Energy News

Open Access Government’s Energy category can offer a wide range of articles exploring research and issues from around the world. 

You can find articles on the research of clean, sustainable living along with energy efficient households and businesses. We have also included topics such as energy innovations in Asia and advancements in new energy technology.

Renewable energy investments along with ocean and hydrogen research are popular topics covered in the category that are regularly updated.

Find more energy pieces within the environment category there are many sustainable and efficient energy pieces there.

decarbonisation

Why energy is at the heart of the EU’s decarbonisation efforts

Kadri Simson, EU Energy Commissioner, discusses why the EU has placed energy and the heart of its decarbonisation efforts.
energy independence, energy

Are revolutionary inventions being suppressed because they provide energy independence?

Hydrogen is a known game-changer for the future of renewable, clean energy - but is the concept of energy independence part of the reason why some revolutionary inventions are being suppressed?
ocean energy

Renewables, hydrogen and ocean energy in Europe

The European Commission’s energy policy ambitions are charted here by Open Access Government, including developments in clean energy, renewables, hydrogen and ocean energy.
uk renewable energy

Raising the ambition for UK renewable energy

Open Access Government keeps up to date on the UK’s transition to 100% green energy, and investigates alternative energy sources that will contribute to meeting this target.
intelligent district heating

Intelligent district heating: A sustainable solution supporting the energy transition

Carsten Østergård Pedersen, Head of District Energy at Grundfos Holding A/S, speaks to Open Access Government about the enormous benefits of intelligent district heating, and why sustainability should remain at the heart of innovation.
uk nuclear power, carbon emissions

What is the future of UK nuclear power?

Nuclear power is an integral part of the UK’s plans to transition to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
District Energy

Danfoss: District Energy End to End Optimization solution

Dmitry Bochkalov from Danfoss tells us what we need to know about their District Energy End to End Optimization solution.
zero carbon, transition

Zero Carbon: It’s easier than you think

Martin Kenzie, Sales Manager at 2G Energy, debunks the myth that an organisations transition to zero-carbon is complicated, disruptive and expensive.

TRI-HP Project: Developing trigeneration systems for multi-family buildings

Daniel Carbonell, TRI-HP Project Coordinator from SPF Institute for Solar Technology, explains how this EU funded project TRI-HP develops trigeneration systems based on heat pumps with natural refrigerants and multiple renewable sources, to provide heating, cooling and electricity to multi-family buildings.
green industrial revolution, stephensons rocket

Heat Networks: Johnson’s “rocket” for his Green Industrial Revolution

Stephenson’s Rocket was a major driver of the last industrial revolution two hundred years ago. Will the UK PM, Johnson, be able to deliver a similar principle that will be recognised in two hundred years from now?
digital power grid

Digital power grid: Making energy work harder for us in 2021

Chris Barlow, Innovation Director, Data Communications Company (DCC), discusses how the digitisation of the power grid will aid the UK’s net-zero carbon strategy.
combined heat and power, buildings

TED Gen: The Combined heat and power revolution

Here, TED Generation (TED Gen) explains how to improve the economic and environmental future of your business – using Combined heat and power (CHP) to decrease energy costs and rewrite carbon footprints.
Powerskin+

H2020 Powerskin+: Carbon-neutral non-residential buildings

Here we learn about Powerskin+, advanced next-generation multifunctional building skins for energy and carbon-neutral non-residential buildings.

Particulate photocatalysts: Producing hydrogen from water without recombination loss

Here, Professor Kazunari Domen, Shinshu University and The University of Tokyo, explains a particulate photocatalyst producing hydrogen from water by perfect photon-to-chemical conversion, which is essential to meet our future need for renewable hydrogen.
economic waste

The development of a renewable product prepared using economic waste in Taiwan

Ying-Chieh Lee from the Department of Materials Engineering, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, explores the development of a renewable product prepared using economic waste in Taiwan.
thermal energy, nano

Harvesting thermal energy by NanoMachines

Vladik Avetisov and Roman Iliev, the Principal Investigator and the Founder of the Molecular Machine Corporation Ltd, lift the lid on an innovative project that concerns the use of environmental heat as a natural source of thermal energy.
Accelerating rate calorimeters

Battery Safety: Accelerating rate calorimeters for the renewable energy sector

Dr Carlos Ziebert, Head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center, KIT, explains how the safety of stationary battery storage for renewables can be increased by battery calorimetry.
net-zero by 2050, birmingham energy

The largest challenge to achieve net-zero by 2050: Decarbonising heat

Professor Martin Freer, Director of Birmingham Energy Institute, University of Birmingham, details his thoughts on overcoming our largest challenge to achieve net-zero by 2050.
fuel cells and hydrogen

Moving forward with fuel cells and hydrogen

Morry Markowitz, President of the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association underscores the importance of moving forward when it comes to fuel cells and hydrogen.
climate change and decarbonisation

Hydrogen, climate change and decarbonisation

Dr Gareth Hinds, Science Area Leader in Electrochemistry at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), tells us what we need to know about hydrogen in the UK, including broader comment on climate change and decarbonisation.

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