Octopus Watch is always getting even better. This page provides an overview of the currently planned changes that are coming to the app. This list is not a guarantee: features are only added when they meet all quality requirements, and ideas can be added/removed from this list without prior notice.
To help you identify the ideas you may be interested in each idea has one or more labels:
- bug a bug was found and is being fixed
- feature a new feature is added to the app
- pro something that only subscribers have access to
- iOS only applies to iOS/iPadOS users
- Android only applies to Android users
- next update ready and coming in the next update
- live now available!
See how the weather affects your energy usage year-round with weather support added for both base and subscription users. Subscription users can in addition see extended weather details, such as the daily temperature range, and have access to a full week forecast across Great Britain. This forecast report provides an elegant and easy to use tool to estimate prices on Agile and tracker for up to a week ahead.
Adopt the home page to your needs. Do you care more about electricity or gas prices? Do you want a rates graph/table or see your important usage statistics at a glance? The choice is yours.
Carbon Waffle Chart
See how your usage affects the environment with the new carbon waffle chart. It’s much easier to read and interpret than the old pie chart, and it looks nicer to boot.
Next 1–3 Months
These are the ideas that are currently worked on. There’s a good chance these ideas will make it into a next update.
The Android app is being rewritten for the Jetpack Compose framework. This allows the app to integrate better with the Android ecosystem and makes the app future-proof.
Next 3–6 Months
Promising ideas are listed here. These are either small ideas that require some more time to mature, or big ideas that require time to implement.
The grab bag of green pastures and blue skies. The bold ideas that hold great promise, yet which may not be realisable.
Sometimes a feature looks promising but just doesn’t make the cut. This is the list of features that are (currently) abandoned and no longer worked on.
Scroll back to see rates for earlier in the day
The use case is limited. This requires a substantial change to both the code and the user interface. The benefits do not currently warrant the work involved.