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  • lv9783
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    • 18th Apr 09, 1:46 PM
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    • 18th Apr 09, 1:46 PM
    hi we are using eon and think your right night rate is the stupid times of 12 til 5 or something, have you found your unit consumption has gone up considerably with them?
    • SwanJon
    • By SwanJon 18th Apr 09, 4:14 PM
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    SwanJon
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    • 18th Apr 09, 4:14 PM
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    • 18th Apr 09, 4:14 PM
    The time isn't set by your supplier - it's set by your region, and may change with GMT/BST
    There was a thread on here asking a very similar question.

    The tariff was set up for those using night storage heaters, so it's not that stupid - not much electricity used at night, but not worth tunring power stations off, so offer it cheaply.
    Depending on your tariff you need to use at least 20%-60% of your electricity at night to make it cheaper - without storage heaters this can be very difficult.
    I am an employee of British Gas, however the views expressed on this post are mine and do not necessarily reflect the views of Centrica, its subsidiaries or affiliated companies.
  • E.ON Company Representative: Helena
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    • 20th Apr 09, 8:48 AM
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    • 20th Apr 09, 8:48 AM
    Hi markdeer2004,

    The times do depend on your region, as they will differ from area to area.

    If you can let me know your area I can let you know your times.

    SwanJon is right you do need to use enough energy on the night rate to make it benificial to have economy 7 prices.

    Helena
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