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What impact did COVID-19 have on Great Britain's electricity system?⚡

😎 #Solar produced more than coal
📉 Carbon emissions were down
🍃 Two-fifths of Britains electricity came from #renewables.

Discover more: https://www.opusenergy.com/blog/impact-covid-19-great-britains-electricity-system/

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#UKBusiness #BusinessInsurance

Anywhere between 40-70% of your business energy bill is made up of non-energy costs, with one of which is the Climate Change Levy (CCL).📃 Learn more about what the CCL is, and who pays it here 👉 https://www.opusenergy.com/brighter-business/climate-change-levy-ccl-business-energy-bill/

#EnergyBill #BusinessEnergy

In the face of adversity, some businesses have managed to reinvent themselves in order to mitigate the financial impact of the pandemic or to help those who need it most.

Take a look at these 6 inspiring businesses that transformed during the pandemic 👇 https://www.opusenergy.com/brighter-business/6-inspiring-businesses-that-transformed-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

We're proud to be sponsoring the Extreme Lodge student competition, with £4000 in prizes up for grabs. Find out more here:https://www.opusenergy.com/blog/sponsoring-extreme-lodge-competition/

More and more companies are leaning on sustainability, both to reach new customers and to increase their profitability - an approach that has been a big part of business for the last decade.💼

But it doesn't have to cost much:

The Climate Change Levy is a scheme that’s been long in place to incentivise businesses to join on the journey to a lower carbon future for the UK. See what it's doing on your #BusinessEnergy bill 👉 https://www.opusenergy.com/brighter-business/climate-change-levy-ccl-business-energy-bill/

Is #sustainability strong enough to survive another recession? 👇 https://www.opusenergy.com/brighter-business/why-recession-wont-stop-sustainability/

📲 Do smart meters reduce energy consumption?

❌ No! They don't change our consumption unless we change our behaviour… but they do help us understand it:

Where does our electricity come from? Find out 👉 https://www.opusenergy.com/blog/where-does-opus-energys-energy-come-from/

The Climate Change Levy, often shortened to CCL, is an environmental tax charged on the amount of electricity and energy businesses use. Find out who pays it, and how it's calculated: https://www.opusenergy.com/brighter-business/climate-change-levy-ccl-business-energy-bill/


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Do smart meters only reduce energy consumption by 2%? Are customers being blackmailed into getting smart meters to get cheaper tariffs?🤔

Bust some #SmartMeter myths with our expert, Bjoern Reinke:


Your shower is your business - there's no interest for any energy company to analyse at behaviour to that great a level of data. #SmartMeter data is only used to help you understand your energy use better, and for suppliers to ensure you're billed accurately:

The Powering Past Coal Alliance: What is it, and why is it so important? 🤷 https://www.opusenergy.com/blog/the-powering-past-coal-alliance/

Carbon emissions were down throughout April-June.📉 In fact, #CarbonEmissions from electricity generation was pushed below 10 million tonnes – the lowest in modern times.😲

Read more in the latest #ElectricInsights report 👉 https://www.opusenergy.com/blog/impact-covid-19-great-britains-electricity-system/

What's holding business leader back from being more environmentally conscious? 🌱👉 https://www.opusenergy.com/blog/our-planet-infographic/

A recession won’t stop your business from being sustainable. Here's why 👇 https://www.opusenergy.com/brighter-business/why-recession-wont-stop-sustainability/

Sustainability improvements don’t have to come from using cutting-edge technology that requires huge investment. Your business can take the low-tech road to #sustainability - and boost your bottom line 👇 https://www.opusenergy.com/brighter-business/how-sustainability-can-boost-your-bottom-line/

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Smart meters are military-grade in terms of encryption and security, so there's no need to worry about viruses spreading between devices:

Did you know anywhere between 40-70% of your energy bill is made of non-energy costs? The Climate Change Levy (CCL) is one of those costs. You can find out more about it on #BrighterBusiness 👇

Opus Energy are proud to be sponsoring the Extreme Lodge student competition.🏕️ As part of this sponsorship, Valpy Fitzgerald, Director or Renewables and Green Markets at Opus Energy will be judging the 61 entrants this month.🏆


We recently read "Radiation emitted by smart meters can give you headaches and make you dizzy", so we took it to our resident expert Bjoern Reinke to bust this myth:

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