13 May 2022
Octopus Energy Backs Mega Solar Farm in Morocco
Octopus Energy Group announces a financial and strategic partnership with Xlinks, the company building the world's largest subsea power cable to deliver renewable energy from Morocco to the UK.
29 Apr 2022
Octopus Energy Makes First Green Waves in UK Offshore Wind Power
Octopus Energy Generation has made its first investment in a large UK offshore wind farm - helping to accelerate the UK's journey to energy independence.
23 Mar 2022
Not So Fast: EV Charging Rates Make a Difference
Charging speeds for electric vehicles (EVs) vary, from as little as 15 minutes using an ultra-rapid 350 kW charger, to as much as 24 hours when relying on a domestic wall outlet. Eventually, we could reach a point where recharging barely takes longer than filling up with fuel.
11 Mar 2022
Octopus Energy Wind Farms in the UK, Sweden France and Finland
Octopus Renewables, the fund management specialist in Octopus Energy Group's generation business, has signed four deals to ramp up wind power generation across Europe to help deliver Net Zero.
2 Feb 2022
Octopus Energy Increases Payments for Solar Power Customers
Octopus Energy has upped its payments for households exporting renewable power back to the grid.
21 Dec 2021
Octopus Energy and Sterlite Power team up to Decarbonise India
Octopus Energy Group and Sterlite Power have signed an agreement that aims to help decarbonise Indian industry and bring cheaper green power to consumers around the world.
28 Sep 2021
Octopus Energy $600m Deal to Accelerate Global Green Energy Mission
The agreement, which has been several months in the making, will see Generation's Long-term Equity strategy take a stake of up to approximately 13% in the business. Octopus will use the proceeds of Generation's strategic investment to turbo boost its mission to drive the renewable revolution globally.
10 Dec 2020
Octopus Energy's Electric Juice Network Hailed as 'Best EV Innovation'
Entech 'unicorn' Octopus Energy has been awarded the 'Best EV innovation' award at the Driving Electric awards for its simplified EV charging system, the Electric Juice Network.
5 Nov 2020
Octopus Energy Establishes New Tech Hub in Manchester
Octopus Energy Group announces the acquisition of Upside Energy, a leading energy software company based in Manchester. The move establishes the base of Octopus's new technology innovation centre, first announced during a visit by the Prime Minister and the Chancellor to the company's London office at the start of the month.
22 Sep 2020
Octopus Energy Launches Partnership with Volkswagen
Octopus Energy announced a significant new partnership with Volkswagen Group. The deal encourages VW customers to reduce carbon emissions and Electric Vehicle running costs by switching their home electricity and gas supply to the UK's fastest growing green energy provider.
14 Apr 2020
Uniti Electric Car
Uniti One: An affordable, three-seat, 100% electric city car for shared ownership.
26 Feb 2020
Significance of Alphabet Exiting Giant Drones Including AWE
Significance of Alphabet Exiting Giant Drones Including Airborne Wind Energy.
Alphabet/ Google and Facebook exiting large drones does not mean such aircraft are a failure.
In Alphabet, a sister company of Google, was acquisition Makani in California and later Hawaii trialling a huge drone with eight propeller-generators and a 70 meter wingspan.
27 Dec 2018
E.ON makes a strategic investment in Virta
Earlier this year Virta and E.ON signed a global operational agreement to make thousands of intelligent E.ON charging stations available to electric vehicle users across Europe in ten countries. The cooperation creates one of the largest and densest charging networks in Europe, where the E.ON electric vehicle charging infrastructure is powered by the Virta platform.
1 Oct 2018
A report from GPEX 2018
IDTechEx attended the Global Power and Energy Exhibition in Barcelona from 17 - 20th September 2018
26 Sep 2018
Virta EV charging platform awarded best energy product brand
Virta - a Finnish electric vehicle charging service provider - has been awarded at the global CHARGE Energy Branding Awards for the Best Energy Product Brand. The forerunner company offers a digital platform for connecting energy and mobility services.
28 Jun 2018
Zero Genset: $100 Billion Opportunity
As society and equipment become more mobile and remote from grids, diesel and gas gensets will be bought in larger numbers for a few years yet - possibly peaking at around $30 billion global market size when over 600GW will be deployed. The Zero Genset market will rise to at least $100 billion if it replaces significant grid power.
22 Mar 2018
Off Grid Breakthroughs and Challenges
The conference "Off Grid Energy Independence" Berlin April 11-12 will be unique in focussing exclusively on zero emission off grid and fringe-of-grid advances, challenges and prospects globally.
14 Dec 2017
Off Grid Progress Australasia, USA
Grid electricity prices rarely drop across the world but the Australians are beginning to note that in the nearest major country, New Zealand, electricity prices are indeed going down not up. Help is at hand from photovoltaics PV even if the Australian utilities do not get a grip on their costs.