What are my off-peak hours for Economy 7?

The off-peak hours for Economy 7 vary across the country. Most variations depend on the type of meter you have and the time of year, for example, British Summer Time (BST).

If possible, the easiest way to work out your exact off-peak hours is by checking your meter. Although meters vary, some list the hours on the meter itself or next to it.

If your meter doesn't display the off-peak hours, check your region from the list below:

Region Number Area Timings
10 Eastern area 7 hours between 11pm and 7am
11 East Midlands area 7 hours between 11pm and 7am
12 London area 7 hours between 11pm and 7am
13 Merseyside & North Wales area 7 hours between 12am and 8am
14 Midlands area 7 hours between 11:30pm and 8am
15 North East area 7 hours between 12:30am and 7:30am
16 North West area 7 hours between 12:30am and 7:30am
17 North Scotland area All meters have different settings
18 South Scotland area 7 hours between 10pm and 8:30am
19 South East area 10.30pm to 5.30am and 12.30am to 7.30am
20 Southern area 7 hours between 11:30pm and 6:30am
21 South Wales area All meters have different settings
22 South West area All meters have different settings
23 Yorkshire area 7 hours between 12:30am and 7:30am

 

If you're not sure what your region is, you can find the code on page three of your statement. Under the heading 'Electricity use in detail', you'll see your address and a small table. The number for your region is on the bottom left, highlighted in pink, in this example:

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If you're not sure if your meter is Economy 7 or not, look for '02' in the top left. 

British Summer Time

If your E7 meter is CLOCK: the internal clock will not change with British Summer Time. So remember to add 1 hour during the summer, and change it when the clocks go back.

 

 

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