7 steps to install solar panels on your business

This article was originally published on Brighter Business, Opus Energy’s advice and information hub for small businesses. For business owners concerned about the environment, making the switch to renewable energy can reduce your personal environmental impact while contributing to the wider decarbonisation of the UK’s electricity network. It’s also a way for a business to […]

Three ways small businesses can use renewable energy to their advantage

There’s more than one way that businesses can use renewable energy to give their company a boost. From generating income to promoting a brand-bolstering message, renewable energy might have more business advantages than you previously realised. We teamed up with our partners at Love Energy Solutions to share some success stories from people who’ve benefitted […]

Innovative robotics technology underway at Opus Energy, writes Jonathan Kini

Robotics technology is transforming the operations here at Opus Energy, improving service and freeing up time for our teams to work on more interesting matters and do even more to help customers, writes Jonathan Kini, CEO of Drax Retail, which includes Opus Energy. Meet Billie, Reggie and Scottie. No, they’re not a new boy band […]

Six Nations rugby players generate enough power to cook over 800 pizzas

Just in – our latest research reveals that Six Nations Rugby players could power up to 46kWh through their energetic play during the course of the championship. Using some clever calculations and a little bit of brain power, we looked into what this power would equate to in relation to fans watching the game at […]

6 steps: What to do if your energy supplier goes out of business

The energy market is challenging and can be a turbulent place, especially for new or smaller suppliers. It’s unlikely that you will find yourself without an energy supplier out of the blue, but it can happen – so what next? Nobody likes unexpected change when running a business. The good news is that there is […]

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

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 premises with over 4.4tWh of energy – enough to power the entirety of the UK for a whole working week – using just renewable sources. […]

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

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 owners and be a hub for sharing business advice and networking. At Opus Energy, we power […]

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

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 to make sacrifices than their older counterparts Top reason for starting a business centred around control, but research shows it is at the […]

Opus Energy launches summer work experience programme

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 investing in our people from day one. This summer, we were delighted to start recruiting for our first ever work […]

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.