The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up August 2017

BEIS department announces independent energy market review This month, the Government has announced the launch of an independent review into the UK energy market. The review will be comprehensive, covering the whole electricity supply chain from generation to supply. The review will consider the future challenges to the energy industry, from regulatory change to technological innovation, […]

Opus Energy announced as finalist in Lloyds Bank National Business Awards

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 shortlisted in The Smith & Williamson Scale-Up Business of the Year category. Our position is a testament to the strong growth we’ve delivered over […]

LEON works with Opus Energy to get 100% solar power

Naturally fast food chain LEON is furthering its commitment to renewable energy by moving to exclusively using 100% solar power in celebration of the summer season. The solar energy that will power LEON restaurants will come from over 1,000 solar generation sites across the UK, who pass their excess power on to Opus Energy. They […]

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up June 2017

The Queen’s Speech – Legislative Agenda for 2017/2018 On the 21st June the Queen confirmed the legislative agenda for the Government for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 parliamentary sessions comprising 27 Bills and draft Bills. In respect of energy, there is no legislation on the retail price cap; the speech referenced “bringing forward measures to help […]

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 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.