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 meet an order or fix an issue. 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

The decarbonisation of transport: The next step

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As the UK continues to set new generation records, it's safe to say that the decarbonisation of the energy sector is well underway. The next aim? To reduce the carbon footprint of Continue Reading

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 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