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Are you up for getting paid to use your washing machine at night?

Following the news that millions of households will be paid to use energy outside peak hours this winter amid warnings of blackouts – we want to know what you think of the scheme.

The scheme was announced amid warnings there could be controlled three-hour power cuts to protect energy supplies.

It's important to remember this is the worst-case scenario and the balance of energy demand and supply should, thankfully, be sufficient to cover households this winter.

To help avoid blackouts, families will be being encouraged to sign up to a new a scheme which will give them money back on their bills to use appliances outside of high demand times.

For example, this could be using your washing machine or dishwasher at unsociable hours, or charging your electric car outside peak times.

So what do you think? Are you up for getting paid to use your washing machine at night?


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