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.

Why do customers still mistrust smart meters?

Keith Bastian, CEO of Fischer Future Heat and Outfox the Market, explores why some customers still mistrust smart meters and the effect this has on making the nation carbon neutral.
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Asia’s renewable energy future

Minghui Zhang, Head of Section and Benoit Nguyen, Head of Department at DNV, describe Asia’s renewable energy future.
european green cities, Carbon Zero Digital Platform

From European Green Cities to the proposed Carbon Zero Digital Platform

Chairman of the board and partner Peder Vejsig Pedersen explores the evolution of the European Green Cities in 1996 to the proposed Carbon Zero Digital Platform in 2021.
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Net-zero by 2050: Tomorrow’s clean energy ambitions

Georgina Ainscow, Andrew Carridge & Duncan Nevett, patent attorneys at Reddie & Grose LLP, explain the net-zero by 2050 ambition & why tomorrow’s clean energy ambitions depend on innovation today.
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Federal agencies reduce carbon emissions with energy savings performance contracts

Leslie Nicholls from the U.S. Department of Energy, explains how federal agencies reduce carbon emissions with energy savings performance contracts.
energy-saving products, carbon emissions

Energy saving products towards ‘net zero’

Adrian Polak, Product Manager at Endo Enterprises, showcases their multi-award-winning innovative energy saving products EndoTherm and EndoCool - Jump-start your race to ‘net zero’ with HVAC’s best kept secret weapon.
District heating digitalisation

District heating digitalisation contributes to reaching 2030 EU climate targets

Sten Linnell, Digital Product Owner at Grundfos Holding A/S, explains how using data can simultaneously save the district heating sector money and reduce CO2 emissions.
energy efficiency in the uk

Spearheading energy efficiency in the UK

Here, Open Access Government Editor Jonathan Miles, examines the priorities of Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng when it comes to spearheading energy efficiency for homes, transport and electrical products.
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Decarbonising heat: The road to net zero

Pete Mills, Commercial Technical Operations Manager for Bosch Commercial & Industrial, describes the challenges and vast opportunities when transitioning to decarbonised heating systems in the UK.
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Uncrewed survey vehicles for offshore wind farm surveys

Experts from Global Aqua Survey & Sulmara Subsea chart a paradigm shift towards the use of uncrewed survey vehicles (USVs) for offshore wind farm surveys, beginning with comment on innovation & autonomy.
magnetic monopoles, quantum mechanics

Magnetic monopoles: Lossless energy transport and storage

Here, Dr Maria Cristina Diamantini and Dr Carlo A. Trugenberger offer an explanation of how quantum mechanics can solve the problem of lossless energy transport and storage using magnetic monopoles.

Sustainable battery production in Europe

European Commission Spokesperson for Internal Market, Defence Industry, Space, Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, Sonya Gospodinova, tells us what we need to know about sustainable battery production in Europe.
net zero materials, materials

Materials approaches to achieving a net zero carbon economy

Stephen Skinner, Professor of Materials Chemistry at Imperial College London, discusses the impact of net zero carbon policies and the challenges these present for materials and systems developers.
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Combined heat & power systems using renewable energy

Rohit Sen & Michael Adepoju, from the Climate and Energy Action Team at ICLEI, explain how cities can benefit from combined heat and power systems using renewable energy to create urban resilience & fight climate change.
CHP plants

Intelligent software: Key to unlocking value for CHP plants

Wayne Davies, Energy Markets Programme Manager at Enel X UK, argues that intelligent software is key to unlocking value for CHP plants.
heat infrastructure

Decarbonising the UK’s heat infrastructure

Ben Lynch, Director of Anthesis Group, discusses the challenges of decarbonising the UK’s heat infrastructure.
smart building technology

Energy-saving technology in smart buildings & cities

Nick Sacke, Head of IoT Solutions, Comms365, outlines the numerous benefits that can be unlocked from smart building technology & the smart cities they are located within.
hydrogen and fuel cells

2021: Hydrogen & fuel cells in the U.S.

Morry Markowitz, President of the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association, argues that for hydrogen and fuel cells in the U.S., 2021 is off to a promising start.
clean energy technology, electric vehicles

Clean energy technology demand will quadruple need for critical minerals

Supplies of critical minerals essential for key clean energy technologies like electric vehicles and wind turbines, will need to increase significantly over the coming decades to meet the world’s climate goals.
wave power, w4p

Renewable energy: Wave power works

Wave power works, argues Jonas Kamf, CEO of W4P Waves4Power AB in this special renewable energy focus.

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