People are being given a chance to save money with a special ‘happy hour’ for cheap gas and electric today.
Bills could be slashed by up to £3 by conserving your energy, between the times of five and six in the afternoon.
"This is the start of something much, much bigger".
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An Octopus energy spokesperson said it is ‘part of us moving to a more flexible grid system’.
The ‘Demand flexibility service,’ looks to cut down on the use of energy and gas through their ‘main grid’ but also to help families in the cost of living crisis.
After success with businesses, energy companies wanted this scheme to be open to households.