octopus energy

Octopus Energy and National Grid partner to speed up installation of heat pumps, batteries and EV Chargers

Octopus Energy and National Grid Electricity Distribution (NGED) have introduced a new process to speed up the installation of heat pumps and other low carbon technologies, such as domestic batteries and electric vehicle chargers. The additional power required by these clean tech devices can mean that the fuse on the incoming electricity supply would need to […]

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Clause 5.8 – Octopus opens up the solar PV market

Griff Thomas, MD for GTEC, discusses a simple change to Octopus Energy’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) which marks a significant shift for consumers and, potentially, electrical installers. To get money back from Solar PV you need an MCS certified system installed… until now. Octopus Energy, which is leading the charge when it comes to competitive […]

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Opinion: All solar installations in the UK should be installed by qualified, competent professionals and be assessed for quality

Following the recent announcement from Octopus regarding the Smart Export Guarantee and using non-MCS registered installers for Solar PV installations, Ian Rippin, CEO of MCS, explains to the installer community and consumers why it is important to continue using an MCS certified installer and the risks and implications of not doing so: Having seen a […]

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Are UK boiler manufacturers risking their own future? – Opinion

Dr Richard Lowes, Research Fellow at Exeter Uni, explains why boiler manufacturers should embrace the Clean Heat Market Mechanism, rather than fight against it: The UK has signed, along with nearly every other country around the world, an agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions in order to limit climate change. In the UK we also […]

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