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The Smart Export Guarantee

The Smart Export Guarantee

With the FiTs closing at the end of March, do you still have time to install solar – and what’s next if you don’t?
Google has committed to Asia’s first-ever solar power agreement

Solar-powered Google

Google has committed to Asia’s first-ever solar power agreement.
Illegal toxic waste dumped in in Vaca Muerta

Toxic fracking waste dumped

Greenpeace investigation reveals Shell, Total, and other oil majors using illegal toxic waste dumps in Patagonia.
Ethical market now worth £83.3bn

Ethical market now worth £83.3bn

Young, environmentally aware consumers are helping to drive a remarkable increase in consumer spend across key ethical sectors.
How can individuals change the world?

How can individuals change the world?

At the People Powering Spirited Business event, ethical business pioneers were quizzed on love, daily practices, Trump and Brexit – all over a G&T.
Heroes of the season – autumn '18

Top 5 autumn switches 2018

Five simple switches that will set you up for Christmas and beyond, plus our MyGreenPod Heroes of the Season.
Switching to an EV just got a lot easier

The simple EV switch

Octopus Electric Vehicles has everything you need to unlock your electric future.
The People Powering Spirited Business

The People Powering Spirited Business

Get up close and personal with a host of superstar speakers at this festive celebration of unity.
Fracking plans are 'unacceptable'

Fracking plans are ‘unacceptable’

Environmental heavyweights call on the government to drop plans to fast-track fracking.
A greener White Rose

A greener White Rose

UK retail’s largest solar energy installation leads to 22% decrease in National Grid electricity at White Rose in Leeds.
Fracking_Police Picture from MyGreenPod Sustainable News

Fracking and earthquakes

Green MEP supports leading earthquake experts' call for an oil and gas drilling moratorium in South East.
Soreang Bandung, West Java / Indonesia - June 28, 2018: Aerial View of Si Jalak Harupat Football / Soccer Stadium in the Morning with Blue Sky, Official Venue Asian Games 2018

Hydrogen in South Sumatra

UK company lands 25-year deal to deliver clean energy infrastructure throughout South Sumatra.
Jarvis Smith at the PEA Awards 2018

P.E.A. Awards 2018

Environmental superheroes revealed at the UK's first festival awards ceremony.
Heroes of the season_mygreenpod

Top 5 Summer Switches

Five simple switches that will bring a bit more sunshine to your life, plus our MyGreenPod Heroes of the Season!
Cleaning up the internet

Cleaning up the internet

How much carbon does your website generate? This new calculator will show you.
The Octopus Energy team has given customers a free green upgrade

The free green upgrade

Octopus Energy has switched all its customers to 100% renewable electricity (and hasn’t charged them for it).
Wyke Farms

Green farming

Could farming be used to mitigate climate change?
Future Energy Scenarios

Future Energy Scenarios 2018

National Grid’s 2018 report suggests electric vehicles will steer UK towards a greener future.
Ireland divests

Ireland divests

Ireland becomes the first country in the world to fully divest public money from the fossil fuel industry.
Myenergi team

zappi birthday!

Lincolnshire-based myenergi is thriving thanks to public demand for straightforward eco-products.