Helping you through uncertain times

The world of energy has changed radically since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this week the Prime Minister announced a three-tier Covid alert system, which could affect many businesses once again.

A Question of Balance

Why balancing the grid has been getting more expensive

UK’s electricity system was cheaper and cleaner during coronavirus lockdown but more difficult to control’

That’s according to a new independent analysis conducted via Imperial Consultants by academics from Imperial College London for Drax Electric Insights.

Is now the time to reforecast your electricity?

In the light of the changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s never too soon to talk to your electricity supplier – especially if you’re on a flexible contract.

SP Energy Networks implements new tech for electricity forecasting

Accurate predictions of power demand and generation are expected to result in increased awareness and reliability of the network

Where does Opus Energy’s energy come from?

Opus Energy is one of the leading business energy suppliers in the UK, supplying more than 350,000 customers across the country with competitively priced gas and electricity. But where does their energy come from?

Global gas demand ‘could shrink by 4% in 2020’

According to IEA, the Covid-19 crisis could result in a annual drop of 75 billion cubic metres by 2025

Maintaining flexible power system ‘critical to avoiding power cuts on road to net zero’

A new report highlights how a host of technologies helped stabilise the country’s energy system during a volatile start to 2020

Reaching net zero by 2050 ‘impossible unless government slashes energy demand’

That’s the warning offered in a new report from think tank Green Alliance, which claims sectors like transport, buildings and industry are “way behind” on implementing effective carbon-reduction strategies

Rising renewables ‘still won’t be enough to meet 2030 climate goals’

The Economist Intelligence Unit suggests despite 2020 being forecast to be a strong year for renewable energy, this growth will not be fast enough to meet pledges for 2030 made under the Paris Agreement on climate change