Open Utility

Distributed renewables and smart grid technologies are the future.

We’re challenging the energy industry and reinventing how things are done.

We’ve built Piclo - an online Peer-to-Peer Energy Marketplace that lets people buy and sell energy directly.

More about Piclo

See what we've been up to...

  • Join the Piclo trial

    We're looking for innovative renewable generators and commercial consumers to join our Piclo trial with Good Energy. Find out more and register your interest on the Piclo page

  • Introducing Piclo

    A public announcement of the trial of our Peer-to-Peer Energy Marketplace service - called Piclo - in conjunction with Good Energy. We're looking for renewable generators and commercial consumers to join the trial.
    Introducing Piclo press release

  • Welcome to the party Good Energy!

    We're pleased to announce that our Peer-to-Peer Energy Marketplace trial will be brought to you in partnership with Good Energy - the 100% renewable energy company. The team at Good are as excited as we are to be working together on this exciting innovation in the energy industry. Don't know Good Energy? Check out

  • Nominet Trust 100 Winners

    We're honoured to have been awarded a spot on 2014's list of Nominet Trust winners - using the internet to do good things in the world.
    About Nominet Trust 100 awards

  • 500K in funding secured

    Open Utility is excited to reveal that we've received 500K funding from The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), Nominet Trust and Climate-KIC in order to trial our innovative Peer-to-Peer Energy Marketplace idea.
    Funding Announcement press release