Flexibility Intern

Octopus Energy

  • Internship

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Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We’re on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.
We’re looking for an intern to join the new Flexibility team in London. Flexibility will play a central role in the future energy system, helping to integrate more renewables and using energy in smarter ways.
One of the main things the team works on is unlocking flexible demand from low carbon technology in customers’ homes and using this to provide various services to national and local grids. In this internship, you’ll help us take a deeper look at new markets for flexibility, understand how these work and quantify the available value.
Additionally, you’ll be expected to roll up your sleeves and get involved in day to day operations of the team.
This internship is open to current students and recent graduates.

What you’ll do

    • Research new markets for flexibility
    • Understand market rules, estimate market value and communicate findings to the team
    • Expand and grow the new market evaluation framework and methodology
    • Help out with qualification and bidding for flexibility services

What you’ll need

    • Passion for the future of energy
    • Strong quantitative skills
    • Good research and presentation skills
    • A basic understanding of how energy systems work
    • One or more European languages would be a plus
If this opportunity sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.
More about us
Octopus Energy Group is an energy tech company. We use technology to make green electrons cheap and revolutionise customer experiences.
Octopus Energy already supplies over 2 million homes with cheap green power in the UK, with operations in Germany, Australia and the USA, and launches planned for Japan and New Zealand. By the time you’ve applied, this list may be longer.
As well as all that, Octopus Energy for Business supplies green energy to over 20,000 companies, Octopus Electric Vehicles helps make clean transport cheaper and easier, Octopus Energy Services brings smart products into thousands of homes, and Octopus Centre for Net Zero is a multi-disciplinary research organisation helping Governments and industry reach net zero sooner.
Octopus Energy Group’s tech arm, Kraken Technologies, enables our innovation. They have created our API driven in-house technology platform, built from the ground up around the customer. It powers the outstanding service, efficiency and smart products we’re using to accelerate the world’s transition to a decentralised, decarbonised energy system.
The Kraken tech platform has been licensed to support over 17 million accounts worldwide, through deals with Good Energy,E.ON, Hanwha and Origin Energy – we’ve raised over £500 million to continue on our mission globally.
We also proudly enjoy a 5-star TrustPilot ranking from our customers.  We were named the Company that’s done the most in the past year to advance UK renewables at the REA Awards 2019, and most recently, our proudest award, that of Best Company to Work For.
At Octopus, we’re looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, a diverse and inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone. You are welcome to apply no matter your race, gender identity, sexuality, age, family or civil status, disability, religion, or ethnicity.
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