Budweiser Brewing Group chooses Opus Energy to offer exclusive renewable energy tariff to pubs

We’re delighted to announce our partnership with Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I that’s helping pubs and bars across the country slash their carbon footprint. The deal offers 100% renewable electricity to on-trade customers of Budweiser Brewing Group, at a price guaranteed to be cheaper than other tariffs found through price comparison or third-party alternatives. The partnership […]

Heating and cooling powered by London’s lost rivers

London might be famous for one river in particular, but there’s far more to the capital’s waterways than the Thames. Beneath the ground, and long forgotten, lies a network of running water that used to keep London alive.

Football fever: Sustainability and solar-powered stadiums

Football provides an arena – both literal and figurative – where the message of sustainability can be communicated to thousands. Football clubs have been quick to seize on the opportunity to boost their green credentials. Werder Bremen, a German football club founded in 1899, is situated in a region with a history of environmental awareness […]

7 steps to install solar panels on your business

This article was originally published on Brighter Business, Opus Energy’s advice and information hub for small businesses. For business owners concerned about the environment, making the switch to renewable energy can reduce your personal environmental impact while contributing to the wider decarbonisation of the UK’s electricity network. It’s also a way for a business to […]

Recharging Chernobyl: Solar power brings new life to old land

The Chernobyl disaster is widely recognised as the worst nuclear power station disaster. More than thirty years on, however, the site is back producing energy for Ukraine. This time, the electricity is being generated by solar power instead of nuclear. Thanks to an ambitious project by Rodina, the site of the former nuclear power station […]

3 ways artifical intelligence is transforming renewable energy

AI has been heralded as a game changing technology for many industries, and it may be the use of AI in the energy industry that is so far one of the most exciting applications. AI brings an exciting opportunity to make energy engaging for customers, unravelling some of the mysteries behind energy and bringing intuitive […]

A cut above the rest: The power of the local barbershop

Beckets is a leading barbershop and men’s hairdressers on the Wellingborough Road in Northampton, catering to the discerning gentleman. “We look at the experience factor. Barbering, men’s hairdressing, experts on beards, shaving as well. It’s really key to the customer experience,” explains Joe Angiers, manager and co-owner at Beckets. “It’s a great environment to work […]

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 Energy (you can read more about that here).

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 […]

How the ‘rebound effect’ makes us use more energy (and what it is, exactly)

We often take energy for granted, but getting it from grid to business can be complicated. When you start investigating the principles of supply and demand, it can get even more complex. One economic phenomenon that we think is pretty interesting (as energy industry enthusiasts) is known as ‘the rebound effect’. Energy-efficiency technology means we […]