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Energy Suppliers Could Cut Off Your Appliances When Grid Is Overloaded

energy suppliersIt’s a frightening concept but energy suppliers could soon have the technology to be able to turn off or cut off your appliances if they need to conserve the energy that they are using. The scheme is being put forward by The National Grid, who are responsible for maintaining the power grid in the UK and it could include items like the fridge and freezer as well as cookers and other white goods in the home. Critics have slammed the idea. Continue reading