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Opus Energy, the independent supplier of electricity to UK businesses, has recently signed Halfords, bringing the total number of UK business sites it supplies up to 50,000. Halfords has entered into a two year contract with Opus Energy. Opus Energy will provide 52GWh to the bicycle and motoring specialist chain, across 440 sites.
Opus Energy has expanded further in the last 12 months:
• Electricity supplied to an extra 10,000 UK business sites in the last 12 months
• 26% year on year growt... [more]
Built in 1826, the Blackburn Cathedral is the largest place of worship in Lancashire. When full to capacity, the impressive building can seat up to 1,250 people including worshippers, tourists and visitors. Blackburn Cathedral is benefiting from reduced energy consumption and utility bills further to the installation of a modern Building Management System (BMS) provided by Open Building Systems (OBS).
Mechanical contractor Thermatic Maintenance Ltd tasked OBS with installing a sophisticated B... [more]
Oldfield Lighting in Skipton, North Yorkshire, has set-up national online sister company Ray as the first to combine high-quality, bespoke designs from the world's leading manufacturers while helping to protect the environment.
Ray combines high-quality and bespoke designs from the world's leading manufacturers such as Foscarini, Artemide, Flos and Vibia while helping to protect the environment through reduced power consumption. The Pipe range by Artemide was designed by Herzog and de Meuron ... [more]
Ofgem, the Energy regulator, has opened an investigation into allegations of abuse of a dominant position by electricity distribution company Electricity North West Limited (ENW).
Ofgem is the Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets, which supports the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority, the regulator of the gas and electricity industries in Great Britain. The Authority's functions are set out mainly in the Gas Act 1986, the Electricity Act 1989, the Competition Act 1998 and the Utilitie... [more]
We’re all looking for ways to save money, and if we’re more environmentally friendly into the bargain then so much the better.
Whether we like it or not,we’ll all have to switch to energy-saving bulbs in the next few years. The sale of incandescent bulbs is being phased out as part of government plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Traditional incandescent bulbs (right) generate light by passing an electric current through a thin metal wire, which becomes hot and emits light. Unfortun... [more]
Based in Skipton, North Yorkshire, Ray is the first company to combine high-quality, bespoke designs from the world's manufacturers while helping to protect the environment.
Ray has a strong background in the lighting industry being the sister company of Oldfield Lighting, which has been at the forefront of specialist designer lighting in the UK for seven years, supplying the likes of Chatsworth House, Harewood House, Bolton Abbey and Devonshire Abbey.
Ray's managing director, Richard Bell... [more]