Octopus Energy got attracted to German winds

The British energy supplier has invested in a 35MW onshore wind farm in Hessen, near Frankfurt

Big Zero Report 2022

Octopus Energy Group’s generation arm has announced it has signed its first renewable generation deal in Germany.

The energy supplier plans to build a 35MW onshore wind farm in Hessen, near Frankfurt.

The project is expected to become operational by the end of 2023 – once built, it is predicted to generate almost 100,000MWh, enough to power nearly 40,000 homes a year.

Octopus aims to operate 1.2GW of wind and solar farms across the country by 2030.

Andrew Mack, Chief Executive Officer of Octopus Energy Germany, said: “We’ve been blown away by the response to Octopus in the German retail energy market.

“This first onshore wind deal is a really significant milestone and it’s just the beginning, bringing green generation even closer to the consumer.”

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