffs which offer from 8 to 15 hours on the cheaper, off-peak rate per day. Some even give you the cheaper rate all weekend, from Friday through to Monday.

It has two meters; one is for your heating and sometimes hot water, the other is for your normal usage around your home. The meter for your heating offers the cheaper rate, while your other meter will be the same as our standard rate. This means you need to make sure your storage heaters and hot water are wired up to your off-peak meter (an electrician can check this for you).

What are the cheaper, off-peak times?

Each tariff offers different times. For Restricted Hours B and D, the times will be different depending on where you live, so contact us to find out when your cheaper times are.

Restricted Hours tariffNumber of off-peak hoursOff-peak times
8 Hours Every Day811pm to 7am
8 Hours Mon-Fri8Monday to Friday: 11pm to 7am All weekend: 11pm Friday to 7am Monday
11 Hours Every Day1111pm to 7am and midday to 3pm
11 Hours Mon-Fri11Monday to Friday: 11pm to 7am and midday to 3pm All weekend: midnight Friday to 7am Monday
12 Hours Every Day127.30pm to 7.30am
12 Hours Mon-Fri12Monday to Friday: 7.30pm to 7.30am All weekend: 7.30pm Friday to 7.30am Monday
15 Hours Every Day157.30pm to 7.30am and midday to 3pm
15 Hours Mon-Fri15Monday to Friday: 7.30pm to 7.30am and midday to 3pm All weekend: 7.30pm Friday to 7.30am Monday
A8Between 10.30pm and 7.30am
B11Split over 2 or 3 periods per day
C8Between 10.30pm and 7.30am
D15Split over 2 or 3 periods per day

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