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.

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How to save energy costs in a net zero world

Looking at large energy consumers, Martin Kenzie, Sales Manager at 2G Energy Ltd, analyses how to save energy costs when transitioning to a net zero world.
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Geothermal energy in the clean energy transition

Aarthi JanakiRaman & Shrinivas Tukdeo from TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, tell us what we need to know about geothermal energy and its role in the clean energy transition.
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Do more to tackle energy poverty

Ioannis Vardakastanis, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee, argues that the EU and Member States must do more to tackle energy poverty and protect vulnerable consumers.
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Help businesses set carbon reduction targets

Aditya Kumar, Director of Product Management at Honeywell Building Technologies, details how companies can meet the Government’s net-zero goals using carbon reduction and management software.
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Public sector decarbonisation: Navigating PSDS funding

Steve Wilkinson, Head of Commercial Projects at Cenergist, explores public sector decarbonisation, in particular, how organisations can successfully navigate PSDS Funding.
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Fossil fuel companies will not achieve their Paris Agreement targets

Paris Agreement targets set out by governments and large companies have been projected to be missed, after decarbonisation scenarios were analysed for the future.
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COP27: Africa’s agenda for an energy transition

When discussing African development and climate change at COP27, Africa needs to be supported by an agenda for its energy transition.
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EC scheme to support biomethane production plants

The European Commission has approved an Italian scheme, through the Recovery and Resilience Facility ('RRF'), to support the construction and the operation of new or converted biomethane production plants.
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The thermal energy device which converts body heat to electricity

A newly developed thermal energy device presents a new way to continuously power wearable electronics, with a 6.5 times increase in power density compared with other generators.
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Reconfiguring the whole energy system for a net zero future

In order to achieve a net zero future, the UK needs more tangible support to achieve net zero ambitions – including better infrastructure for sustainable energy.
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Increasing oil prices could reduce the development of green energy

Increasing oil prices may lead to a reduction in the development of green energy – as oil is still needed in the transition to a carbon-free electricity supply.
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Which countries are the most prepared to reach net zero emissions?

Despite being among the top 20 biggest polluters of 2020, the UK is the second most prepared country to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
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Net zero commitments require an urgent translation of words into action

Despite governments making net zero commitments, there has been a lack of delivery, increasing the urgency of efficient carbon reduction targets.
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Turn it off! EU energy rationing and Russia

Energy rationing is on the cards as Russia continues to use energy as a weapon by limiting supplies in response to EU sanctions.
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New biobattery: using bacterial interactions to generate power

The new “plug-and-play” biobattery developed by researchers at Binghamton University State University of New York, has proven its worth – with the team revealing it can last for weeks at a time.
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Local authorities should improve energy efficiency to tackle rising energy costs

Local authorities must look at how they can make their buildings more energy-efficient to drive down costs, stretch budgets further, and make wiser investments.
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Transitions to efficient LED lighting can mitigate the energy crisis

Accelerating the transition to energy-efficient connected LED lighting could help households and businesses mitigate the energy crisis.
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Valorisation of industrial CO2 side streams and BIOCON-CO2 H2020

Montse Bosch, Area Manager at Leitat Technological Center, discusses the BIOCON-CO2 H2020 project and its transformation of raw CO2 waste into everyday products.
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District heating is necessary to repower EU’s heating sector

Carsten Østergård Pedersen, Rune Kaagaard Sørensen and Asbjørn Ebbesen discuss the necessity of district heating to speed up the phasing out of Russian fossil fuels.
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Renewable geothermal energy: A climate champion

Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Climate in Iceland, discusses renewable geothermal energy, which in his opinion, is a climate champion for the clean energy transition.

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