Liam Stoker takes a look at recent rumours and stories surrounding the UK’s energy retail market, and what they might spell for both the Big Six and the market in general.
Current± talks to Tom Pakenham, director of electric vehicles at energy tech firm Kaluza, about the obstacles to energy flexibility, the need for DNOs to progress in their thinking around EVs and whether or not the industry itself is innovating fast enough.
Octopus Energy and OVO Energy have collaborated with digital banking firm Monzo to allow consumers to switch energy supplier through the bank’s app.
OVO Energy, one of the major challengers to the Big Six, has confirmed a strategic investment from global tech giant Mitsubishi.
Challenger supplier OVO Energy has been appointed by Ofgem to take over Economy Energy’s 235,000 customers following the supplier’s collapse earlier this week.
Energy tech firm OVO Energy has claimed a world first with the maiden install of a domestic vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charger in a customer’s home.
Our re-cap of the year continues with the biggest stories in July and August, as the country’s smart meter roll-out is described as a car crash and independent energy suppliers ramp up investment.
We continue our run-down of the most significant stories of the year, today taking a look back at March and April, which saw Ofgem unveil its overhaul of network incentives and major moves from some of UK energy’s biggest players.
OVO Energy has boosted its customer base to over one million after taking on 290,000 additional customers from Spark Energy, which has also seen its operating company bought as a standalone business.