China cleans up coal in the transition to renewable energy

Coal Power Plant In Nightfall

China is cleaning up its carbon footprint with a root-and-branch approach to its energy network. The country is on a radical drive cut its coal use, motivated both by its obligations under the Paris Agreement and also the urgent need to improve Continue Reading

Floating turbines give Scotland’s wind industry the edge

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Scotland has an admirable record with renewable energy, particularly when it comes to community-owned projects. But the country is aiming to increase its renewable energy installations across the Continue Reading

Energy theft: The dangers you need to know about

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Energy theft is an issue that causes major problems both for the energy supplier and energy consumer. At best, it's an illegal activity that can cost fellow consumers a lot of money. At worst, it can Continue Reading

Everything you need to know about the European Super Grid

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Renewable power is taking off across the globe; the UK has become the home of the worlds' largest wind turbines, while battery technology is becoming a viable technology from America to Continue Reading

Could hydrogen be the energy storage solution of the future?

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The take-up of renewable energy sources is well underway all across the world, but as countries concentrate their efforts on moving to renewable sources, they must focus, too, on the issue of Continue Reading

The Energy Bulletin: In the news July 2017

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July has seen both positive and negative developments across the sector. As well as the spiralling cost of Hinkley Point C to the taxpayer, there have been recorded cyber attacks against the UK and Continue Reading

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up July 2017

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Storage and Flexibility BEIS published a series of announcements on 24/07/17 focusing on storage and flexibility to coincide with Greg Clark’s appearance in Birmingham to give his first major Continue Reading

Piezoelectricity could help Californian roads to generate clean ‘crystal’ energy

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With almost 30,000,000 registered drivers in California, the state’s extensive road network caters to millions of drivers every day. But the California Energy Commission (CEC) and the California Continue Reading

Opus Energy announced as finalist in Lloyds Bank National Business Awards

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We are delighted to announce that Opus Energy is a finalist in the 2017 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. The esteemed award celebrates the best of British ambition, with Opus Energy Continue Reading

Graciosa is latest island to go green with 70% renewable power

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One of the nine islands in the Azores Archipelago, Portugal, has become the site of a renewable energy revolution - the latest in an international trend in green energy islands. Graciosa, the third Continue Reading