Mar 13, 2023 - 02:30 pm
BYD receives major order from Octopus in the UK
Octopus Electric Vehicles wants to procure 5,000 electric cars from BYD for British customers over the next three years. The two companies have agreed on this as part of a memorandum of understanding.
Sep 5, 2021 - 04:07 pm
JustPark and Octopus Energy launch charging cooperation
The two charging specialists aim to help provide better urban charging opportunities for fleet drivers in the UK who do not have access to their own parking and charging opportunities at home, which is suspected to be a large hurdle for EV adoption.
Jul 26, 2021 - 09:19 pm
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.
Jul 18, 2021 - 11:19 pm
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.
Apr 13, 2021 - 03:29 pm
Octopus Electric Vehicles launches UK leasing
In the UK, Octopus Energy Group‘s EV arm, Octopus Electric Vehicles has launched a new leasing service called Electric Dreams. The service aims to help employees make the switch to clean driving easier and cheaper.
Mar 5, 2021 - 12:51 am
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).
Nov 25, 2020 - 09:39 pm
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.
Oct 28, 2020 - 03:28 pm
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.
Oct 19, 2020 - 03:29 pm
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”.
Aug 27, 2020 - 05:47 pm
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.
May 19, 2020 - 02:54 pm
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.
Jan 26, 2018 - 09:58 am
British consortium kicks off Octopus V2G project
A British consortium agrees on jointly study the effect of a nationwide transition towards EVs on the grid. In this context, Octopus Energy will install not less than 135 V2G chargers before the year’s end.