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.

Realising the CCS Ambition

Judith Shapiro, Policy and Communications Manager at The Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA) asks whether the government will consider CCS in the 2015 Energy...

Power On Connections – self service is great news for customers

Finally, following years of lobbying, Ofgem has introduced legislative changes that will change the face of Competition in Electricity Connections forever, finally creating a...
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Maintaining momentum in the North Sea

There is plenty of life left in the North Sea oil and gas industry, insists UK Minister of State for Energy, Andrea Leadsom MP The...
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Lower bills and healthier homes

Maria Wardrobe, Director of External Affairs at National Energy Action outlines the importance of tackling fuel poverty in the UK Fuel poverty remains a bigger killer...

Addressing the energy storage bigger picture – The Interreg IVA SPIRE Project

The Interreg IV project SPIRE (Storage Platform for the Integration of Renewable Energy) managed by the Special European Union Projects Body provided £2.9M to...

Transforming Europe’s energy system

Research and innovation could accelerate Europe’s energy transformation, as outlined by EU Commissioner for Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete in a speech at the SET-Plan...

In Malmö our waste becomes our fuel

Daniel Skog from the City of Malmo outlines how locally produced vehicle fuel could help the city’s transport become more sustainable In Malmö every third...

Living with geo-resources and geo-hazards

Two of the key strategic topics on the European Committee’s Horizon 2020 Roadmap revolve around geo-resources and geo-hazards, and their impact on societal and...
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What can the net energy analyst say to the investor and policymaker?

In the modern energy system, upwards of 10% of the total primary energy supply is expended to find, develop, extract, transform, and transport energy...

Energycaps: High power and high energy lithium ion capacitor

A research project in the frame of Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP) – Marie Curie Actions The management of the electricity supply interruptions that can occur...
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Energy efficiency and housing: what next for local authorities?

Ian Hutchcroft, Head of Local Delivery at the Energy Saving Trust explains how local authorities can retrofit for energy efficiency and deliver benefits for...
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Managing the transition to a sustainable energy future

There are five major challenges in transitioning to a sustainable energy future. First, scale; the energy system must supply adequate energy to meet the...

Delivering affordable and renewable energy in Cheshire

Councillor Michael Jones, Leader of Cheshire East Council explains how geothermal energy will help to secure the Borough’s economic future  The British Geological Survey has...
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Hydropower – revolutionising electricity generation

Simon Hamlyn, Chief Executive Officer at The British Hydropower Association sheds light on how hydropower could play an essential role in reducing carbon emissions The British...

Thermal Energy Storage at the University of Lleida

In 1999, the research group GREA at the University of Lleida already saw the importance of thermal energy storage (known as TES) in today’s...

Auto-consumption and energy self-sufficiency

Auto-consumption and energy self-sufficiency are now within reach for social housing Solar power provides an opportunity for social housing associations and landlords to improve the...
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Managing Carbon lock-in from Gas-fired Power Generation

Dr Ward Goldthorpe, Portfolio Manager for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and Gas Storage at The Crown Estate discusses the role of gas-fired power in...
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Energy efficiency will reduce public service costs

Gregor Paterson-Jones, Managing Director for energy efficiency at the UK Green Investment Bank explains why energy efficiency is key to reducing costs for public services. With...
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Energy that matters

James Smith, Chair of the Carbon Trust, sets out why we need to learn to love Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) – before it’s...

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