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.

Brits shun green energy tariffs in favour of familiarity and affordability

With the UK legally committed to reducing carbon emissions by 57% by 2030, new research by the UK’s leading price comparison website, MoneySuperMarket, today reveals the common factors that prevent Brits from switching to renewable energy providers
Energy Department

The priorities of the U.S. Energy Department

Open Access Government charts the history of the U.S. Energy Department and some of its present-day priorities, including clean energy and solar manufacturing
energy waste

Love Energy Savings encourages schools to reduce energy waste with new competition

Love Energy Savings has launched a national competition to educate secondary school pupils about energy conservation and encourage schools to be more mindful of their consumption 
energy sources

The future of UK gas: Could shale and biomethane be two of the main...

Here to analyse past successes and possible trends is LPG storage tanks provider, Flogas, which has looked at each of these sources of gas to find out just how they are being used and if they have the potential to eventually become the most used form of gas…
zero energy building

An almost zero energy building in Denmark

Peder Vejsig Pedersen & Miriam Sanchez Mayoral from Kuben Management profile an exciting project at Copenhagen International School (CIS) in Denmark that concerns an...
heat pump

UK heat pump market is growing again

Senior Market Intelligence Analyst at BSRIA’s World Market Intelligence Division, Socrates Christidis looks at the current growth of the UK heat pump market.
forecourts

Survey shows decline in the number of UK forecourts since 2017

A survey held by the Energy Institute (EI) concluded that the amount of forecourts in the UK has dropped slightly since the end of...
energy sector

How will politics impact the energy sector in 2018?

The influence of political change extends far beyond the walls of the House of Commons. Even small acts of legislation can send shockwaves through many different industries, not least the energy sector
poor value energy tariffs

UK government introduces new legislation to cap poor value energy tariffs in time for...

New legislation to cap poor value energy tariffs and save UK consumers money was recently introduced to Parliament, as this article from the Department...
new EPC legislation

New EPC legislation could shock UK landlords and tenants

New research from Just Landlords has exposed a nationwide ignorance to a new EPC legislation that will come into effect on 1st April for all new lets and relets, and for all existing tenancies on 1st April 2020
Britain's electricity

Bitcoin mining uses less than 1% of Britain’s electricity supply

Cryptocurrency miners are not a major risk to Britain’s electricity infrastructure, says the National Grid
digital infrastructure

UK’s security at risk due to increasing reliance on digital technology

Institution calls for the UK to develop a more resilient and reliable energy network to support digital infrastructure
energy provider

Nearly a quarter of households have never switched energy provider

According to new research, Brits are missing the opportunity to save hundreds of pounds by switching their energy provider
energy bills

UK spends on average 4.4% of earnings on energy bills

The Electrical Guys have discovered that Wales spends the highest of their earning on their gas and electricity bills in a recent investigation
renewable heat incentive

BSRIA supports renewable heat incentive

BSRIA is in support of the “reformed and refocused scheme” for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) The incentive was issued by the government on Friday...
crypto mining

Crypto mining companies will consume more energy than households in 2018

Iceland is set to consume more energy for crypto mining than for household this year, according to the Associated Press Icelandic businessman Johan Snorri Sigurbergsson...
cost cap

London Assembly calls for £5,000 cost cap on landlord funding contribution

Assembly calls for Mayor to support the £5,000 cost cap in his Fuel Poverty Action Plan as an estimated million households are unable to...
high energy prices

1 million more consumers will be protected from high energy prices

Ministers welcome protection from high energy prices to 1 million consumers by extension of Ofgem safeguard tariff cap Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry...
big six energy

Could the Big Six energy companies be losing their grip on the market?

High demand and a busy competitive market for gas is taking a strain on the Big Six energy companies argues Nicola Bannister, the marketing manager...
Battery Storage

Can the UK be a global leader in battery storage?

Senior market research analyst at BSRIA Ltd, Henry Lawson provides an expert perspective on the potential for battery storage in the UK today In a...

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