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13 Jun 2022

Octopus Energy Enters German Renewable Market with First Wind Farm

Octopus Energy Group's generation arm has signed its first renewable generation deal in Germany, helping to boost the country's energy security.
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.
12 Nov 2021

Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles and Fleets 2022-2032

IDTechEx Report: Shazan Siddiqi and Luke Gear
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.
9 Dec 2020

Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage 2021-2031

IDTechEx Report: Luke Gear, Dr Alex Holland and Dr Xiaoxi He
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.