Octopus Energy inks deal with Shell to buy power from Dogger Bank offshore wind farm

Michael Holder
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The Dogger Bank project is set to have the same capacity as Hinkley Point C | Credit: Equinor
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The Dogger Bank project is set to have the same capacity as Hinkley Point C | Credit: Equinor

Power Purchase Agreement will supply enough energy for almost a quarter of Octopus Energy’s UK customer base

Octopus Energy Group has announced plans to directly source electricity generated by the world's largest offshore wind farm at Dogger Bank in the North Sea to help supply its growing UK customer base,...

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