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Two more developments to offer Zero Bills homes

Tilia Homes and Hopkins Homes have announced they have joined Octopus Energy’s ‘Zero Bills’ proposition.

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Octopus launches heat pump and solar referral scheme

Octopus Energy has unveiled the UK’s first heat pump and solar referral scheme.

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Octopus launches vehicle-to-grid tariff

Octopus Energy has launched a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) tariff – Octopus Power Pack – which guarantees free charging for drivers.

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Report confirms heat pump owners think they are quiet

Announcement comes alongside confirmation of Clean Market Mechanism incentives to drive heat pump takeup and data showing heat pump purchases have ‘surged’ after Boiler Upgrade Scheme increased

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Octopus and Bellway Homes announce “Zero Bills” partnership

Bellway is currently building three Zero Bills homes at its Victoria Gate development in Stafford as part of the company’s Future Homes research project, which will go on the market in December 2023.

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Octopus customers become the first to help balance grid with EVs

This trial will explore the role that smaller-scale assets, in particular EVs, could have in providing flexibility via the Balancing Mechanism – a continuous market in which power is traded to balance the grid in real time.

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Webinar highlights: decarbonising rural homes

A round-up of the key takeaways from elemental’s webinar on decarbonising rural homes, with Octopus Energy and Ocean Housing.

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Octopus Energy confirms purchase of Shell Energy UK

Octopus Energy Group has confirmed a deal to buy Shell Energy in the UK and Germany, taking on 2m new home energy and broadband customers. This deal means that Octopus has nearly 6.5m household customers in the UK (over 11m meter points). Its customer base in Germany will grow to almost 300,000. The move comes […]

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Octopus opens Zero Bills model to all housing developers

Octopus Energy has opened up its Zero Bills proposition to all housing developers. The company will assess developers’ eligibility for the Zero Bills accreditation via its proprietary assessment model. To be eligible, new developments will need solar panels, home batteries, and heat pumps (or other forms of electrified heating). Many newbuild homes are already fitted […]

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Octopus Energy and Legal & General Capital invest in The Kensa Group

Octopus Energy’s generation arm and Legal & General Capital have announced a £70m investment in The Kensa Group. This investment will allow Kensa to rapidly expand and install 50,000 ground source heat pumps a year by 2030,  making heat pumps even more accessible to more properties, including retrofits for social housing, terraced housing, and non-domestic buildings. […]

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Octopus Energy’s Electroverse opens up plug and charge tech

Octopus Energy’s electric vehicle (EV) roaming service Electroverse has opened up plug and charge technology to customers with compatible cars. Plug & Charge means drivers plug their car into a public charge point and the vehicle syncs with the charge point through the customer’s Electroverse account and begins charging automatically. There’s no need for a […]

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Octopus partners with Iceland Foods

Octopus Energy’s generation arm has announced a new partnership with Iceland Foods. The 10-year deal will see power supplied to Iceland from the Breach solar farm in Cambridgeshire, which Octopus manages on behalf of Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT). The solar farm will provide c.64 Gigawatt hours (GWh) of renewable energy every year to power […]

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