2013


Ecotricity’s rapid growth creates 50 new jobs

Ecotricity’s rapid growth creates 50 new jobs

Ecotricity is creating 50 new jobs as record numbers of households switch their electricity and gas supply away from the Big Six energy companies.


10 December 2013


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Autumn Statement overlooks easy win for fuel poor

Autumn Statement overlooks easy win for fuel poor

We've called on the Government to intervene in prepayment meter pricing, after research shows that up to 4 million of the lowest income households in Britain pay £350 million more a year for their energy.


04 December 2013


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Energy companies league table for customer complaints

Energy companies league table for customer complaints

We've compiled a customer complaints league table for UK energy companies.


02 December 2013


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Price Freeze until April 2014

Ecotricity introduce winter-long price freeze

Ecotricity, Britain’s first green energy company, has today announced a price freeze for all gas and electricity customers until the end of winter.


29 November 2013


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IKEA installs EV chargers at all of its UK stores

IKEA installs EV chargers at all of its UK stores

Home furnishings expert makes it easier to “top up” while you shop.


13 November 2013


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RSPB logo

RSPB now flying on 100 per cent green electricity from Ecotricity

All 127 of RSPB’s sites across the UK – encompassing all of its offices, visitor centres and reserves – are now powered by 100% green electricity from Ecotricity, Britain’s first green energy company announced today.


04 November 2013


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Ecotricity reveals real-time wind energy output

Ecotricity reveals real-time wind energy output

Green energy company Ecotricity is publishing online and in real-time – the generation figures from their windfarms around the United Kingdom.


22 October 2013


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Record numbers of households are going green

As they near 80,000 customers, the Gloucestershire-based firm is now recruiting households at more than double their normal rate.


18 October 2013


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e-up!

Ecotricity and Volkswagen Group UK – the ultimate in green motoring

Volkswagen Group will provide a 100% Green Electricity offer to all customers purchasing an EV from its VW & Audi brands.


09 October 2013


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Ecotricity announces price freeze until New Year

Ecotricity announces price freeze until New Year

Ecotricity, Britain’s first green energy company, today announced a price freeze on their one and only electricity tariff until the New Year – amid reports the Big Six energy companies were gearing up to increase prices by 8%.


29 September 2013


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Frack-Free Gas

Ecotricity promises ‘Frack-Free Gas’

Britain’s first green energy company, Ecotricity, has today announced that the gas it sources for its customers will be free of gas from Fracking.


27 September 2013


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Our turbine at Swaffham

Dale Vince: We need to repatriate energy bills

Dale has called for Ed Miliband to go further than thoughts of a price freeze, and consider renationalising the industry or introducing proper regulation.


25 September 2013


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The Electric Highway

Electric Highway links London to Leeds

The Electric Highway has now linked London to Luton, Leicester and Leeds for Electric Vehicles.


24 September 2013


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Generating green electricity for cheaper

Ecotricity announces price breakthrough for green electricity

For many we now undercut the standard tariffs of the Big Six, supplying green electricity for less than the price of their standard brown tariffs from 1st October.


23 September 2013


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RSPB

RSPB aims to reduce carbon footprint with wind turbine

Ecotricity & RSPB have submitted a planning application for a wind turbine at the wildlife charity’s HQ in Bedfordshire.


06 September 2013


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Nissan

Nissan & Ecotricity to expand UK charging network

13 more rapid chargers are now available at Welcome Break service stations.


20 August 2013


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Ecotricity Founder, Dale Vince

Government “rigging energy market” in favour of nuclear

Nuclear power would pay five times less than wind energy in community benefit.


17 July 2013


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100% Green Electricity

One tariff: Ecotricity makes energy simple

The single tariff – called simply Green Electricity – will be 100% green.


13 July 2013


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Government flip-flops on planning policy

Government flip-flops on planning policy

The government’s approach to planning appears to be in disarray, green energy company Ecotricity said today.


26 June 2013


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Government attack on onshore wind a slippery slope

Government attack on onshore wind a slippery slope

Attack on onshore wind comes as planning approvals are at an all-time-low.


06 June 2013


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WOMAD

Ecotricity set to go electric at WOMAD

Ecotricity launches a new partnership with WOMAD that will see them sponsor a stage at the Charlton Park music festival.


04 June 2013


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Team Badger

Ecotricity Pledges Support To Team Badger

Ecotricity, the Stroud based green energy company, has pledged its support to Team Badger’s efforts to stop the proposed badger cull.


04 June 2013


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Green Britain Centre at Swaffham

Wind turbine at Green Britain Centre powers ahead

The wind turbine at the Green Britain Centre is approaching its 14th year near Swaffham.


15 April 2013


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Swans near an Ecotricity wind park.

RSPB sparks up partnership with Ecotricity

The RSPB is joining forces with Ecotricity, Britain’s first green energy company.


20 March 2013


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Almost HALF want green energy, so why have only 2% switched?

Almost HALF want green energy, so why have only 2% switched?

Climate Week reveals 46% of Brits say they would switch to a green electricity supply.


04 March 2013


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Ecotricity moves into Northern Ireland with new wind park for Michelin

Ecotricity moves into Northern Ireland with new wind park for Michelin

Ecotricity is this week celebrating its first wind park in Northern Ireland.


25 February 2013


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Over-reliance on gas is culprit in energy bill price rise

Over-reliance on gas is culprit in energy bill price rise

Ofgem’s warning proves that we need to invest more in renewables.


19 February 2013


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Chewton Mendip wind turbine has mammoth windy year

Chewton Mendip wind turbine has mammoth windy year

Ecotricity’s wind turbine at Chewton Mendip had another great year.


12 February 2013


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England’s 4th largest onshore wind farm approved

England’s 4th largest onshore wind farm approved

Plans for up to 22 windmills at Heckington Fen in Lincolnshire have been approved.


08 February 2013


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Ecotricity to carry out final tests on the Urbine.

Top British-designed windmills will bolster wind power credibility

Ecotricity to carry out final tests on the Urbine.


05 February 2013


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