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Clean Power Ecotricity, How I Love Your Ads! (VIDEO)

Published on December 13th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

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Ecotricity, How I Love Your Ads! (VIDEO)

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December 13th, 2013 by Zachary Shahan
 
In February of 2012, I wrote a short article about one of my favorite ads ever. The ad was a video from Ecotricity. Ecotricity and Good Energy are two awesome companies (as far as I can tell) that offer green electricity to UK residents… often for even cheaper than the UK’s conventional electricity companies! Those conventional companies are referred to as “the Big Six,” by the way (relevant to the video below). They’ve been raising prices pretty aggressively recently, and Ecotricity and Good Energy responded by freezing their prices. That’s what this sequel to that 2012 video is all about [note: you HAVE to watch with the sound on]:

I’m a big fan of Ecotricity and its style of advertising, which you might have gathered if you noticed that we’ve written at least 23 stories related to the company. But these videos take the cake. So clever, so beautiful, so cute, so well executed. In case you haven’t yet seen the first one, here it is again:

I think that first one is still my favorite, or perhaps tied with Mr. W:

If you’re on a serious video-watching kick now, also scroll through my compilation of the best global warming videos I’ve watched — there are a lot of them. :D

Lastly, for a very interesting comparison of Ecotricity and Good Energy (and the Big Six), Lindsay Wilson has just published a great piece on Shrink That Footprint, but be sure to also check out the comment from Dale Vince, the founder and CEO of Ecotricity, which provides even more context to assist you in your comparison of the two green companies.

h/t TreeHugger

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



  • Wayne Williamson

    Cool videos…thanks!

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