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Ecotricity’s gas receives Vegan Society registration
13 November 2018

Ecotricity’s gas receives Vegan Society registration

Ecotricity – the world’s first green energy company, has today announced its green gas supply to homes and businesses is now recognised as vegan – alongside its green electricity, which received registration from The Vegan Society earlier this year.

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Mark Meyrick: A Smarter grid with the virtual power plant
14 September 2018

A smarter grid with the Virtual Power Plant

As Britain’s greenest energy company, we’re on a mission to create a greener Britain. That’s why we harness our customers’ bills to build and maintain our fleet of windmills and sunmills, providing much needed green energy to the grid.

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Ecotricity Recipes – Kickers energy balls
14 September 2018

Energy boosting balls

Forest Green Rovers are unique – described by FIFA as the greenest club in the world, they’ve been spreading the word of sustainability in original ways to new audiences.

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13 September 2018

Four ways you could be saving money with a Smart meter

Having a Smart meter installed won’t instantly save you money – but if you’re savvy, and make use of the features of having a Smart meter, you could soon start saving money on your energy bills.

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Three boys take part in the Field Studies Council's Young Darwin Scholarship.
10 September 2018

Creating a green generation with the Young Darwin Scholarship

At Ecotricity, we understand how important it is to teach young people about the environment and how to care for it. We regularly attend festivals where our stands have loads of great stuff to inspire the younger generation. And our Principal Ecologist, Simon Pickering, frequently visits schools to engage children with all things green. It’s promoting sustainability at grass roots – a mission shared by our partners at the Field Studies Council (FSC) through their scholarship program.  

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How can we use tech to save energy? A yellow image including electricity transmission pylons, windmills and solar panels.
6 September 2018

Home technologies that save energy and money

Our homes use more energy now than ever before, in fact around 37 percent more than they did in 1980. But this number would be a lot higher if it weren’t for advancements in technology that have provided many energy efficiency solutions.

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a group of people walk towards mountains.
29 August 2018

Leading by example – sustainable steps for the Field Studies Council

We’re green pioneers, on a mission to create a greener Britain, and we do a lot to promote and inform people about the sustainability message. We have some great partners who also deliver that message and it’s important that they themselves lead by example. The Field Studies Council (FSC) have taken big steps to achieving this goal, as we found out.

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Ecotricity launches new partnership with Notting Hill Carnival
22 August 2018

Ecotricity launches new partnership with Notting Hill Carnival to create greenest party yet

Ecotricity is partnering with the Notting Hill Carnival this weekend as the organisers look to make it the greenest party in the event’s 52 year history.

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Windmills turn in the sunset signalling the start of Ecotricity #EcoHour
20 August 2018

60 green minutes with #EcoHour

It’s really important to keep talking about climate change, to let people know what causes it and what the consequences could be. That’s why we’re launching our monthly Twitter #EcoHour.

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Top tips to go plastic free with an image of a whale surrounded by plastic rubbish on a blue background
16 August 2018

Eleven tips for cutting plastic out of your everyday life

The plastic problem is a hot topic at the moment, but cutting plastic out of your daily life can be a daunting task. Don’t worry though – we’ve got you covered. Here are our eleven easy tips for saying no to plastic.

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Why we're saying no to plastics graphic
10 August 2018

Why we’re saying no to plastic

Every day, around eight million pieces of plastic pollution enter our oceans. And every year 100,000 marine mammals and turtles, and one million sea birds are killed by marine plastic pollution.

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