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Today, we’re welcoming SSE Energy Services customers and teams into the OVO family
OVO Energy has completed the acquisition of SSE’s GB household energy business. Through its retail brands OVO now serves almost 5 million customers.Find out more
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HUBBUB AND OVO TEAM UP TO LAUNCH SEARCH FOR COMMUNITY-SPIRITED GLASGOW STREET FOR PIONEERING ENERGY CAMPAIGN
Environmental charity Hubbub, working in partnership with OVO Energy Solutions, part of OVO, the UK’s 3rd largest energy supplier, is launching a pioneering trial in Glasgow to help residents make changes to their homes to improve their energy efficiency and reduce their bills.
Leveraging the potential of carbon avoidance in the energy sector to reach net zero
Since the beginning of 2022, we’ve been working with climate action consultancy, South Pole. They support businesses to develop deep decarbonisation strategies to implement into their long-term business plans. And together we’ve been working on a robust carbon avoidance methodology that businesses across the globe will be able to build their sustainability strategies around.
OVO JOINS OVER 600 RESPONSIBLE BUSINESSES IN BECOMING A MEMBER OF BUSINESS IN THE COMMUNITY
OVO has today become the latest member of Business in the Community (BITC), the Prince’s Responsible Business Network, and joins over 600 businesses who are committed to achieving business objectives by focusing on societal needs. BITC has members across the UK who are working with communities to create thriving places for people to live and work.
OVO APPOINTS ALEX DOOREY AS VP OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS
Alex joins the leadership team as VP of Corporate Affairs, in which she will be responsible for public affairs, policy, media relations and sustainability. As part of this, she will coordinate corporate communications activity across the whole OVO Group, ensuring alignment with the company’s Plan Zero goals to reduce carbon emissions and energy affordability for customers.
OVO Foundation wins Philanthropy Award at the Better Society Awards 2022
OVO Foundation, OVO’s charitable arm, was awarded Philanthropy Award at last night’s Better Society Awards. These awards reward commercial companies who are helping create a better, more equal, ethical and sustainable world for all.
Dan Burdett joins OVO to empower customers to drive UK decarbonisation and provide outstanding support through high energy prices
Dan will join in the newly created role of Chief Customer Officer, ensuring customers are supported during a difficult time of high energy prices and ensuring the company delivers on its Plan Zero aim to deserve its customers trust
OVO commits to plant 1m trees in continued dedication to help cut carbon
London, Monday 8th November 2021: OVO has announced its commitment to planting one million trees in the next year throughout the UK in its continued dedication to restore nature and creating green spaces in communities.
OVO Energy announced as headline sponsor of the EXTREME Hangout at COP26, Glasgow
London, With less than one month to go until the doors of the EXTREME Hangout open on Monday 1st November in Glasgow, EXTREME is delighted to announce OVO Energy as the headline sponsor of the EXTREME Hangout at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).
OVO Energy Launches Innovative Green EV Tariff, slashing EV Charging Costs by up to 70%
Green energy supplier - OVO Energy - is today launching its new OVO Drive + Anytime electric vehicle (EV) charging tariff for members nationwide, following a successful pilot scheme in January this year.
OVO Energy signs major Power Purchase Agreement with Eneco
OVO Energy, the UK’s largest independent energy supplier, today announces it has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Eneco to buy 100% of the power volume forecast to be produced from the 62.5MW capacity Crystal Rig Wind Farm, operated by Fred. Olsen Renewables in East Scotland.
Vanarama and OVO Energy combine to create unbeatable EV offer
Vanarama and OVO Energy have today launched an innovative new partnership that will put OVO Energy new and existing members in pole position for the best deals on electric car leasing and help them achieve unbeatably low EV running costs.
World’s largest domestic Vehicle-to-Grid trial reveals customers could recover the majority of their household energy costs
The Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) charger gives drivers the option to discharge and sell surplus electricity from their electric vehicle batteries back to the electricity grid, helping to supply energy at times of peak demand.