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OVO Energy and tado° lead first trial linking smart meter with a smart thermostat to early beta testers
In an industry first, OVO Energy will link a member’s smart meter to a tado° Smart Thermostat. Industry breakthrough is the result of a partnership between two European startups working to provide consumers with the information they need to manage their energy at home and therefore reduce their carbon footprint.
UK has fallen short of tree planting ambitions for past 30 years - let’s change that
OVO is calling on the Government to get serious about tree planting and enshrine a tree planting target in law, kickstarting the campaign with a government petition to ensure we deliver on ambitions.
Black Friday causes carbon chaos! OVO Energy encourages Brits to go green this Black Friday
Black Friday - now one of the busiest shopping days in the UK - is responsible for generating huge carbon emissions, thanks to billions of emails sent and thousands of deliveries being made up and down the country, causing a negative impact on the environment.
Coronavirus and second national lockdown increases concern of climate change amongst British public
With under a year to go until the UK hosts the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, polling commissioned by OVO Energy shows that when asked whether coronavirus had made people more or less concerned about climate change, 49% reported being as concerned as they were before with an additional 14% reporting that coronavirus had made them more concerned about climate change.
Biggest ever mobilization of UK customers supported the grid during expected supply crunch
As National Grid issued an alert warning on Tuesday evening of a supply crunch on the electricity grid, OVO Energy members and their Vehicle-to-Grid chargers powered the grid on Wednesday by exporting the energy from their EVs.
The Great Green Recovery: Every tree counts
NEW research shows that children are happier outside, with nearly 90% of parents seeing the positive mental wellbeing of their children improve when they're exposed to local trees and green spaces. Despite this, fewer than half can name five British trees or even identify the distinctive leaves and berries of a holly bush.