Insects are inspiring improved renewable energy technologies

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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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Small business success: The energy source behind this art entrepreneur

Wychwood Art Gallery sits in the heart of Deddington, a small village in Oxfordshire, and has done so since 2016. Deborah Allen, founder and director of Wychwood Art Gallery, established her Continue Reading

The UK is nearing a coal-free future

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Coal used to be a staple of the UK’s energy mix, but it’s becoming resigned to the history books, and has been since the 1990s. Thanks to increased awareness of climate change and environmental Continue Reading

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

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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 Continue Reading

You can blow your own way: How wind power transformed this farm

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Ashby Farms, in the idyllic countryside of Daventry, Northamptonshire, is home to a family that’s been farming in the area for generations, focussed initially on livestock before moving towards arable Continue Reading

Watt’s a kWh? Getting to grips with energy units

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Despite playing such an important role in powering our day-to-day lives, energy can be difficult to understand. But for those who want a clearer understanding of their bill, or even those who are Continue Reading

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

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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 Continue Reading

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

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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 Continue Reading

Opus Energy launches summer work experience programme

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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 Continue Reading