Small energy supplier Gen4U goes bust

Ofgem has selected Octopus Energy to take over its customers

Octopus Energy buys Affect Energy

The deal was signed for an undisclosed seven-figure sum

Octopus Energy to take on bust supplier Iresa’s customers

The latter supplier was branded the ‘worst energy company’ by Citizens Advice amid record level of complaints

M&S and Octopus Energy announce new partnership

The latter supplier will sell energy services to consumers under the M&S Energy brand

New tariff aims to slash EV charging costs

Octopus Energy says it allows drivers to charge their cars at an “incredibly low” price of 5p/kWh for four hours each night

Want to get paid to use electricity?

An energy supplier has launched a new tariff that it claims will pay customers to use electricity when demand is low and there is too much power on the UK system. Octopus Energy’s new Agile tariff reflects wholesale costs, which means it will pass “negative prices” to customers if there is excess power supply. In […]

Octopus Energy hav-ink success with customer ratings

Octopus Energy has been voted uSwitch’s ‘Supplier of the Year’ in terms of customer satisfaction. Beating the Big Six, the small supplier hit a 96% overall customer satisfaction score in a survey of more than 17,000 UK consumers. It also came top in four other categories including Best Customer Service and Most Likely to be […]

New £7m initiative to trial vehicle-to-grid charging

A new initiative to develop a large-scale domestic trial of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging in the UK has been launched. ChargePoint Services, Energy Saving Trust, Octopus Energy, Open Energi, Navigant and UK Power Networks plan to roll out the electric vehicle (EV) charging technology this year. The £7 million project will install 135 V2G chargers in […]

Gunners go green in renewable energy deal

The home of Arsenal Football Club has become the first Premier League stadium to source 100% of its electricity from renewables. The North London club has extended its contract with Octopus Energy to power the 60,000-seat Emirates Stadium using food waste and solar panels. The contract signed last week follows a year long trial by […]

Octopus Energy’s new tariff allows customers to see profits

Octopus Energy has launched a new tariff that shows consumers how much profit it is making. The energy supplier said its customers will be able to use an app to see the wholesale price they are paying for energy every day, along with the additional costs of supplying that energy as well as the mark-up […]