Gamlingay Community Turbine: Energising village life

 In 2013, a group of people in the village of Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire set up their own wind turbine for the village. Like all good ideas, it started with a conversation in the pub, and grew from strength to strength. The turbine was installed for three reasons: To reduce its carbon footprint (they estimate that the […]

Insects are inspiring improved renewable energy technologies

Biomimetics is an established field in engineering. The practice draws inspiration from nature to improve models, processes and systems. We have biomimetic engineering to thank for Velcro (inspired by the way that burr seeds stick to animal hairs) and bird-safe glass, among others. Now, engineers may have stumbled upon the next big development in renewable […]

Take caution – fraudulent emails claiming to be from Opus Energy

We have just been informed that fraudulent emails are being sent to individuals, falsely claiming to be sent by Opus Energy. The design of these emails very closely matches Opus Energy’sĀ email templates, and the email address that they appear to be sent from has also been spoofed, making it hard for the recipient to tell […]