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Octopus Energy to create a virtual power plant in Texas

January 24, 2023

With the partnership, Octopus Energy customers in the US will be able to integrate Enphase home solar and battery solutions in their energy plan in the hopes of accessing low-cost residential energy rates.

With Kraken Flex, Octopus Energy’s proprietary software platform for managing, controlling, and optimizing distributed energy resources (DERs), Octopus Energy plans to create a VPP with the Enphase home battery systems.

Octopus Energy will be bidding these DERs in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) ancillary markets, considered a first of its kind for these assets.

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