There is a "Smart Control Tariff 35" listed on the Retail Contract Residential Rates available online.
Is anyone on this tariff in a residential situation that can tell me their experiences, and how do I apply to connect on this tariff?
We are purchasing another house (but not moving just yet), and I am considering connecting to this tariff as it appears it might save us money, means only one meter (I think) and associated charges, and allows for less underground cabling for one tariff (future). No doubt it requires a smart meter and we need to take care when we use high energy consumption devices!
I will have solar hot water but rather than connect a hot water tariff, I believe we can use 35 tariff and pay any additional cost of boosting, considering the very few times it is required per year.
We also have a Solar PV system, but this does not require additional cabling.
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Tariff 35 (smart control) is available to customers with with controllable residential loads (usually electric hot water) who are already on a residential demand tariff. No additional cabling or reconfigurations are typically required.
Hopefully this helps!
Thanks for the feedback. To be honest, the answer is not much of a help, but if it applies mainly to hot water, it appears of little use to me (with solar HW).
Let me ask some specific questions though. (I might add, there is next to nothing on the website that I can find, and what is there is full of technical jargon that the average consumer has no idea about).
I might try Time of Use tariff, so a few questions on TOU.
Thank you for getting back to me.
To clarify your questions:
You can find more details about both of these options here by clicking the 'Show full details' option in the 'Pricing' section: