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Spotlight on... Gurjeet, Director of Operations at Octopus Electric Vehicles

Octopus Energy is made up of 1000+ fantastic people working on stuff you'd never expect, all pushing hard towards a shared goal. In this Spotlight series blog we'll be get inside look at Octopus Energy Electric Vehicles, and their amazing Director of Operations, Gurjeet.

Our new Fan Page tracks our wind turbine activity, blow-by-blow

We're always looking for interesting ways to help more people visualise our green energy revolution(s), and we’ve recently turned our tech-spertise towards our very own ‘Fan Club’ turbines. Anyone can see rotor speed, generating output, and more – as well as exactly when the windy day discount kicks in!

Octopus Energy agrees $600m deal with former-VP Al Gore backed sustainable investment fund

We're over the moon to be able to announce our $600 million partnership with Generation Investment Management, a sustainable investment fund, co-chaired by former US Vice-President and climate champion Al Gore.

With green hydrogen, we're in our element

Octopus Energy are getting involved in green hydrogen, but what exactly is it? In this blog you'll find everything you need to know about hydrogen, and meet Octopus' hydrogen experts, who are spending a whopping £3bn to put the right kind of hydrogen towards the right kind of solutions, from heavy industry to lorries, trains – even green planes!

What makes Octopus so....Octopus?

Being Britain’s most awarded energy supplier is about a whole lot more than cheaper deals. With the energy sector in crisis, and countless suppliers going bust, you need to be able to trust that we’re here to stay and we’ll do what’s right. Here are a few things you should know.

Join the Big Dirty Turn Down trial

Our cutting-edge trial in partnership with National Grid ESO gives customers all over the UK free electricity for moving power use out of the dirtiest times of day.

Struggling to pay your bills? We can help

Many people experience financial difficulty at some point in their lives, and in those moments, we’ll do whatever we can to help take that burden off your shoulders.

Save gas (and stay cosy) with our Winter Workout tips

Try out the simple gas saving tips that helped 150,000 homes save £4.8 million on their energy bills this Winter.

A little change on your online account

You can now give to charity through your Octopus bills. We’re trialling a new account feature that lets you round up your bill to donate to two great organisations: National Energy Action, and Citizens Advice. Read more and try it out here.

Energy storage: making 100% renewable power a reality

In a future powered by 100% renewable energy, we're going to need to be able to call on green electrons when we need them. Given that we can't make the sun shine and the wind blow on demand, where is this flexibility going to come from? Energy storage might just be the solution we've been waiting for.

How we manage Direct Debits at Octopus Energy

How we work out what you should pay, how we put you in control and check your balance is on track throughout the year. And how Direct Debits have changed in the energy crisis.

Information on the Energy Price Cap, February 2022

Today, the energy regulator Ofgem published the new ‘energy price cap’, which is the maximum suppliers can charge for a variable tariff from April 2022. This guide helps answer the key questions our team has been answering since the announcement. We'll keep updating it as more information becomes available.

Why we're trying to help our customers use less gas this Winter

As we continue to face the energy crisis, we wanted to share some results from the first month of our Winter Workout gas saving challenge, and talk a little more about how we're helping customers.

Doing things differently, from 'Love & Power' to the Wheel of Fortune

I wanted to talk a bit about some of the ways we work hard to win your trust: from obsessing about our email and bill language to creating unexpected features to surprise and delight.

We’re working with Sterlite Power to supercharge India’s energy decarbonisation

At COP26, we signed a deal with Sterlite Power to help unlock smart green power systems in both India and the UK. Read all about how our new deal with these power transmission experts can accelerate decarbonisation of India and bring crucial transformation to the UK’s legacy grid.

How we can offer affordable tariffs during a crisis

We're introducing a new long term fixed tariff alongside our existing ones, giving customers the option to lock prices in over 3 years. This means we'll be buying years' worth of energy up front. Our Founder Greg writes about how we'll be able to give customers the option of a genuinely affordable tariff and the security of a fixed price throughout the energy crisis.

Our global mission is getting a US$300 million injection (and 30 new wind turbines) thanks to our partnership with CPP Investments

We've formed a new partnership with Canadian Pension Plan Investments (CPP Investments), one of the world’s largest pension funds. They’ll be providing an initial US$300 million equity funding for our global mission – and that’ll hopefully just be the start of something much bigger.

The Price Cap is not responsible for the demise of energy companies

The Price Cap is not responsible for the demise of energy companies.

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