A review of Octopus Energy by a customer

Which? Highest ranking recommended supplier 2020. Let's think of our future and the future of our planet. Stay safe everyone!

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I can honestly say we are delighted with our switch to Octopus Energy. Our home uses green energy and we have reduced our monthly bills. Octopus Energy was hailed as ‘Tech Company of the Year’ in the National Technology Awards 2020. By disrupting the market companies like Octopus are thankfully driving change. Clean energy and the tech revolution is well underway. It is the first time that an energy retailer has been named as ‘Tech Company of the Year’ at the awards, which recognise pioneers in technology and celebrate tech excellence across the UK. You now have the choice to go green, save money and the planet with a little help from the techies at Octopus.

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92% of Trustpilot Octopus Energy Reviews give Octopus an Excellent rating of 5 stars.

Octopus Energy charge fair prices, their website is very good (options are explained, prices and dates are clear, communication always happens in good time and they respond like the speed of light to facebook messenger) My feeling is that the staff seem to like and value their customers and they offer 100% renewable and carbon-offset energy. It’s great getting a little cashback too.


At 67 I have finally gone green thinking of my children's future. I love I no longer have to worry about paying too much for my energy bills. I get rapid replies to any emails. The staff are always friendly and polite. What's not to like?


OCTOPUS ENERGY SUPPLIES 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY.

Switching to green energy is one of the biggest ways you can help tackle climate change. Octopus Energy supplies 100% renewable energy and adds it to the national grid, mixed with energy from other sources, and finally piped out to houses and businesses in the UK. Octopus Energy guarantees that for every kWh of electricity you use, they’ll generate a renewable one to replace it. 1 kWh out of the national grid = 1 renewable kWh in. They also measure how much gas you use, and carbon-offset this through various environmental projects at home and abroad. Switch to Octopus Energy and make a difference today.

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How can I get a free cuddly Octopus from Octopus Energy?

octopus energy cashbackOnce you have signed up to Octopus Energy if you want to get your hands on a free cuddly Octopus they will send you one in the post, although it can take a few weeks depending on stock. Her name is Constantine. (I am not joking)

Borrow a free thermal imaging camera from Octopus Energy.

If you would like to borrow a thermal imaging camera Octopus Energy will send you one in the post. You can find out where the heat is escaping from your home or workplace.  Request one here.

Spin to win.

Also, don’t forget you get a chance to win a cash prize when you enter your meter reading with “spin to win.” 

Competitions.

The Green Friday prize draw to win a funky green electric VW Beatle has now ended but keep an eye on their social media for more competitions. (The big competitions usually appear in your Octopus Energy dashboard)

Refer a friend.

Once you have chosen to switch to Octopus Energy as a new customer using a referral link, you’ll be given £50 credit on your first bill and your own personal referral code to share with friends and families. For every person that switches with your code, you both get £50 credited towards your next bill. It takes just two minutes to switch and your code is effective immediately. (I would be delighted if you use mine to get you started, thank you!)

Octopus Energy Podcast.

Octopus entered the market with a desire to disrupt the status quo with energy that’s good for the planet, good for your wallet, and, honestly, good for your soul. Listen to their journey, vision, and tech discussions on this free podcast series. (I have enjoyed them – but I am a bit of a geek) They really are the Silicon Valley of the energy market.

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