Octopus Energy & Mer agree UK roaming deal
A new roaming agreement between EV charging experts Mer and green energy provider Octopus Energy sees British EV users signed up to Octopus Energy’s Electric Juice Network charge at any of Mer’s over 200 chargers in the UK.
Octopus Energy goes for Peugeot e-Expert vans
The British energy provider and charging network operator Octopus Energy is taking delivery of 23 all-electric e-Expert vans from Peugeot. The vehicles will be used in the company’s service fleet to install charging stations in London.
Octopus Energy joins up with Ionity
UK energy supplier and charging network operator Octopus Energy has signed a roaming agreement with Ionity. Ionity’s HPC chargers in the UK and mainland Europe will be now be connected to Octopus Energy’s Electric Juice Network (EJN).
SmartSTEP: smart charging trial enters new phase
Energy consultancy Element Energy is to lead a government-funded consortium to deliver new on-street charging infrastructure enabled by smart meters. The consortium includes Trojan Energy, Octopus Energy, and Landis+Gyr, a provider of energy management solutions.
Tesla to launch virtual power plant in the UK
Rumours about Tesla’s plans to offer its own electricity tariffs have been circulating for several months. This plan is now moving forward in Great Britain where homeowners with an installed solar system and Tesla Powerwall can now become part of the Tesla Energy Plan.
EV Roam to support electric vehicle charging in the UK
A new service named ‘EV Roam’ is being provided by Renewable Energy Assurance Limited (REAL), in partnership with the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA). It is aimed to “help facilitate the uptake of roaming between EV charging networks in the UK”.
Hidden kerbside EV charging by Trojan Energy in London
Startup company Trojan Energy is trialling electric vehicle chargers that are only visible when a car is charging. The Subsurface Technology for Electric Pathways (STEP) project will see 200 kerbside chargers installed across the London boroughs of Brent and Camden.
Octopus launches new UK charging service
The UK utility Octopus Energy launched a new roaming charging service, which will allow EV drivers to access multiple charging networks with one account. Unaffiliated customers can also use the Electric Juice Network scheme.