London, 16 October 2020 – OVO was awarded Company of the Decade at last night’s BusinessGreen Leaders’ Awards.
Over the past decade OVO has grown from a challenger to an established brand serving nearly 5 million customers in the UK and internationally, striving to deliver more affordable clean energy for everyone.
The judges were impressed with the recent actions OVO has taken over the past decade to drive progress to net zero, including: launching the first widely available Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) charger, now the largest domestic V2G project in the world; creating Plan Zero, setting out its strategy to drive progress to zero carbon living; and building Kaluza, the leading intelligent energy platform powering the future of energy.
Kaluza, OVO’s intelligent platform, also won Green Infrastructure Project of the Year for their work in Project SMILE in Orkney. The real-time cloud platform optimises smart home devices enabling them to store energy during low demand, preventing local wind energy from going to waste.
OVO’s Director of Sustainability Kate Weinberg received Highly Commended in the Sustainability Executive of the Year category, with Plan Zero also receiving the same accolade in the Net Zero Now Award category for Decarbonisation Strategy of the Year.
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OVO is a collection of companies driving progress to net zero carbon living through harnessing clean, affordable energy for everyone. Across the group, OVO serves nearly 5 million customers with intelligent energy technology solutions to decarbonise homes. Founded in 2009 by Stephen Fitzpatrick, OVO redesigned the energy experience to be fairer, greener and simpler for all. Today, OVO is on a mission through its sustainability strategy, Plan Zero, to tackle the most important issue of our time – the climate crisis.
Part of OVO, Kaluza is the leading intelligent energy platform powering the future of energy. From revolutionising billing to smart electric vehicle charging, Kaluza’s technology is empowering some of the biggest energy suppliers to better serve millions of customers. Its real-time cloud platforms transform supplier operations, reducing cost to serve and boosting customer engagement. Powered by Kaluza, suppliers can invest in innovating for tomorrow’s customers and drive decarbonisation with smart, low carbon technologies that not only reduce energy bills, but lay the foundations for a more flexible energy system. www.kaluza.com