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News Special: Octopus Energy US Launch and the Texas Energy Crisis

Our US launch story is one for the books! Listen to our latest podcast episode as Michael Lee (OEUS CEO), Natasha Crowe (OEUS Director of Marketing and PR), and Kelly Rankine (OEUS Energy Specialist Lead) discuss their experiences during the Texas Energy Crisis, just…

Earth Month at Galleria Dallas, presented by Octopus Energy US in partnership with EarthX

In honor of the 51st anniversary of Earth Day on April 22nd, Octopus Energy US in partnership with EarthX presents a celebration of Earth Day 2021, at the Galleria Dallas. The exhibition features information about how individual actions can make a huge difference against the…

New API for Octopus Customers

Octopus Energy now offers an API that serves up current wholesale prices across ERCOT. For our customers who use the wholesale price to automate their home, customers who would like to track the price outside our app, or simply the curious, this API is another tool Octopus offers to monitor…

Beware the “Bait and Switch”

Heard of the “bait and switch?” Here’s what happens. Typically an energy provider will lure in an unsuspecting customer with incredibly low rates in the form of an “introductory offer.” Often these rates are so low that it’s hard for a consumer to pass them up. At first, the customer…

HB16: Texas To Ban Residential Wholesale Energy

As of March 08, 2021, Texas lawmakers have introduced a bill to the State Affairs committee of the Texas House demanding a ban on wholesale pass-through rates to residential customers.  The bill only targets “wholesale indexed products.” It does not address the very real concerns that led to the…

Octopus Energy: We’re Built to Last

Over the past few weeks we’ve seen a number of our competitors close their doors due to the Texas Energy Crisis. ERCOT has stated that energy providers who have declared bankruptcy as a result of the crisis owe almost $291 billion, collectively. Although we’re fresh on the scene, we…

POLR: Here’s what you need to know

The aftermath of Texas’ energy crisis hasn’t been easy. On top of thousands of homes being in a state of disrepair, many are looking for ways to pay shockingly high energy bills due to unprecedented price spikes. Not only are customers feeling let down by ERCOT and the Public Utilities…

Octopus Energy US and the Texas Energy Crisis

Welcome to Octopus Energy US, we’re excited to be here and have you as our customer in our mission to provide the world with greener, cheaper energy while demonstrating superior customer service. While this is our official introduction to you, given the events of last week, we’d like to first…

Octopus Energy announces one-time Bill Forgiveness Program

Effective immediately, we are adopting a one-time Bill Forgiveness Plan for all of our current customers. We will reconcile any usage that was incurred on our OctoFlex wholesale plan during the week of Saturday, February 13th through Friday, February 19th, that is in excess of the Energy Information Administration of…

Michael Lee Interview on CBS7 Midland, Texas

The experience last week in Texas was incredibly tough — for the state as a whole, for our customers, and for our team, many of whom did not have power or water for days themselves. We made it our priority to try to help each and every one of our…