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Economy 7

Index Economy 7

Economy 7 is the name of a differential tariff provided by United Kingdom electricity suppliers that uses base load generation to provide cheap off-peak electricity during the night. [1]

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Base load

The base load on a grid is the minimum level of demand on an electrical grid over a span of time, for example, one week.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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British Summer Time

During British Summer Time (BST), civil time in the United Kingdom is advanced one hour forward of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (in effect, changing the time zone from UTC+0 to UTC+1), so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less.

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Differential tariff

Differential tariff is an example of demand side management where the price per unit of energy varies with the consumption.

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Dishwasher

A dishwasher is a mechanical device for cleaning dishware and cutlery.

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Economy 10

Economy 10 is the name of a tariff provided by United Kingdom electricity suppliers created in 2004.

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Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle, also called an EV, uses one or more electric motors or traction motors for propulsion.

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Electricity

Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of electric charge.

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Energy in the United Kingdom

Energy use in the United Kingdom stood at 2,249 TWh (193.4 million tonnes of oil equivalent) in 2014.

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Greenwich Mean Time

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.

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Load balancing (electrical power)

Load balancing, load matching, or daily peak demand reserve refers to the use of various techniques by electrical power stations to store excess electrical power during low demand periods for release as demand rises.

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Radio teleswitch

A radio teleswitch is a device used in the United Kingdom to allow electricity suppliers to switch large numbers of electricity meters between different tariff rates, by broadcasting an embedded signal in broadcast radio signals.

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Storage heater

A storage heater or heat bank (Australia) is an electrical heater which stores thermal energy during the evening, or at night when base load electricity is available at lower cost, and releases the heat during the day as required.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Washing machine

A washing machine (laundry machine, clothes washer, or washer) is a device used to wash laundry.

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Water heating

Water heating is a heat transfer process that uses an energy source to heat water above its initial temperature.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_7

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