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The Big Switch On: Can we make the most of renewable energy when it’s available?

Pete Miller, Head of Customer Experience Smart meters

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Other things we're talking about

The Big Switch On: A smart trial to help balance the grid and stop green energy going to waste.

This bank holiday weekend we're going all out to stop renewable energy going to waste

Social distancing plus sunny, windy weather means AgileOctopus prices plunge

On Sunday 5th April, thousands of customers on our AgileOctopus tariff got paid to use power between 10.30am and 4pm. Our fuel procurement team explain how Sunday's negative pricing came about – and how this weekend's highly renewable energy grid provides a crucial opportunity for the industry to look into its greener, smarter future.

Smart meters: what they are, and why you should get one

What is a smart meter? Should you get one? What are the benefits? How can Octopus customers get them installed? Here’s everything you need to know about going smart with Octopus Energy.

Domestic energy usage patterns during social distancing

Analysis on the changes in energy consumption due to social distancing

Booked your smart meter installation? Here’s everything you need to know:

Your guide to the smart meter installation process! If you’ve booked an appointment, congratulations - you’re a step closer to greener, more convenient metering, and you’ll soon have access to our revolutionary smart tariffs too!

Unblocking second generation smart meters...

Octopus's SMETS2 programme in the Southern region may soon be gaining pace

Meet our new smart meter install service

We’re putting a fleet of octopus vans on the streets, piloted by our own meter engineers! Find out more about them here.

Smart Meters - The Innovators’ Challenge

Octopus has created the most innovative smart propositions in the UK energy market. However, some of our early customers are held back by the smart meter transition and some currently get a poor experience of the smart meter installation.

An update on the smart meter rollout, April 2019

Currently, we're not able to install Smart Meters as effectively as we were doing before now. Our CEO Greg breaks down the reasons why, and gets into the complexities of the UK's smart meter rollout.

Smart meter customers: Make our Earth Hour pledge

Smart meter customers: cut your electricity consumption by 50% during Earth Hour, and we’ll donate £5 to World Wildlife Fund.

Solving smart meter issues at Octopus Energy

As someone whose job is to fix things when they go wrong, I wanted to talk about what happens under the hood - the issues that can occasionally crop up, and what we can do to help fix them.

Hey I'm Constantine, welcome to Octopus Energy!

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