National Grid DFS Prize Draw Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions

  • Entrants must be UK residents. The promotion closes at midnight on March 31st 2023. The prize is points to the value of £1000 (100,000 points). To earn one entry to the prize draw, you must (1) opt-in to take part in a National Grid DFS equivent; and (2) participate and earn points to beat your energy forecast in the National Grid DFS equivent you opt-in for. 
  • There is a maximum number of 1 entry per person. One winner will be randomly selected by a computer process and notified via the email associated with your equiwatt account within 5 days of the prize draw closing. Promotion run by equiwatt Limited. For full T&Cs please read the details below.

Full terms and conditions

Eligibility to enter / opening and closing dates

  1. This promotion is open to residents of the United Kingdom only aged 18 years or over. Employees of equiwatt, their families, agencies, or anyone else professionally connected with this promotion are not eligible to enter.
  2. Entrants must be opted in to take part in a National Grid DFS equivent, have a connected Smart Meter, available half hourly readings and earn points (beat their forecast) to qualify for an entry to the prize draw.
  3. This promotion opens at 12:00 on Tuesday 22 November 2022 and closes at 23:59 on Friday 31st March 2023. 
  4. There is a maximum number of 1 entry per person per household.
  5. No purchase is necessary to enter this prize draw.

How to enter

To enter this promotion you must: 
  1. Have your smart meter connected to the equiwatt app with half hourly readings available
  2. Open the National Grid DFS equivent notification when received via the equiwatt app
  3. Opt-in to confirm you will take part in the National Grid DFS equivent - you must opt-in for every such equivent to qualify for one entry to the prize draw for every equivent you participate in
  4. Make sure you beat your forecast (indicated to you in the app) and earn points by keeping your electricity consumption as low as possible during the equivent.

Selecting the winner(s)

  1. One winner will be randomly selected from all valid entries received using a computer process within 5 working days of the promotion closing and in accordance with these terms and conditions. 

The prize and delivery of the prize

  1. The winner will receive:
    • 100,000 points (worth £1000) that will be credited to the winning users equiwatt account and redeemable for vouchers or cash.

Notification of the prize

  1. The winner will be announced directly via email and via equiwatt's social media channels within 5 working days of the prize draw being completed.
  2. equiwatt will make reasonable efforts to contact the winner. However, if the winner has not responded to the notification within 5 days of notification, or if a selected winner is ineligible, otherwise in breach of these terms and conditions, or unable to take up the prize for any reason, equiwatt reserves the right to select an alternative winner using the same process referred to above in these terms and conditions.


  1. The winner is responsible for all expenses not expressly stated in these terms and conditions as being included as part of the prize.
  2. Incomplete, illegible, corrupted entries or those which are otherwise not in accordance with these terms and conditions will not be valid. equiwatt accepts no responsibility for failure to receive an entry where such failure is due to circumstances outside of equiwatt's control
  3. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with National Grid ESO. Any information you provide as part of this promotion is provided to equiwatt and not to National Grid ESO. Entrants to this promotion hereby release National Grid ESO from any claim or liability suffered in connection with this promotion.
  4. The prize is non-transferable and cannot be sold or auctioned. No other alternative to a prize will be offered save for in the event of unforeseen circumstances, in which equiwatt reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value than the original.
  5. equiwatt and its agents will only use personal information supplied by entrants to this promotion for the purposes of administering this promotion unless consent is received to use such information for any other purpose. 
  6. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions or the spirit of this promotion, equiwatt may at its sole discretion refuse to accept an entry.
  7. equiwatt's decision is binding in all matters relating to this promotion, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  8. To the extent permitted by law, equiwatt accepts no liability for any damage, loss or injury suffered due to entering this promotion or taking up the prize.
  9. By entering this promotion entrants will be deemed to have accepted and will be bound by, these terms and conditions.
  10. The name of the winner will be made available on request to those sending a stamped self-addressed envelope to Abbott's Hill, Baltic Business Quarter, Gateshead, England, NE8 3DF after 31st March 2023. If you object to any or all of your surname, county and winning entry being published or made available, please contact equiwatt (equiwatt limited, Abbott's Hill, Baltic Business Quarter, Gateshead, England, NE8 3DF). In such circumstances, equiwatt must still provide the information and winning entry to the Advertising Standards Authority on request.
  11. The winner may be requested to take part in publicity relating to this promotion unless you notify us in accordance with clause 10 that you do not wish to be identified.
  12. These Terms and Conditions (and any non-contractual disputes/claims which arise out of or in connection with them) shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England. Any dispute arising is subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
  13. Promoter: equiwatt limited, Abbott's Hill, Baltic Business Quarter, Gateshead, England, NE8 3DF (registered in England and Wales, registered company number 09871368). Unless otherwise specified, no entries should be sent to this address.