Drive my car: Opus Energy teams smash charity challenge

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In late May, 100 wacky racers took on the Twin Town Challenge, a fun charity car rally which sees competitors drive from Witney, Oxfordshire to its twin town of Le Touquet, France over the late May Bank Holiday weekend. The catch? The car must Continue Reading

10 million and counting – so how do smart meters work?

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The UK’s smart meter roll-out is well underway. According to statistics published by the government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, by the end of March 2018 there were Continue Reading

How the ‘rebound effect’ makes us use more energy (and what it is, exactly)

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We often take energy for granted, but getting it from grid to business can be complicated. When you start investigating the principles of supply and demand, it can get even more complex. One Continue Reading

The Powering Past Coal Alliance: What is it, and why is it so important?

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Renewable energy has been on a roll for the last few years. As the UK, Europe and the rest of the world are demonstrating the importance of a swift transition away from fossil fuels, deployment of Continue Reading

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 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