These variations are caused by the type of meter you have and the time of year, for example, British Summer Time (BST).

Sometimes the meter has the information on it or on a piece of paper near the meter. If your meter doesn't display the off-peak hours, check your region from the list below. 

Note: We use specific meter data to work out off peak times depending on your meter. The following table is for guidance only:


•         Eastern Area
         •         Area 10
         •         7 Hours between 23:00 - 07:00

•         East Midlands Area
         •         Area 11
         •         7 Hours between 23:00 - 07:00

•         London Area
         •         Area 12
         •         7 Hours between 23:00 - 07:00

•         Merseyside & North Wales Area
         •         Area 13
         •         7 Hours between 00:00 - 08:00

•         Midlands Area
         •         Area 14
         •         7 Hours between 23:30 - 08:00

•         North East Area
         •         Area 15
         •         00:30 - 07:30

•         North West Area
         •         Area 16
         •         00:30 - 07:30

•         North of Scotland Area
         •         Area 17
         •         All meters have different settings

•         South of Scotland Area
         •         Area 18
         •         7 Hours between 22:00 - 08:30

•         South East Area
         •         Area 19
         •         22:30 - 00:30 and 02:30 - 07:30

•         Southern Area
         •         Area 20
         •         23:30 - 06:30

•         South Wales Area
         •         Area 21
         •         All meters have different settings

•         South West Area
         •         Area 22
         •         All meters have different settings

•         Yorkshire Area
         •         Area 23
         •         00:30 - 07:30

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