The Forest of Dean

What does it mean to call electricity "100% green"?

Pete Miller, Renewables

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Agile Octopus: The bigger story

We delve a little deeper into Agile Octopus: who it's for and why we launched it.

Greg Jackson

What difference does 1,000 trees make?

On World Environment Day last year, we made a promise to plant 1,000 trees across the U.K. to help improve air quality, absorb CO2, and increase biodiversity. The tree planting season's wrapped up now, and we've planted over 1,600 trees. Read about our tree team's experiences planting all around the UK!

Maddie Inglis

Why we're planting 1,000 trees this Autumn

We're proud to be partnering with the United Nations to improve air quality around the UK.

Pete Miller

The growth of solar power

Clean Energy Analyst Charlie Cook examines whether the rapid rise of solar power matches that predicted by Moore's Law.

Charlie Cook

Renewable energy – what's it all about?

From technology to price and reliability, we give you the lowdown on renewable energy. 

Chris Roper

Anaerobic digestion: How we get energy from waste

Turning waste into electricity is just one of the ways we're beating fossil fuels – but how does it work?

Chris Roper

5 renewable energy myths debunked

We set the record straight by debunking and demystifying 5 common renewable myths.

Chris Roper

How we offer 100% green electricity (even when it's dark)

When we say our Green tariffs offer 100% renewable electricity, we mean it. The sun might not always be shining, but no matter what the weather or time of day, we guarantee green. 

Chris Roper

Learn Solar #3: How to store sunlight (and other renewables)

In the third and final part of our Learn Solar series, we investigate both existing and emerging solutions to storing solar energy. 

Chris Roper

How green technology is the smart choice for investors and the planet

Matt Setchell, Head of Renewables at Octopus Investments, writes about securing a healthy planet for generations to come.

Matt Setchell

Learn Solar #2: Solar panels – how we capture sunlight

We explore different solar panels, their efficiency, where to put them, and how many you'd need to power your home.

Chris Roper

Learn Solar #1: How much solar power do we receive?

The sun is an explosive and fiery ball of starpower – but just how much of that power reaches the earth?

Chris Roper

Our green credentials

We've recently published a breakdown of our green credentials, including our fuel mix figures and carbon footprint compared to the national average. 

Maddie Inglis

How we guarantee your electricity is 100% green

There are a few different ways of being green. It’s not quite as simple as just buying energy from renewable generators and sending it straight down the wires to our customers’ homes. Meet the solar farms we buy energy directly from, as well as some of the other ways a supplier can can fulfil their 100% renewable promise.

Maddie Inglis

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