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Key workers raising a windmill
30 September 2020

All you need to know about the Green Fightback

Our mission has always been to change the way energy is made and used, to create a greener Britain. Right now, only 30% or so of the country’s energy is green. And the climate crisis is only getting worse. The Green Fightback is a campaign to make Britain greener by moving more quickly towards 100% green energy, street by street across the entire country.

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24 September 2020

Ecotricity visits RSPB Fairburn Ings

We’ve supported the RSPB since 2013 because their values and goals are such a perfect fit with ours. Last year, our mobile phone company, Ecotalk, helped the RSPB by purchasing an area of land called Fairburn Ings using the money from customers’ bills. Paul Sands, Director of Growth at Ecotricity went to find out more.

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Mountain biker riding through a forest
18 September 2020

Ecotricity powers BikePark Wales

We’re lucky to power some of the most inspiring businesses in Britain, like BikePark Wales who have made it part of their mission to become the world’s first carbon neutral bike park.

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Reusable objects to use for zero waste week
7 September 2020

All you need to know about Zero Waste Week

It’s no secret – our planet is in trouble. But small changes, like reducing the amount of waste we produce, can make a big difference to fighting the climate crisis.

Here’s everything you need to know to get involved in Zero Waste Week.

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Vegan burger on a plate for National Burger Day
27 August 2020

National (Vegan) Burger Day – brought to you by Ecotricity & our partner Viva!

Today, 27th August 2020, is National Burger Day; and we’re celebrating by bringing you the most nutritious version of the UK’s favourite fast-food, vegan burgers!

So, get your frying pans at the ready and discover some amazing vegan facts and delicious recipes from our friends at the vegan charity, Viva!

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Selection of acts at WOMAD festival
22 July 2020

Create your own green festival at home for WOMAD at Home 2020

Festivals may be out in 2020 but they’ve also never been more in… your own home. We’re partnering with WOMAD at Home 2020 (25-26 July) to deliver you two days of ‘essence of WOMAD’ online.

Get online, get involved and enjoy WOMAD at Home 2020. 

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World Chocolate Day brought to you by Divine chocolate
7 July 2020

World Chocolate Day – brought to you by Ecotricity and Divine vegan chocolate

Today, 7th July 2020, is World Chocolate Day; the day we celebrate the majestic cocoa bean in its greatest form – vegan chocolate!

We've got together with our partner Divine Chocolate, to bring you some interesting facts on vegan chocolate, show you how it can help in the fight against climate change and selected our top 5 vegan chocolate recipes for you to try at home. 

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Coal station being demolished "67 days"
1 July 2020

67 days coal free - a major milestone on the journey to a greener Britain

On 16th June 2020, the UK came to the end of a 67-day, 22-hour, 55-minute coal-free streak, a remarkable period which saw us go for over two months without using any coal-fired power for the first time since the Industrial Revolution.

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Another Way To Live billboard lit up against busy road
29 June 2020

Another Way to Live

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world on its head. Lockdown initiatives have demonstrated just how quickly we can move to create big changes in our society and the way we live our lives.

So what lessons have we learnt? And how can we apply this to fight against climate change? Is there another way to live? 

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Vegan power sunflower on leafy background
26 June 2020

The Vegan Power Revolution

Your energy supply may be green but is it vegan?

If Ecotricity isn’t your supplier, there’s a high chance you’re powering your home with electricity and gas made with the by-products of the meat and dairy industry.

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Octopus climbing power lines
25 June 2020

Octopus Energy accept investment from power group involved in coal power generation and fracking

Octopus Energy have sold off a 20 per cent stake to Origin Energy, an Australian power group that owns a large coal-fired power station and exports natural gas leaving Friends of the Earth no choice to end their relationship with the energy company on ethical grounds. 

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