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Octopus Tracker

Britain's fairest energy tariff, with daily changing prices

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Octopus Tracker is Britain's first tariff to truly follow the wholesale price of energy.

Every day, we update the price of your energy based on an independently published wholesale market price — the price available to all suppliers.

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Daily price updates that follow the wholesale cost of energy

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100% renewable electricity

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Here's what you need to know

  • Tracker is available for electricity and gas. Prices change daily, based on our transparent formula, and independently published wholesale prices.

  • Over the warmer months, prices tend to be lower, and we expect them to increase – likely double – when the heating comes on and the sun starts setting earlier.

  • Tracker features Price Cap Protect, which caps the maximum daily price at 100p / kWh for electricity and 30p / kWh for gas – keep in mind that's a lot higher than the Ofgem Energy Price Cap, so if you can't afford prices to increase further, you're probably better off sticking with a protected tariff such as Flexible Octopus.

  • Should you choose to leave Tracker, it won't be instant – you may need to wait up to 2 weeks before the switch to your new tariff will complete. After leaving, you'll need to wait 9 months before switching back to Tracker.

  • You'll need a working smart meter to switch to Tracker. If you don't have one yet, we can install one at no extra cost, but you'll need to stick with a standard tariff, such as Flexible Octopus, until your smart meter is installed and running properly (this usually takes a few weeks – but some homes can take much longer).

Want to know more? Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions

Octopus Tracker is a product of our labs, available now to customers through our beta programme.

Octopus Tracker is a beta product. Some things may not work the first time, and installations and processes may take longer than we'd like. Third party tech like In-home Displays won't always work, and on occasion data issues with smart meters can take significant time to fix or prevent things from working at all.

If you're cool with this, and you'd still like to work with us to make world-changing energy tariffs a reality, check this box so we know you're on board. You will always be able to switch to one of our fairly priced standard tariffs at any time.

Already an Octopus customer?

Log in to your account and request to switch. We'll transfer your tariff and get in touch when it's complete.

Not yet with Octopus?

No problem. Start your switch today, then return to this page to join the waitlist.

“Simple to join, switch and set up. Ultra helpful, personal and fast customer service. Value for money and transparent prices. It was and still is a no-brainer. One of the best companies I have ever dealt with”

Tristan from Taunton