The UK is nearing a coal-free future

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Coal used to be a staple of the UK’s energy mix, but it’s becoming resigned to the history books, and has been since the 1990s. Thanks to increased awareness of climate change and environmental damage caused by coal and other fossil fuels, there Continue Reading

Opus Energy supplies 1.5% of total UK energy consumption with 100% renewable energy

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Opus Energy, has smashed a milestone by providing all its customers with 100% renewable electricity in the last reporting year. In 12 months, Opus Energy has provided over 340,000 business Continue Reading

You can blow your own way: How wind power transformed this farm

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Ashby Farms, in the idyllic countryside of Daventry, Northamptonshire, is home to a family that’s been farming in the area for generations, focussed initially on livestock before moving towards arable Continue Reading

Watt’s a kWh? Getting to grips with energy units

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Despite playing such an important role in powering our day-to-day lives, energy can be difficult to understand. But for those who want a clearer understanding of their bill, or even those who are Continue Reading

WATCH: Opus Energy opens the Kinetic Café – check out the video

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A few weeks ago, we announced our plans to walk a mile in the shoes of our customers. The idea for the Kinetic Café had been born: a pop-up juice bar to raise the energy levels of small business Continue Reading

76% of SME owners losing sleep over the state of their business, says new Opus Energy research

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4 in 5 have sacrificed their personal life to make their company a success Holidays, personal time and pay are forfeited to ensure the business keeps going Younger generation 21% more likely Continue Reading

Opus Energy launches summer work experience programme

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Opus Energy is a company built on its employees, which is why we put so much focus on our Early Careers efforts – from our apprenticeship scheme to our graduate programme, we really believe in Continue Reading

We’re going to walk a mile in your shoes

Running a small business takes energy. Not just electricity to power the business, but physical and mental energy; to get you out of bed at 5am, to work through the night, to go above and beyond to Continue Reading

Opus Energy visits Northampton school to share why renewable energy is so important

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As one of the country's leading business energy suppliers and as part of the Drax Group, Opus Energy is committed to changing the way energy is generated, supplied and used for a better Continue Reading

Opus Energy’s Head of Business Change named Utility Week Star of the Year

It’s undeniable that Opus Energy is a business built on its star employees, but for one team member especially, it’s been made official. Continue Reading