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Samsam Farah, Writer Flexibility & smart energy

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Should I get a heat pump? Hear from customers who did

Thousands of customers across the country are ditching their gas boilers in favour of clean, affordable heat pumps. Hear from Alan and Linda who love their heat pumps just as much as we do!

Spotlight on... Aaron, lead chaos developer at Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy is made up of 5,000+ fantastic people all pushing hard towards a shared goal: driving the global green energy revolution. Meet Aaron, the innovative mind leading Octopus Energy's chaos engineering team for global marketing.

Octopus Kids Zone

You‘re now in the Kids Zone: where children, parents and teachers can find all the fun, educational stuff we’ve made just for kids. Read on for free movie tickets, eco-friendly toys, green energy videos and more.

Gusty's taking a spin to Ally Pally in London

Gusty Spinfield is heading from Glasto to Ally Pally. It'll be providing the palace with pure power from its perch atop the hill. Let’s find out about what Gusty's doing there.

Imagine an energy market where loyalty is rewarded

Ofgem’s ban on “teaser” (acquisition-only) tariffs has helped to create a healthy energy market that works for everyone, not just the few. Removing it would be a backward step for customers and net zero.

Octopus Energy at Glastonbury 2024

We’re back at Glastonbury Festival, once again bringing our portable pink wind turbine to one of the world's most iconic music events!

Zonal pricing is needed for an efficient and reliable net zero power system

The key points in our response to the Government’s most recent consultation on the Review of Electricity Market Arrangements (REMA), which explores wholesale and investment support reforms required to reach Net Zero.

Should I switch energy suppliers?

Our helpful guide on what to check when choosing your energy supplier. We know a fair price is what people want most from their energy supplier but there’s more to consider when comparing suppliers or using energy switching websites to find a cheaper deal.

Energy prices from July, and what they mean for you

Information on discounted prices from July 2024 including a breakdown of rates and charges for every region on Flexible Octopus.

Report: Ending the Gridlock – one year on

We published ‘End the Gridlock’ one year ago to raise awareness about the challenges we faced connecting new renewable energy project to the grid. This paper updates and expands on our recommendations from ‘End the Gridlock’, focussing on areas where we think current reform plans could be improved.

Farewell, Saving Sessions - until next winter!

As the sun starts shining brighter and the days grow longer, its time to bid a temporary farewell to our beloved Saving Sessions. Yep, our wintertime energy-saving extravaganza is heading into summer hibernation, and we could not be prouder of what you have achieved.

Here is our wrap up!

Can smart meters break?

Here, you can find information about the reliability of smart meters, how they can sometimes have issues we can fix, and how they work with In-Home Displays (IHDs).

Smart meter FAQs

Do you have some questions about the smart meter roll-out? We've got you covered.

Win tickets to iconic Summer festivals with Octoplus

Octoplus customers: nominate someone who really deserves some summer festival fun, and you and your Octoplus-one could win tickets to Glastonbury, Camp Bestival, Valley Fest or Wychwood Festival!

How much can you save with solar?

Find out how you could save up to 91% on your electricity bill on the Octopus Flux tariff, or even get paid to use energy on Intelligent Octopus Flux. We dig into how much you can save with solar, and why an installation is worth it.

Spotlight on… Nick, heat pump installer

Octopus Energy Services is the dynamic team bringing our green energy products straight to our customers' homes. Meet Nick, the support engineer who is instrumental in delivering our cutting-edge technology to our customers.

An energy company that pays you to use energy

There was an Octopus Agile price plunge over the weekend, where we paid you to use energy,

Energy prices from April, and what they mean for you

Information on discounted prices from April 2024 including a breakdown of rates and charges for every region on Flexible Octopus.

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