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.

biomass industry 

Sustainability claims from the biomass industry

Sasha Stashwick, Senior Advocate at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) highlights the three most common sustainability claims from the biomass industry.
LPG, affordable housing

Could affordable housing be aided by LPG?

Positive initiatives and efficient processes are needed to help the sector deliver the number of homes that Brits can pay for. This article explores how LPG is assisting in the provision of affordable housing for UK buyers.
energy theft amnesty, knife amnesty

More than half of UK public in favour of energy theft amnesty

Over 50% of UK residents would be in favour of an energy theft amnesty, according to a new poll of 1,000 people.
Energy future, Developing Countries

The energy future of developing countries: Technological “leapfrogging”

José Goldemberg, Professor Emeritus, University of São Paulo, explains all we need to know about technological “leapfrogging”, a strategy to face global warming and the energy future of developing countries.
renewable energy market in Asia

The future of the renewable energy market in Asia

The future of the renewable energy market in Asia is explored here by VHR Global Recruitment, including a focus on Taiwan’s ambitious phase out of nuclear power by 2025.
energy efficiency of solar, light-sensing tech

How can the energy efficiency of solar cells be increased?

Researchers found that the energy efficiency of solar cells and light-sensing tech can be improved by taking advantage of an unusual property caused by deformations and structural defects.
energy bills

Ways to reduce your energy bills

We all want to save money, right? For some it’s to afford those little luxuries in life, while for others it’s a necessity to get by. Worryingly, surveys show that six million Brits fear they’ll never get rid of their debt and a quarter are struggling to make ends meet each month
Big Six, renewable energy

E-ON encourages Big Six to move towards renewable energy

E.ON’s move to supply 100% renewable electricity signals changing trend in UK power market and encourages Big Six to follow suit, says GlobalData.
energy markets

The future of wind: Australian and British energy markets

A recent report examines whether the outlook for wind in both the Australian and British energy markets is being shaped by market design and infrastructure.
electricity bills, north of Scotland

UK Government to cut electricity bills in the north of Scotland

Households in the north of Scotland will see cuts on their electricity bills thanks to government plans to reduce the costs of electricity.
our carbon footprint

The importance of reducing our carbon footprint and increasing our renewables workforce

Renewable energy is becoming a priority for governments all around the world in order to reduce our carbon footprint, but the skills shortage is slowing progression down.
pilot accelerator programme

Wave energy innovation: Winners of Pilot Accelerator Programme announced

The five winners of the Pilot Accelerator Programme, announced by Ocean Energy Scale-Up Alliance (OESA), will receive funding to accelerate offshore deployments in the North Sea Region.
energy physics

High energy physics research in the U.S.

The work of the U.S. Department of Energy’s High Energy Physics (HEP) work is placed under the spotlight here, focussing on their support for high energy physics research and the nature of dark matter.
electricity from renewable sources

Flexible and efficient use of electricity from renewable sources to answer society needs

Professor Anke Hagen discusses the flexible and efficient use of electricity from renewable sources to answer society’s needs at all times and sectors.
taiwan offshore wind farms, national taiwan university

An underwater topographic survey for Taiwan offshore wind farms

An underwater topographic survey for Taiwan offshore wind farms is detailed here by Gwo-shyh Song, Associate Professor at the National Taiwan University.
power to gas

Power to gas: The steps from theory to practice

The European research project STORE&GO at the finish line and about to publish a roadmap for the future integration of power-to-gas technology, writes Dr Frank Graf from the DVGW Research Centre at the Engler-Bunte-Institute of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
fossil free city

Green Island: Fossil free city areas

Peder Vejsig Pedersen, Senior Advisor, MSc, European Green Cities highlights how Green Island is developing fossil free communities.
innovation ecosystems

Building innovation ecosystems to support the energy transition

Dr Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council shares his thoughts on building innovation ecosystems to support the energy transition.
bilateral energy dialogue, G20 energy and environmental

Bilateral energy dialogue between Brussels and Tokyo to become stronger

In this article, we explain how the G20 Energy and Environment Ministerial meeting led to a promise of more bilateral energy dialogue and cooperation on innovation between the EU and Japan.
revolution in energy

It’s time to switch focus to the real revolution in energy

David Hill, Commercial Director, Open Energi talks about the necessary infrastructure required to achieve the government’s ambitious net-zero emissions target and whether the hype matches reality.

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