Gamlingay Community Turbine: Energising village life

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 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 Continue Reading

Six Nations rugby players generate enough power to cook over 800 pizzas

Just in - our latest research reveals that Six Nations Rugby players could power up to 46kWh through their energetic play during the course of the championship. Using some clever calculations Continue Reading

5 renewable energy developments to look out for in 2019

2018 was a record-breaking year for the UK, with renewable energy leading the charge. In fact, it was the greenest year on record for UK energy generation. 2018 was also a significant year for Opus Continue Reading

How many lights can an energy supplier power this Christmas?

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As the year draws to an end, it’s natural to reflect on what the last 12 months have brought. For us, it’s been an incredibly busy year. Continue Reading

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 premises 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