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.

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

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
electrical sector

UK electrical sector charts massive growth since 2010

The UK electrical sector charts massive growth with 410% increase in trading businesses since 2010, according to this comment piece from Swinton Business, part of insurance broker Swinton Group.
shale gas

New measures to back British shale gas exploration

A new package of measures to deliver on the government's manifesto pledge to continue supporting the development of British shale gas has been announced today
debt help

UK consumers feel unable to ask energy provider for debt help

More than half (52%) of people in the UK feel there is a negative stigma attached to asking for debt help, according to new research
hydrogen

£20 million boost for business innovators powering the UK’s hydrogen economy

New funding awarded to investigate the development of a low cost, low carbon hydrogen for industry, buildings and transport and to help create hundreds of clean industry jobs
smart grid

Government policies helping to drive smart grid growth

The need to mitigate climate change for renewable energy development is driving smart grid initiatives across the world, according to GlobalData

Using gas grid to store excess electricity could boost UK renewables

Institution calls for Government support to change pipes and materials to allow excess electricity, in the form of hydrogen, to be stored in the gas grid

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