Radio Teleswitching: More Information

'Simple Teleswitch'

  • Teleswitch replaces clock in Economy 7 systems
  • Two modes:
    - Peak rate power (storage heaters off)
    - Off-peak power (storage heaters on)
  • Cannot vary heating load time without varying peak/off-peak times

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'Double' Teleswitch

  • Twin teleswitch and meters
  • Heating load is independent of tariff changes
  • Able to offer
    - X hours of heating per day
    - Fixed peak/off-peak times

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What Effect Does Radio
Teleswitching Have On Demand?

  • Rapid changes in demand have to be met with flexible plant
  • Can lead to high imbalance charges
  • Smoother load curves
    - reduce need to call flexible plant
    -
    reward variable demand

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Potential Teleswitch Services

  • 'Flattening' the load curve
    - Short-term dispatch
    -
    Long-term agreed profiles
  • Other services

What to do if there is a problem with your teleswitch.

  • If you have any issues or problems with the teleswitch installed in your home or business you should contact your electricity supplier
    Who is my electricity supplier?

 

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