The UK’s 25 year environmental plan – where are we headed?

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The UK government has announced a new, 25-year plan for environmental protection and improvement. Launched in early 2018, the plan is a comprehensive commitment to improving the UK’s Continue Reading

Opus Energy supplied 90% renewable electricity to its customers at no extra cost

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Since Opus Energy was founded in 2002, we’ve been embracing renewable energy sources as one of the best ways to power British businesses. Because of this philosophy, we source Continue Reading

Record-breaking 2017: 12 clean energy milestones smashed

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2017 was a fantastic year – and a record-breaking one – for renewable energy in the UK. In total, there were a staggering 12 energy generation records broken over the course of the year, all Continue Reading

2018: What’s happening this year in renewable energy innovation?

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A brand new year is upon us, and it looks like a brighter, greener future is on the horizon. The ever-changing energy market looks set to see some big shifts this year, both in the UK and Continue Reading

Will we have a renewable energy-powered Christmas?

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2018 could be the year that we’re dreaming of a green Christmas. Last year, more than 40% of the electricity generated on Christmas Day came from renewable sources. We can thank our seasonally Continue Reading

How technology and renewable energy is curbing air pollution

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In recent years, air quality has become a hot topic of discussion. One of the underlying issues affecting air quality is pollution. How is our air getting polluted? As the mayor of London has Continue Reading

The UK’s (new) biggest solar farm is just around the corner

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The UK could get its largest solar farm in 2020, and it could be built without any government support. Spread across almost 900 acres of the Kent countryside and with a generation capacity of 350 Continue Reading

A renewable review: Five cool things that happened in 2017

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New milestones, falling costs and growth for the UK - 2017 has been another great year for renewable energy, building on some of the successes of 2016 and seeing further innovations, improvements and Continue Reading

Can we improve solar generation by opening up the light spectrum?

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The recent installation of photovoltaic solar has far outstripped the growth of previous years, so says a new report published by REN21, global renewable energy policy network. 75 GW of solar was Continue Reading

How man-made coral is unlocking the potential of tidal power

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Wave power is a relatively untapped source of energy that could play a huge role in satisfying energy demand in years to come. Estimates vary on just how much energy could be generated by wave Continue Reading