31 Jan '13, 6pm

New research from Opus Energy has found that British businesses are growing ever more interested in renewable energy

Business-to-business energy supplier Opus Energy has found that British businesses are increasingly becoming more interested in generating renewable energy from their own premises. A third of those businesses surveyed, around 39% compared to 32% in 2011, expect to install renewable technologies such as solar panels, wind turbines, hydro power and anaerobic digestion. Around half (48%) would like to be generating renewable energy within the next two years. A sixth (15%) are already generating renewable power, compared to just 6% in 2011. Those business owners aged 55 or over are among the most enthusiastic, with 20% of them generating renewable energy on the premises Opus Energy has also experienced a growing level of interest from companies signing up to the company’s renewable Power Purchase Agreements (PPA’s) which enable businesses excess power to be supplied to its cus...

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