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Ethical Christmas
20 December 2019

Have yourself an ethical Christmas

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most wasteful. All of the Christmas excitement can turn into pressure to spend more money to make the perfect Christmas. But don’t worry – our friends over at the Ethical Superstore have put together this handy guide to help make your Christmas the most sustainable ever!

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Down to Earth: Powered by Ecotricity
10 October 2018

Down to Earth: Powered by Ecotricity

As Britain’s greenest energy company, we focus on sustainability for the good of the planet. We recently met with one of our green energy customers Down to Earth, a social enterprise on the Gower who are using sustainability with a different aim – to improve people’s mental health.

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How to create a hedgehog friendly garden with Ecotricity
9 October 2018

How to create a hedgehog friendly garden

Having a hedgehog in the garden is really beneficial if you’re a gardener, as they eat all the slugs and snails they can get their little mouths on. Here are a few things you can do to make sure your garden is a welcoming place for these helpful hogs.

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World Vegetarian Day October 1
1 October 2018

It's time to try a meat-free diet

The first of October 2018 is World Vegetarian Day (WVD) and also the annual kick-off to Vegetarian Awareness Month, where people are encouraged to take part, discuss and spread the word of vegetarianism.

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Battery storage words with a depiction of a battery
28 September 2018

Storing green energy for the future

The future of energy is green. It needs to be as the impact of fossil fuels can clearly be seen in the effects of climate change. Greenhouse gasses are causing a steady rise in global warming, and the need to move away from damaging ‘brown energy’ is more pressing than ever.

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Forest Green Rovers win UN award
28 September 2018

Forest Green Rovers win climate change award in New York

The world’s greenest football club has been presented with the Momentum for Change climate action award in New York. FGR received the award in the Climate Neutral Now category, after being recognised by the United Nations as the first carbon neutral football club in the world.

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Feed-in Tariff at Ecotricity, depicting a house with solar panels and a windmill
27 September 2018

Feed-in Tariff for dummies

If you’re new to the Feed-in Tariff, it can seem a bit confusing. We chatted to John Hill, Electrical Project Manager at Ecotricity about his solar panels and how it all works.

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The Centre for Alternative Technology
25 September 2018

Greening up Britain with CAT

The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is a charity dedicated to helping people go greener. It’s an amazing place where our green Britain mission comes to life.

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Ecotricity Big Pedal Week bicycle propped against wall
21 September 2018

Ditch the car and put power to the pedal

Sustran's Big Pedal Week starts on 25 March and to celebrate, we're looking at what makes cycling so great.

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a day in the life of an energy trader graphic.
19 September 2018

A day in the life of an energy trader

A day in the life of… Kam, Energy Spot Trader

Some people in Ecotricity have to keep an eye on the energy we’ve got 24 hours a day. While we make a lot of the energy we supply to our customers, we also have to buy some from the energy market – and that means keeping tabs on what we’ve got and what we need every half an hour of every day! That’s where Kam comes in …  

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Cracking the code with Ecotricity – old school graphic of a computer and floppy disk
17 September 2018

Cracking the Code

We’re always looking for ways to improve our app and online account services to make it quick and easy for our customers to manage their energy – and for this we need great web developers.

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