Many families trying to make back money by switching their power off at peak times say they have been left underwhelmed by the scheme – with one woman claiming she earned just 41 pence.
The National Grid said the great British switch-off – called the Demand Flexibility Service (DFS) – could become a feature of everyday life.
Another voluntary outage took place between 4.30pm and 6pm last night but did not impress some participants.
Peter Noyce told MailOnline he was disappointed with the savings he accrued on the Octopus energy scheme.
One of the participants in the energy saving scheme showed how they avoided using power
A smart meter showing weekly budget exceeded as the cost of living crisis grips the country
Antonio De Vecchi was delighted with his saving and went online to praise the initiative
But another social media user Michelle said her endeavours had fetched a paltry 41p off
He said: I have looked at my account for the other…