Ofgem’s Smarter Markets programme: What’s affecting the business energy market?

 Smart meters are coming – that much everyone knows. But they’re just one element of a move towards a “smarter market”: a term coined by Ofgem that marks a nationwide culture change of the electricity industry. Smarter market: the goal of a more efficient, dynamic energy market in the UK that uses innovation to provide […]

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up May 2017

  Project Nexus update Xoserve provides a central service for the Gas Transporters in Britain and manages all of the key information associated with approximately 22 million gas supply points. Xoserve’s ageing and limited system UK Link currently underpins all of the settlement and registration processes in the gas industry. However, Project Nexus facilitates the […]

The Internet of Things will change the energy industry as we know it

Connecting to the internet has come a long way since the loud, clunky process of firing up the dial-up. And we’re no longer sat at a computer desk powering on a PC tower. Analyst firm Gartner says that by the end of 2017, there will be 8.4 billion ‘things’ connected to the internet – from […]

We raised £30k for charity last year – here’s where it’s going

We’ve had a lot of exciting moments at Opus Energy over the last year – a new office in Cardiff, the announcement of a relocation for our Northampton offices, and being purchased by Drax Group – but that hasn’t slowed our employees down for a second. Over the last year, our teams have collectively raised […]

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up April 2017

Energy Research Funding for innovative business projects Innovate UK (the UK’s innovation agency) has announced it will make a share of £13mn available to businesses for innovative projects that address the issues of cost, emissions and security of supply in the fifth round of Energy Catalyst funding.  The fund is available to support both the […]

The Energy Bulletin: In the news April 2017

This month, we’ve seen huge news – a snap General Election scheduled for June – and some huge new milestones – record-breaking renewable energy generation and supplies. Read on to find out the top stories for the UK energy market for April 2017. General Election 2017: Energy bill cap ‘will hit consumers’ | BBC News […]

The ultimate guide to renewable energy types

Electricity generated from algae? Heat harnessed from the depths of the Earth’s core? There’s more to renewable energy than wind turbines and solar panels – scroll down and discover the biggest and most intriguing sources of renewable energy.

The Energy Bulletin: In the news March 2017

This month, news of where spending will be dedicated was announced in the Spring Budget, and a new milestone was met for UK renewables. There was also news of a large-scale smart meter deadline being missed, and a new appointment to the Climate Change Committee– keep reading to discover the biggest energy market headlines from […]

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up March 2017

Spring Budget 2017: Energy updates On the 8 March 2017 Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Government’s Spring Budget – the announcement included some key points for energy detailed below. Levy Control Framework (LCF) – it was anticipated that the Government would provide details of the LCF into the 2020s in the Spring Budget, however the […]

Nikki Flanders announced as Chief Operating Officer of Opus Energy

As of 6th March 2017, Opus Energy is delighted to announce the appointment of Nikki Flanders as new Chief Operating Officer. Nikki Flander’s role will involve overseeing the day-to-day running of the business, with a view to ensuring Opus Energy’s continued growth. In addition, Nikki will be responsible for seeing that our broad customer base, currently made up […]