equiwatt is partnering with Project LEO which is seeking to accelerate the UK’s transition to a zero-carbon energy system.

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We help households to save money by reducing energy usage at peak times.

How it works

Saving energy at peak times helps energy companies reduce the use of polluting power plants. Energy companies pay us for helping to reduce peak time energy usage and we help our community to get their share of these payments.

  1. Download
    Download our free app to take part in peak time energy saving events.
  2. Respond
    Respond to the notification by reducing your energy usage for up to 1 hour.
    Automate (recommended): Automate your energy savings by connecting compatible smart home devices and electric vehicles.
  3. Points
    Check out your energy saving contribution and get points shortly after every energy-saving event. Exchange your points for rewards in the app gift store.

Earn more points with National Grid Demand Flexibility Service (DFS)

As an approved provider to National Grid DFS, equiwatt users can earn additional points during specific peak time energy saving DFS equivents this winter.

All you need to take part is a connected smart meter with half-hourly data. Find out more here.

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Win a smart plug & £1000!

Take part in National Grid DFS equivents to earn entries to a prize draw to win points worth £1000!

Entries to win 1 of 50 smart plugs in our prize draw have now closed. Thanks to everyone who took part. Winners will be contacted directly according to terms and conditions.

Terms and Conditions apply for Smart Plug Prize Draw and National Grid £1000 Prize Draw.


11,905 trees

offset the same amount of CO2 in a year as 1000 equiwatt homes


360 kWh

of peak energy saved by every equiwatt home every year


Over £150

worth of points can be earned every year per household


What is Project LEO?

equiwatt is working in partnership with Project Leo, one of the UK’s most ambitious, wide-ranging and innovative energy system projects that will help achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

Project Leo Partners include University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford City Council, Oxfordshire County Council, Scottish and Southern Networks, Low Carbon Hub, equiwatt, Nuvve, Origami and Piclo; with part-funding from the Industrial Strategy Challenge fund.

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Join us on our mission to revolutionise energy & reach net zero

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