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About us

After attracting more than 3.5 million customers across nine countries, Octopus Energy is live in New Zealand. Octopus makes it easy for you to access affordable power as we transition to a clean energy future, through market-leading innovation and technology. Founded in the UK in 2016, Octopus has built its global reputation on being an energy tech pioneer and delivering outstanding customer service.

Octopus Energy NZ Team

Our people

It was a global search for the most innovative minds in energy that led Octopus to New Zealand. Our team is local and we leverage our scale and smarts to make energy easy as for Kiwis. We offer Kiwis appealing incentives to consume power in ways that are better for their wallets, and better for the planet, without impacting their quality of life.

To meet the team, check us out on LinkedIn


The Octopus global network

Octopus energy retail

We're bringing our retail business to the world, with offices in the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, USA, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

KrakenFlex

Our cloud-based platform that controls distributed energy assets with machine learning and artificial intelligence to match supply and demand.

Octopus electric vehicles

We’re the UK's go-to EV specialist, offering a full service from advice to charging, finance to purchasing.

Octopus Centre for Net Zero

A new type of research facility that combines expertise across technology, the environment, behavioural insights and regulatory policy.

Octopus Energy Hatchery

Octopus Energy Hatchery is our incubator, exploring solutions to the biggest questions in the energy transition.

Octopus energy generation

Our generation assets span 300 projects across eight countries, focused predominantly in solar and offshore wind.


Our backers


From day one, our journey has been powered by our backers, Octopus Group, who are still our majority shareholder. Over the last 12 months we've welcomed two new strategic investors to the Octopus Energy family, Origin Energy and Tokyo Gas, who are now also shareholders, alongside all full-time Octopus Energy Group employees.

Octopus Group, a financial services and energy firm, which manages more than £9.2bn of funds. Octopus has invested more than £3bn in renewable assets across Europe, while its ventures arm has backed UK success stories like Zoopla, Depop, Secret Escapes and SwiftKey.

Origin Energy is a leading Australian energy company with approximately 4.2 million customer accounts, more than 7,000 MW of owned and contracted generation capacity including 1,200 MW of wind and solar energy. Alongside their investment, Origin are using Kraken to transform their retail business.

Tokyo Gas was founded in 1885 and is one of the most established and successful utilities in Japan. Alongside investment, Tokyo Gas and Octopus Energy Group have a joint venture to introduce the Octopus Energy brand to Japan: the world's largest deregulated energy market.

Generation is a pure-play sustainable investment manager, co-founded by Al Gore. Since its founding in 2004, Generation has played a pioneering role in the development of sustainable and environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing.

CPPIB, one of the largest Global Pension Funds, manages c.$500b of funds contributed and held by the Canadian Pension Plan. CPPIB invests across public and private companies, real estate and infrastructure.



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