Green Energy UK and Tide — a new way to take control

So we think we should find a better way to control energy usage. Introducing Tide a smart time of day energy tariff. Tide puts you in charge, lets you take control and decide when you use energy and what that means to the bill, it encourages you to vary your usage and consume electricity in periods of lower demand when the price is cheaper using an electricity smart meter.

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What’s a Smart Meter?

When you sign up for TIDE we’ll install your Electricity Smart Meter, free of charge. These next generation meters are industry-compliant and work across all our tariffs.

Once it’s installed, you’ll be able to take advantage of time-of-day tariffs like TIDE, that will help put you in control of your consumption and help you save money.

How? Your Electricity Smart Meter monitors your energy; automatically sending readings to your supplier, which means no more estimated energy bills. More importantly it’ll allow you to see and control your electricity usage.

Learn more about Smart Meters >

How will TIDE work for me?

Using TIDE is all about being smart. Your new meter is smart. Your tariff is smart. You’re smart. By making some simple adjustments to the way you live will have a real impact on the environment, and help save you money, too.

Simple changes like using the timers on your washing machine or dishwasher overnight will help. You can also charge your iPad, download your boxsets or update your laptop at night.

All of these things use power and can be left to run safely in the background. If you’ve got an electric car, you can set it to charge automatically overnight and you’ll be ready for the road the next morning!

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What about electric cars?

Charging an electric car is just like charging a mobile phone. Plug it in and you’ll soon be on your way. Electric cars can be set to charge automatically on a timer, and if you use this feature alongside TIDE you’ll save money and be a smarter, greener driver.

There are currently 50,000 “plug-in” electric vehicles on UK roads, with more being confirmed all the time. It’s estimated that by more than half the new cars sold in the UK will be electric.

Take control of your energy bills with TIDE.

Just the Low Tide bar over and see how our low-cost energy could reduce your annual spend.

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*Times are GMT, in British Summer Time (BST) which runs from March to October, the times above will be advanced by 1 hour (E.G. 00:00 – 07:00 becomes 01:00 – 08:00 and so on, for all other times.)