Nominations for the inaugural Electric Vehicle Innovation and Excellence Awards (EVIEs) are now open, and Current± is profiling each of this year’s categories. Amongst the categories this year is the Transaction of the Year, aimed at recognising the increasing M&A and financing of charging infrastructure taking place in the sector.
EDF is to acquire battery storage and EV charging infrastructure firm Pivot Power in a bid to bolster its position in both markets.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an inquiry into the proposed acquisition of SSE’s energy supply division by OVO.
Shell Energy is to acquire UK-based energy supplier Green Star Energy, bolstering its existing customer base.
OVO Energy is to acquire SSE’s energy supply division in a £500 million deal.
Octopus Energy has continued its international expansion, acquiring the German green energy group 4hundred for an undisclosed fee.
Portsmouth City Council is to close its would-be energy supply division Victory Energy after it failed to find a buyer.
Octopus Energy and Co-op Energy have agreed a significant strategic energy partnership which will Octopus take on more than 300,000 additional customers.
The growth potential of energy storage has drawn interest from some of the biggest names in energy and beyond. With the trend set to continue, Andy Colthorpe explores how three of the recent targets are faring under new ownership.