As electric vehicles continue to dominate headlines with news of new services and partnerships, Current± presents the biggest stories of the year so far.
Energy company Ripple Energy is launching the UK’s first consumer-owned wind farm, entering into a deal with Octopus Energy for the energy it generates.
Zoisa Walton, director of Octopus Energy for Business, spoke to Current± about why Octopus' new EV payment interoperability platform was created and its benefits for charging networks and customers alike.
Changes in public policy are still needed to encourage a switch from gas boilers to hybrid systems now, but the Future Homes Standard should be implemented now.
Octopus Energy is expanding the services offered under its Electric Juice brand with the launch of a new roaming service.
Octopus Energy has become a unicorn, thanks to Australian energy company Origin Energy acquiring a 20% stake.
E.on has formed a strategic partnership with Octopus' tech arm Kraken Technologies as it bids to reinvent itself as E.Onnext.
Octopus Energy has acquired French company Engie's residential energy supply business in the UK, its sixth acquisition in two years.
Co-op Energy has launched the first tariff that uses entirely community sourced power, in order to support decentralisation efforts and local schemes it says.