How man-made coral is unlocking the potential of tidal power

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Wave power is a relatively untapped source of energy that could play a huge role in satisfying energy demand in years to come. Estimates vary on just how much energy could be generated by wave power, but research published earlier in the year Continue Reading

Making historic buildings energy efficient: the challenges and the solutions

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There are more than two million buildings and structures in the UK which are considered to be of special architectural or historic interest. From Belfast’s Grand Opera House and the Forth Bridge in Continue Reading

There’s more than one benefit to being a sustainable business, says Drax Retail CEO Jonathan Kini

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Being sustainable can have more business benefits than just being good to the planet – so says Drax Retail CEO, Jonathan Kini, in a recent interview with Business Reporter. Continue Reading

Opus Energy recognised as winning brand for small businesses

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In the space of one week, Opus Energy has been awarded ‘Utilities Provider of the Year’ and named one of the top ten ‘healthiest brands’ in the UK. Continue Reading

Sri Lanka reveals plans for 100% renewable energy by 2050

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A recent reported jointly published by the Asia Development Bank and the United Nations Development Programme has laid out the long-term plan for Sri Lanka’s eventual transition to 100% renewable Continue Reading

How blockchain could revolutionise the energy industry

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Blockchain has burst on to the scene and into the collective consciousness over the last few months. The technology is lauded as a gamechanger across several industries. But trying to understand Continue Reading

Met Office and Met Eiraeann announce storms Aileen, Hector and Octavia for 2017-2018

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The meteorological bodies of the UK and Ireland, the Met Office and Met Éireann, have released the latest batch of names that will be given to the year's most notable storms. Continue Reading

Opus Energy shortlisted for the British Small Business Awards

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We’re thrilled to announce that Opus Energy has been shortlisted for the British Small Business Awards 2017. Thanks to our commitment to SMEs, Opus Energy is a finalist in the category of Utilities Continue Reading

How to engage your staff with smart meters: the report

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Engaging your team with smart meters is not only a good way to educate them about the roll-out that’s sweeping the nation, but it was also instil the values of good energy management – a bonus for any Continue Reading

Our UK renewable power generation, at a glance

Opus Energy is committed to sustainability - last year, 90% of the energy supplied to our customers came from renewable sources, at no extra cost. We don’t just supply energy, however. We also buy Continue Reading