Ovo Energy News

With summer beginning, and the summer solstice around the corner, we’re celebrating our favourite ball of gas in the sky. Here are 10 fascinating facts about sunlight and solar power – we hope you find them illuminating!


One minute it’s raining cats and dogs, the next it’s roasting hot! ☂️☀️ We might whinge about the weather, but it’s powering a cleaner, greener Britain – lucky us! Our new TV ad gives the Great British weather the kudos it truly deserves. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZECh2HzRwmo


We've partnered with our friends at @OVOEnergy to offer their customers the hottest electric vehicle leasing deals around! ⚡

It includes:

✅ A years’ free insurance
✅ A fully installed EV home charger

More here: https://fal.cn/OVOPartner


Whilst holidays abroad hang in the balance, why not consider a greener staycation? Bognor Regis (bear with us) is the sunniest place in the UK, with an average of 194 hours of sunshine a year! Or even better, holiday at home with our fun tips on our blog: https://bit.ly/2TNbzjz

⭐ Competition time ⭐

Your best snap of our fickle (yet powerful!) Great British weather could *WIN* you £250 to spruce up your home or garden!

Get the scoop on how to enter here: https://bit.ly/3x6716u

#CompetitionTime #SummerSpruceUp

3 million free miles of zero carbon driving our 325 OVO members enjoyed throughout our V2G trial🚗🚗 More here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-07/when-the-power-grid-runs-low-your-ev-s-battery-could-help?sref=dzC43z8c

Get eco-inspired and do your bit for the planet this #WorldEnvironmentDay - check out our latest blog on 22 carbon-friendly activity ideas for kids: https://bit.ly/3wWXTAV 🌳🌳

To celebrate #ChildrensGardeningWeek, let's all switch off screens this weekend and get outside!

There’s so much to keep the kids entertained with, whether it’s planting veggies, creating a fairy garden...or, of course, making mud pies! 🍄 🌳 🌤️

#GreenFingers #GreenLiving

Electric car drivers could earn £725 a year selling power back to the grid, study finds https://www.telegraph.co.uk/environment/2021/06/03/electric-car-drivers-could-earn-725-year-selling-power-back/?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1622698499

Summer is here and it’s FINALLY getting warmer (yay) ☀

So turn that thermostat down, your hairdryers off and get those legs out of hibernation...

We're excited to welcome 26 shiny new all-electric vans to the OVO Energy fleet. It's another milestone on our road to a 100% #electricvehicle fleet by 2022 and to be a net zero business by 2030! 🚛🌍💚

That face you make when you're charged extra for plant milk in your (much-needed) morning caffeine fix on a Friday.

#PlantPower #GreenLiving #WhyThough

Congrats @ArianaGrande on your intimate nuptials.
Ariana has gone down the sustainable route for her big day as smaller weddings are actually the greener choice!
If you're planning a wedding check out our 10 easy green wedding hacks: https://bit.ly/2Scvjws

QUICK QUESTION: Is everybody purpose-washed out? We start the afternoon off with @eonenergyuk, @OVOEnergy, We Are Vamp and @ITV to answer that question

Score a goal against carbon when you sign up to OVO with 100% renewable energy!

Who are you rooting for in the big game this weekend? ⚽


We’ve hit our goal of 10,000+ signatures which means the UK government will have to respond 🙌

A big thank you from us if you signed and if you haven’t yet - the more, the merrier! There's 24 hours left to sign🌳


If you’re planning a spring clean why not take your unwanted
clothes to a charity shop or sell on a second hand marketplace where they can be loved again 👗♻️

Look and feel green with our guide on how to shop smarter https://www.ovoenergy.com/guides/energy-guides/how-fast-fashion-impacts-the-environment.html

#SustainableFashion #GreenLiving

Decarbonising heat is the biggest challenge for meeting net zero in the UK – but the consumer proposition amounts to “spend £10,000 to increase your energy bill”. My thoughts on the urgent need to make the economics of heat pumps stack up. @InstituteGC

Delighted that Public First’s paper on energy bill reform is published today. If the government is serious about ‘decarbonising heat’ it needs to sort the incentives so that it's not much more expensive for a household to run net-zero heating

We need to find a fair way to reach #netzero. Here’s our latest report on the policy we think, along with @eonenergyuk @edfenergy & @ScottishPower, needs to change to make this happen👉 https://bit.ly/2Pw1kym

A whopping 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted globally each year - that's a third of all edible food! Try reducing your food waste by meal planning every week - it’s as easy as pie 🥧

Check out our top tips for reducing your food waste https://bit.ly/32Sk5iE

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