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Do I need a smart meter to earn points from National Grid DFS events?

To earn points from the National Grid winter Demand Flexibility Service events you will need a smart meter.

Yes. You will need a working electric smart meter and half-hourly readings enabled to take part so we can verify how much energy you’ve managed to save.


How can I tell if my smart meter is compatible?

You can check if your electricity meter is working in smart mode by using Citizen Advice's free smart meter checker - https://smartmetercheck.citizensadvice.org.uk/

TIP: If you don't have a smart meter you can still get rewarded for saving energy with equiwatt. Find out the different ways you can participate in our energy-saving events here