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What makes Octopus Energy so very green?

Find out about all the meaningful ways Octopus Energy is supporting a green future, today.

AgileOctopus: laying the blueprint for a greener, smarter energy system

There’s no point trying to send tomorrow’s renewable energy through an ancient energy system built around fossil fuels. The future is green, smart, flexible and decentralised. Thankfully, this isn't some far-flung dream. Real people are already experiencing the future of energy today with smart tariffs like AgileOctopus.

Our first tech internship: The Ada Lovelace Project

This month we wrapped up our first ever Octopus tech internship: The Ada Lovelace Project, named after the inspirational woman commonly considered the world’s first computer programmer.

Octopus Energy enters USA with acquisition of Silicon Valley-based startup Evolve Energy

Today we announce the next stage of our rocket ship of growth with the acquisition of Silicon Valley-based start -up Evolve Energy - with the Evolve team, we are launching Octopus Energy US

Vertical farming: increasing food security and reducing emissions with our tailor-made tariff

We're supporting vertical farms with our specially tailored smart business tariffs! Vertical farms could be the future of farming, but what exactly are they and why are they so important?

The Octopus Energy Services Story

Octopus Energy Services are our super talented octo-engineers, solving problems on the ground, installing smart meters, and helping turn our vision for a smarter, greener energy system into a reality. Here, CEO John Szymik talks us through the ins and outs of OES.

Listen to the 'Inside Octopus Energy' podcast

Lots of people want to know what happens inside Octopus Energy. Most importantly, our ever-expanding team. So, we're starting a podcast – here's how you can listen to "Inside Octopus Energy" now!

2020 A Year in Review: The Good, The Bad and The Covid

This guest blog looks at the staggering impact of Covid 19 on the energy system over the last year, and what it can tell us as we look forwards into 2021 and beyond.

Works with Octopus

We’re now excited to announce our “Works with Octopus” program to recognise and support all the different products and services connected to us and help promote all the hard work to make these available to consumers.

Why we can’t always tell you when your smart meter will be installed

We're ramping up our smart meter installations, but with ongoing COVID restrictions, I wanted to explain why we can’t always tell you exactly when you might get a smart meter, even though we’d love to.

Where does our 100% green electricity come from?

Meet some of the solar plants and wind farms we buy energy directly from, and find out about some other ways a supplier can can fulfill their 100% renewable promise.

We're powering Energy House 2.0: a cutting-edge smart home research facility

The way we generate and consume energy is changing, and it’s changing fast. We're working with the University of Salford to create a new state-of-the-art research facility that explores the future of smart home energy consumption - the only one of its kind in the world.

Careers advice for new starters

The first in a business advice series from Octopus Energy’s founder. In this blog, Greg tackles several big questions: 'what does Octopus expect from new starters?', and 'what makes somebody stand out?'

Celebrating Black History Month At Octopus

Read about the great work our team have done to celebrate Black History Month and amplify black voices fighting against climate change. Discover our brand new project: Black Science Matters, read profiles from some of the brilliant people at Octopus working to make the world greener, and find fascinating articles from black writers and activists covering race and environmentalism.

We’re creating 1,000 jobs in the next year: here’s how to stand out when you apply

Having recently announced 1000 new green jobs, we thought we’d share some top tips with any prospective candidates or potential employees!

Join our low-carbon bake-off and we'll send you an apple tree

Want a baby apple tree? Get baking this weekend

Spotlight on... Ruby Mitchell, Operations Manager for Kraken Technologies

In the latest Spotlight blog, Maddie chats to Ruby Mitchell, one of the first people to join the Octopus team back in 2016.

Ruby's done just about everything there is to do in the company, and now works for Kraken Technologies introducing new Kraken convert companies to our software and our unique way of working.

Manage your energy, your way: how to use our online account and our new app

Our online account is optimised for every device, which means that you can use it on a tablet, smartphone or your computer. It's also won a number of awards for its accessibility. We think it’s the best way of managing your account, but for those of you who like them, we've recently released an app for iOS (Android coming soon).

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