Octopus Energy integrates with Amazon Alexa for smart energy use

The partnership will allow customers to manage their power usage through voice automation

Solar rooftops
Centrica unveils domestic distributed energy plan

The energy giant aims to integrate solar, battery and heat pump technology into its customer offering

UK energy
UK ‘must invest in clean domestic energy rather than imports’

That’s the verdict from GMB Union, which says relying on other nations for power is a risk to energy security

Cold house
Four million Brits turn off power in winter to avoid pricey bills

Auto-switching service Labrador says 41% of Brits would pay more for an energy efficient property

South Australia fires up $100m home battery scheme

Subsidies of up to $6,000 will be available to households across the region

Moixa unleashes new battery to smarten up domestic energy

The domestic system is able to automatically manage solar panels, batteries and EV charging

Two-thirds of US public back solar mandate for new homes

Younger respondents were more likely to strongly support the idea compared to older generations

Wealthy households ‘three times more CO2 intensive’

The wealthiest households in the US could be as many as three times more carbon intensive than the poorest. That’s the suggestion made in new research from the Grantham Institute’s Lutz Sager, who studied the yearly expenditure of households between 1996 to 2009. He then worked out how much carbon dioxide was emitted per dollar […]

Is SSE planning to exit the domestic energy market?

Big Six energy supplier SSE is reportedly mulling an exit from the domestic market as the government sets its plans for the price cap. Reports claim the energy company is discussing plans to sell its customer accounts or spin off the business as a separate listed firm to focus on networks and renewable energy and […]

E.ON partners to develop domestic smart systems

E.ON has invested in an Internet of Things (IoT) provider to help develop decentralised energy systems for the home. The Big Six provider’s partnership with German smart technologies provider Cuculus aims to create the equipment necessary for the intelligent house of the future, in which all systems will be connected with each other. Making disruptive […]