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OctopusWatch: a new app that makes navigating smart energy easier than ever

Phil Steele, Future Technologies Evangelist Tech

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A note on our smart energy trials

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.

Agile API Pioneers: Meet Mick Wall - the brains behind Energy-stats.UK

We’re big fans of anyone that does something ‘smart’ with our Agile API. Here's the story of one such pioneer.

Spot heat loss around your home with one of our FLIR thermal imaging cameras

We are now 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.

With AgileOctopus, the UK's greenest energy was also the cheapest

On Saturday and Sunday night agileOctopus customers got paid for the energy they used after the UK hit record levels of wind generation.

Meet nCube, the ‘brain’ behind the carbon-neutral homes of the future

Enter nCube: a universal smart home ‘bridge’ engineered by our Future Technologies Evangelist, Phil Steele.

Making energy fair and inclusive through web accessibility

Shining a bright light on accessibility, and offering tips on how to build a website with inclusion in mind.

Outgoing Power: Export Strength

Get acquainted with Outgoing Octopus, our successor to the Feed-in Tariff.

Saving battery lives with ChargedUp

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...

The challenges of working on the cutting edge of smart energy

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.

Powervault for the people

Calling all early adopters! Octopus Energy is proud to reveal a pioneering new link-up with Powervault, trialling the energy technology of tomorrow, today.

"Alexa, ask Octopus..."

We're pleased to launch our brand new integration with Amazon Alexa!

Tepeo are electrifying heat for a greener future

Our Future Technologies Evangelist Phil blogs about Tepeo, the latest in heat-battery tech.

Agile pricing explained

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.

Your smart home just got smarter with Agile Octopus and IFTTT

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: A consumer-led shift to a low carbon future

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.

A Hack Day for the future of energy

“Alexa, can you do my washing when it’s cheapest?”

Octopus Energy’s first Hack Day makes this a reality

Meet the Agile community

Meet the community of tech innovators integrating their products and services with our Agile API to revolutionise energy.

Agile Octopus: The bigger story

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

Blockchain: building blocks of better energy

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.

Batteries included: meet the cars of the future

Electric vehicles are making cheaper, cleaner transport a reality for everyone. Read on to find out why you might never need buy petrol again.

How technology informs our beliefs

We’re massive fans of technology and believe it can solve even the most complex problems.

Making Octopus accessible for everyone

We audited our website to see if we were providing all of our visitors and customers with an easy and enjoyable experience

Meet Phil Steele, our Future Technologies Evangelist

With Phil’s help, Octopus Energy are building the smart energy system of the future, today.

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