The Big Switch On: Can we make the most of renewable energy when it’s available?
Can everyday homes help balance a greener grid?
Phil Steele, Future Technologies Evangelist Tech
Can everyday homes help balance a greener grid?
Smart-energy pioneers are using our agile API to hack their homes for the cheapest, greenest energy anywhere - find out how to do the same!
This bank holiday weekend we're going all out to stop renewable energy going to waste
It’s not often that you come across a truly game changing piece of tech, yet against all the odds, I recently stumbled upon a groundbreaking new way to heat a building without burning gas
What do soap, ice-cream and smart energy have in common? There’s an app for that!
On Sunday 5th April, thousands of customers on our AgileOctopus tariff got paid to use power between 10.30am and 4pm. Our fuel procurement team explain how Sunday's negative pricing came about – and how this weekend's highly renewable energy grid provides a crucial opportunity for the industry to look into its greener, smarter future.
We're on a mission to spur the global transition to green power cheaper and faster. As part of this, we’re always testing new ideas and running limited trials, some involving customers and other energy innovators. Our CEO Greg breaks down what we're doing, and how and why we're doing it.
Analysis on the changes in energy consumption due to social distancing
We’re big fans of anyone that does something ‘smart’ with our Agile API. Here's the story of one such pioneer.
We're loaning thermal imaging cameras to help you to spot heat loss around your home. This will enable cheap, effective, personalised improvements that can have a real impact on your wallet, and the environment.
On Saturday and Sunday night agileOctopus customers got paid for the energy they used after the UK hit record levels of wind generation.
Enter nCube: a universal smart home ‘bridge’ engineered by our Future Technologies Evangelist, Phil Steele.
Shining a bright light on accessibility, and offering tips on how to build a website with inclusion in mind.
Get acquainted with Outgoing Octopus, our successor to the Feed-in Tariff.
We’re partnering with ChargedUp so that you can recharge your phone on the go, 100% green! We chat to co-founder Charlie Baron about how this sustainable tie-up came together...
Energy needs to change, and fast. The only way to really discover what the right answers look like is to build solutions in the real world with real customers.
As Octopus is working at the cutting edge of smart meter capabilities (and exceeding them) we are encountering and solving issues that were unknown, unforeseen or unresolved.
Calling all early adopters! Octopus Energy is proud to reveal a pioneering new link-up with Powervault, trialling the energy technology of tomorrow, today.
Our Future Technologies Evangelist Phil blogs about Tepeo, the latest in heat-battery tech.
Our Smart Tariff and IoT project manager Phil Steele teams up with Head of Data Science David Sykes to explain the calculation model behind Agile Octopus' dynamic pricing.
Agile Octopus customers can now pair the world's first time-of-use energy tariff with If This Then That (IFTTT), the app that connects all your smart tech, to truly benefit from dynamic energy pricing, saving cash and carbon without even having to think about it.
Agile Octopus represents the future, a crucial step towards redesigning energy infrastructure to support a low-carbon society. Read the first results here, along with a foreword from our founder Greg.
“Alexa, can you do my washing when it’s cheapest?”
Octopus Energy’s first Hack Day makes this a reality
Meet the community of tech innovators integrating their products and services with our Agile API to revolutionise energy.
We delve a little deeper into Agile Octopus: who it's for and why we launched it.
Blockchain promises massive gains in industries as diverse as fine wine and music streaming. Now, it could deliver huge efficiency benefits to the UK energy market while empowering customers and saving them money.
Electric vehicles are making cheaper, cleaner transport a reality for everyone. Read on to find out why you might never need buy petrol again.
We’re massive fans of technology and believe it can solve even the most complex problems.
We audited our website to see if we were providing all of our visitors and customers with an easy and enjoyable experience
With Phil’s help, Octopus Energy are building the smart energy system of the future, today.
We’re delighted to partner with Tesla to offer their customers the Tesla Energy Plan - and the chance to unlock cheaper greener energy through the power of their car, solar panels and batteries.
However, last year we identified an issues with some very specific brand of meters installed by L+G. Here’s the detail of what we found, and what we’ve done, from Phil Steele, our Future Technologies Evangelist.
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