Chevron buys Noble Energy for $5bn in stock, amid worst oil price crash in history

The deal will allow the oil giant to strengthen its position in the Eastern Mediterranean

Inspired Energy buys Ignite Energy in £11m deal

The company is taking over the outstanding 60% of Ignite Energy that it didn’t already own

Octopus Renewables buys 16.8MW of new wind capacity in UK

The two sites, located in South Lanarkshire and Northamptonshire, generate electricity to supply more than 17,000 UK homes

British and Dutch investors snap up German offshore windfarm

The offshore wind farm has 66 turbines and will generate enough power for half a million homes

Hull Street Energy acquires 80MW hydroelectric station in US

The newly acquired facility will deliver uninterrupted zero-carbon electricity to consumers in the Mid-Atlantic region

Iberdrola buys French renewable firm Aalto Power

The French firm owns and operates 118MW of onshore wind farms in France, with an additional 63MW portfolio under development

Australian energy giant acquires 20% stake in Octopus Energy

The partnership with Origin Energy will allow Octopus Energy to expand its Australian retail business and drive green energy solutions

Octopus Energy to acquire ENGIE’s UK residential supply business

It takes the total number of customers supplied by Octopus to 1.4 million – around 5% of the UK market

SSE completes sale of retail unit to OVO Energy for £500m

The deal makes OVO one of the biggest suppliers in Britain, now serving almost five million customers

Octopus Energy expands into Germany with purchase of green supplier

The firm has bought a majority share in challenger business 4hundred