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data-driven

New report shows data-driven approach needed if renewables are to recover

Solar photovoltaics (PV) and onshore wind are at or near the point where they can supply electricity to the grid without subsidy. But one of the key factors that hinders new developments is uncertainty about the costs and delays involved in gaining access to the UK’s electricity grid
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
Energy price cap

Energy price cap law will be in place by winter as legislation passes Parliament

Consumers are one step closer to cheaper energy bills as legislation to cap poor value energy tariffs completed its passage through Parliament yesterday (18 July 2018)
biofuels

Can biofuels make Europe more sustainable?

Seb Dance MEP asks if biofuels can really make Europe more sustainable
power companies

How are utilities and power companies performing in the digital market?

Digital has never been more important for utilities and power companies, especially in a time of customer fluidity and increased cost awareness 
energy resources

Managing the energy resources of Norway

Open Access Government profiles the work of Norway’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes, in managing the country’s energy resources
smart meters

82% of people using energy price comparison sites believe that they lose out on...

Research conducted by The Labrador, a free smart switching service suggests that the majority of people using price comparison websites to get the best energy tariff, believe that they are losing out on a significant amount of money every month.
Plasma-Jet-Driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion

Physics: Plasma-Jet-Driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion (PJMIF)

Professor Y. C. Francis Thio and Dr. F. Douglas Witherspoon of HyperJet Fusion Corporation, USA share their expert views on physics, with a focus on Plasma-Jet-Driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion (PJMIF)
green hydrogen

Hydrogen is finally getting attention from Norwegian politicians

Green hydrogen is an important piece of the zero-emission puzzle, both in Norway and the rest of the world, according to Vegard Frihammer from Greenstat
energy sector in Europe

How climate change impacts the energy sector in Europe

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) explores the degree to which climate change impacts the energy sector in Europe

Power-to-gas: A key enabler for a CO2-neutral energy system

Dr Frank Graf from DVGW Research Centre at Engler-Bunte-Institute of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) details precisely why power-to-gas is a key enabler for a CO2-neutral energy system
fusion energy

Fusion energy: Making history

Laban Coblentz, Head of Communication at ITER explains his thoughts on how history is being made when it comes to the exciting world of fusion energy 
energy security

Increasing Europe’s energy security

The work of Miguel Arias Cañete, European Commissioner for Climate Action & Energy is placed under the spotlight by Open Access Government, with a focus on his priorities for the energy sector
ultra-low emission vehicles

More than 50k ultra-low emission vehicles registered for the first time in the UK

A report conducted by private number plate specialists, click4reg.co.uk has shown that during the past year, over 53,000 new ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV) were registered for the first time in the UK
sustainable energy solutions

Sweden: Developing the sustainable energy solutions of tomorrow

Sweden’s Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy, Ibrahim Baylan talks to us about his government’s priorities for developing the sustainable energy solutions of tomorrow.
smart cities

How district energy contributes to smart cities

NODA Intelligent Systems discusses how district heating and cooling systems are cost-effective solutions that contribute to developing smart cities
Lightweight solar

Lightweight solar has the power to transform society

Extending the reach of affordable solar energy will have both environmental and societal benefits says Dr. Geoff J. Nesbitt, CEO, Verditek
Hydraulic fracturing

Hydraulic fracturing?-Not so fast, says United Nations review

Hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking”, the divisive method of extracting natural gas from shale formations, should be approached with caution by countries seeking ways to increase access to energy, says a new UNCTAD report on shale gas 
carbon capture

UK invests £21.5 million into carbon capture technology

Energy Minister Claire Perry has announced that the UK is to lead an international challenge with Saudi Arabia and Mexico to remove carbon from emissions
energy research

UK makes £102 million investment into energy research

The announcement of a new energy revolution research consortium completes the UK's £102 million investment into new local energy, part of the government's modern Industrial Strategy

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