World’s largest wind turbines are supplying Opus Energy customers

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The UK is now home to the largest wind turbines in the world, and they're helping to power Opus Energy customers. The Burbo Bank wind farm in Liverpool Bay is using 8 MW wind turbines, the Continue Reading

6 renewable energy projects in the UK to be excited about this year

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We've had a great year for renewable energy. In recent news, the UK enhanced its status as a world leader in offshore wind, while three other European countries have pledged to increase the world’s Continue Reading

LEON works with Opus Energy to get 100% solar power

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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 Continue Reading

The Energy Bulletin: In the news June 2017

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From exciting projects in the UK harnessing the powers of rainwater and hydrogen, to impressive developments overseas in pledges to low-carbon power, the whole world is taking renewable energy Continue Reading

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up June 2017

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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 Continue Reading

World’s first commercial Carbon Capture machine comes online in Switzerland

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A machine that cleans the air by filtering out carbon dioxide has become a world-first by being the only commercial Carbon Capture Storage machine of its kind. Carbon Capture Storage (CCS) is a Continue Reading

Project Nexus is complete: What was it, and what happened?

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Xoserve, the administrator of the UK gas network, has announced that Project Nexus was successfully completed on 1st June. The project, an infrastructural upgrade of the UK Link system which manages Continue Reading

Record-breaking renewables contribute more than half of the UK’s electricity on single day

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Renewable energy sources have written themselves into the record books and the history books in the UK, generating more than 50% of the country’s energy on a single day in June. 7th June was an Continue Reading

Icelandic geothermal could one day help to power Britain

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Icelandic geothermal energy could one day help to power British homes and businesses, thanks to a project scheduled to begin in 2020. The Krafla Magma Testbed venture will involve drilling to a Continue Reading

Ofgem’s Smarter Markets programme: What’s affecting the business energy market?

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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 Continue Reading