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.

reduce energy

Building ‘smart’ to reduce energy & carbon

Oliver Iltisberger, Division President, ABB Smart Buildings, explains why building ‘smart’ is key to reducing energy consumption and carbon.
saving energy

Innovative ideas for saving energy

The internet is awash with articles about saving energy, but here, Julian Grant, General Manager of Chauvin Arnoux UK, puts forward some ideas that are rather less well known, but which can nevertheless deliver the biggest savings.
renewable energy sources, heating

Using all renewable energy sources for innovative solutions

Here, we learn how Grundfos Holding A/S can effectively integrate renewable energy sources in district heating by integrating heat pumps in a decentralised way.
particles in fuel, transportation

Nano-engineered crystals offer an alternative to metallic particles in fuels

The use of nano-engineered crystals instead of metallic particles in fuels could could open the door to the next generation of transportation fuels.
industrial-sized heating

CHPs & the move to decarbonise industrial-sized heating

Pete Mills explains why CHPs are being left behind in the move to decarbonise industrial-sized heating.
energy poverty

Energy poverty on the rise, according to new findings

Auriga Services Ltd collected data from 500 people through a Google Survey and found that energy poverty has increased during lockdown.
carbon cost

The carbon cost of remote working

Tony Fergusson, Director of Transformation Strategy at Zscaler, discusses the need to examine the carbon emissions of new technologies that organisations are using to enable remote working.
energy transition

Towards an energy transition

Neil Gordon, Chief Executive of Subsea UK, charts the move towards energy transition, green energy and the ultimate goal of net-zero, including comment on the burgeoning Asia-Pacific market.
net-zero transition

Energy: Public sector has the power to drive the net-zero transition

Ahead of a new report, the Association for Decentralised Energy’s Chief Strategic Advisor Joanne Wade, examines the role of the public sector in leading the energy transition to net-zero.
use of hydrogen energy

Japan’s efforts toward increasing the use of hydrogen energy

Maiko Shimmura, from the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), details Japan’s efforts toward increasing the use of hydrogen energy.

Nanostructured materials offer efficient thermoelectric energy harvesting

Professor Neophytos Neophytou sheds some light on nanostructures and explains how the Horizon 2020 NANOthermMA project could eventually enable a strong boost in thermoelectric technology.
reduced carbon footprint

CHP: A future with reduced carbon footprint

James Sopwith, Group Strategic Account Director at adi Group, discusses the manufacturing industry’s focus on sustainability and details the advantages of Combined Heat and Power (CHP).
offshore wind projects, wind

Two oil companies awarded offshore wind projects in UK

Two major oil companies, bp and Total, are among the six new offshore wind projects that will build renewable energy stations in the waters surrounding the UK.
tidal power, UK government

Is the tide turning in favour of tidal power?

The UK government estimates that tidal power could meet around 20% of our electricity demands, an amount which could change the dynamics of energy in this country.
nuclear power

Nuclear power: The safer and cheaper alternative to fossil fuels

Professor Anthony J. Evans from ESCP Business School discusses why nuclear energy is a potentially safer and cheaper alternative to fossil fuel.
energy market

Disengagement in the energy market leaves SMEs paying over the odds

Rich Price, Managing Director, Tickd, explores why the energy market is broken for small business customers, leading many to switch less than they should, and how to rebuild it.
renewable energy source, battery

Scientists are working on a new renewable energy source

Renewable energy sources are the environmentally ideal way to proceed, which includes massive lithium batteries that can be recharged - scientists are now looking to solve the scarcity problem of using lithium as a base.
decarbonisation

Why energy is at the heart of the EU’s decarbonisation efforts

Kadri Simson, EU Energy Commissioner, discusses why the EU has placed energy and the heart of its decarbonisation efforts.
energy independence, energy

Are revolutionary inventions being suppressed because they provide energy independence?

Hydrogen is a known game-changer for the future of renewable, clean energy - but is the concept of energy independence part of the reason why some revolutionary inventions are being suppressed?
ocean energy

Renewables, hydrogen and ocean energy in Europe

The European Commission’s energy policy ambitions are charted here by Open Access Government, including developments in clean energy, renewables, hydrogen and ocean energy.

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