Economy 10

Economy 10 is the name of a tariff provided by United Kingdom electricity suppliers. Similar to the Economy 7 this is designed to be used with storage heaters or warm air heating. In contrast to Economy 7, which only provides off-peak electricity during night time hours, Economy 10 tarrifs provide 10 hours of off peak heating split between night, afternoon and evening. The advantage of this scheme is that by matching the storage periods better to the times when heat is required, less heat needs to be stored during the day, when there may be no demand for heating.

Economy 10 requires a special meter, different from an economy 7 meter.

External links

[http://www.ukpower.co.uk/economy%2010.asp UK Power information on Economy 10 tariffs]


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