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17 Nov 2021

Try our free carbon footprint calculator

We’ve launched a new carbon footprint calculator and we’d love you to try it and share it with your friends and family.

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energy

15 Nov 2021

Ecotricity explains: sun parks

Ecotricity is Britain’s greenest energy company, thanks to the unique way we work. We don’t have shareholders and we don’t pay dividends. Instead, we use 100% of our profits to build new sources of green energy in Britain, turning your bills into mills.

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8 Nov 2021

Which? names Ecotricity as a top Eco Provider

We’re delighted to reveal that consumer champion Which? has chosen Ecotricity as one of only three energy companies deserving of their Eco Provider award.

energy

2 Nov 2021

Ecotricity explains: Geothermal energy

In 2022, we’ll be bringing geothermal energy to Britain for the very first time, generating steam more than three miles beneath Cornwall to power homes with renewable energy.

climate

1 Nov 2021

COP26 – let’s put some pressure on the politicians

To help raise awareness while COP26 is on, Dale Vince has created a cartoon with Rewriting Extinction, a global project to save as many of the one million species facing extinction as humanly possible.

energy

20 Oct 2021

Ecotricity explains: Making gas from grass

Right now, we’re working on a really exciting project, the first green gas mill in Britain – turning grass into gas that can be used in standard boilers to heat our homes and fight the climate crisis.

climate

20 Oct 2021

Ecotricity explains: COP26

The world is facing a climate emergency with extreme weather events, flooding and wildfires becoming more common with devastating consequences for both people and the natural world.

climate

19 Oct 2021

Turning coal mines into hot water mines

To beat the climate crisis, we need to be clever in the way we use the green energy that’s all around us

energy

21 Sep 2021

A statement from our founder, Dale Vince, on the energy crisis

Dale spent most of yesterday talking to Britain’s media about the energy crisis. Read his statement on it here.

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28 Jun 2021

Let’s make Britain energy independent

Moving to 100% green energy is essential if we’re going to beat the climate crisis. Our founder, Dale Vince, outlined his vision for energy independence as part of the Green Britain campaign.

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8 Jun 2021

Ecotricity completes Electric Highway sale to GRIDSERVE

Ecotricity has today confirmed the sale of its pioneering Electric Highway – the national charging network for electric cars to GRIDSERVE..

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5 Jun 2021

Glasgow CLIMATE CLOCK Puts Spotlight on World Leaders ahead of COP26

A light projection in Glasgow city centre will show the rising percentage of the world’s energy generated from renewables, and how fast we need to get to 100%.

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Climate Clock

The Climate Clock is a version of the Doomsday clock that has been running since 1947 - this tracks the risk of global man-made disaster, through man made technology (like nuclear weapons) - displaying the minutes and seconds left before midnight, when disaster strikes. The climate crisis is a small part of the calculations made.
The climate clock uses a similar approach, but, focuses only on the climate crisis - which is the biggest and most urgent existential threat we face.
"The Climate Clock is a countdown to the biggest man-made disaster we face - but also a measure by which we can track our progress - moving from fossil to renewable energy. It shows we have no time to lose - the clock is ticking…" Dale Vince, OBE.
Ecotricity is a sponsor of the Glasgow Climate Clock that will run every night until COP26.