Heavyweight champions: Meet the world’s largest storage batteries

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One of the biggest and most underappreciated challenges the renewable energy industry is facing is not the embracing of new technologies, nor the securing of funding, but how to keep hold of energy once it’s been generated. We can safely say Continue Reading

The UK’s first hydrogen train will be pulling up in 2020

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The UK will see it’s first hydrogen-fuelled train in 2020, the Rail Safety & Standards Board has announced. The prototype train, announced in February 2018, is projected to be on the tracks by Continue Reading

Opus Energy and Small Business Grants: Get £5,000 to energise your SME

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At Opus Energy, we are proud to announce that we are an official partner of Small Business Grants, a monthly cash competition awarding the UK’s brightest small business stars. Small Business Continue Reading

Introducing Opus Energy’s new Northampton headquarters

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We are delighted to announce the opening of our brand new headquarters in the heart of Northampton, a state-of-the art building bringing all 700 of our Northampton team members under one roof.  Continue Reading

Opus Energy’s apprenticeship scheme: Building a brighter future

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At Opus Energy, we are proud to play our part when it comes to supporting the next generation, bolstering the training and development of our employees at every stage of their career. That’s Continue Reading

Cornwall’s secret hotbed of renewable energy potential

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Cornwall could be the home of the UK’s first geothermal station used for energy generation as well as district heating, if ambitious plans go ahead. Cornwall is one of the few places in the UK Continue Reading

Bill Gates, Carbon Capture Storage, and trying to save the world

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Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a sustainability technology which has been deployed with some successes, but only on a small scale. However, some people are working on a CCS plan larger than Continue Reading

Energy efficient Britain: Electricity consumption falls 2% in the UK

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An analysis of electricity consumption across the EU has found that the UK reduced its electricity use in 2017, while 27 European countries included in the analysis saw their electricity use increase Continue Reading

Opus Energy announces sponsorship of FSB Celebrating Small Businesses awards

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We are delighted to announce that Opus Energy is a category award sponsor at the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2018. The FSB – Federation of Small Businesses – is the largest UK group Continue Reading

New wind generation record sets 2018 off to green start

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January is rarely anyone’s favourite month, but over the last few years it has developed a reputation as the month in which renewable energy shines. 2018 has been no exception – on 17th Continue Reading