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.

investing in solar

Is solar still a good investment?

Here, renewables developer, Anesco looks at the case for investing in solar without government subsidies and why battery storage could hold the key to maximising the benefits.
European energy market

Completing the European energy market must be a top priority for the future

Tommaso Di Fazio, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee, explains why completing the European energy market must be a top priority for the future of Europe.
offshore wind, green hydrogen

Offshore wind: Five things we’ve learnt in the last year

In the run-up to U.S. Offshore Wind Conference, Eoghan Quinn, Global Wind Lead - New Energy for Worley, reflects on the ever-evolving environment of the offshore wind sector.
wind speeds

Wind power could increase by over a third in the next 10 years

Wind speeds across the globe have increased rapidly over the past decade signalling good news for the renewable energy industry, scientists say.
a low carbon future

A battery for all seasons: Proven technology is key to a low carbon future

Dr Alistair Davidson, Director, Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI), argues that batteries are a proven technology and as such, they are key to a low carbon future.

UKEF awards £230 million funding to a offshore wind farm in Taiwan

UK Export Finance has announced that it is awarding £230 million to support the construction of an offshore wind farm in the Taiwan Strait.
more sustainable

5 simple ways your business can become more sustainable

In this article, Opus Energy, renewable energy provider to businesses, shares its simple tips and tricks on how to cultivate a more sustainable business environment.
power resistors

Designing power resistors for renewable applications 

Here Simone Bruckner, managing director at power resistor manufacturer, Cressall, explains the challenges in designing resistors for renewable applications.
composite materials

Composite materials for the wind energy industry

Here, Dag Kirschke, Wind Energy Segment Owner for composite manufacturer Exel Composites, explains the demand for wind energy and why composite materials are the answer to producing powerful and efficient turbines .
Marine energy test

Marine energy test facilities accelerating commercial deployment: Importance of test facilities

Sarina Motmans from the West Flanders Development Agency POM, along with MET-CERTIFIED partners from Ghent University, the European Marine Energy Centre and the Dutch Marine Energy Centre underline the importance of marine energy test facilities when it comes to accelerating commercial deployment.
Flexible and efficient electricity

Flexible and efficient electricity production

Prof Dr Anke Hagen, DTU Energy, highlights the importance of flexible and efficient electricity production as the energy sector continues to lower its greenhouse gas emissions.
race for fusion energy

Results in plasma jet driven magneto-inertial fusion (PJMIF) and the race for fusion energy

Dr Samuel Langendorf, Los Alamos National Laboratory, details some interesting results in the area of plasma jet driven magneto-inertial fusion (PJMIF) and his thoughts on the race for fusion energy.
demand response, cut power use

Demand Response 101: How to get paid to cut power use for utilities

Rodrigo López, Energy Management Deputy Director, Feníe Energía, provides a detailed article about Demand Response, highlighting how you can save money on utility bills during periods of reduced energy use.

A focus on smart energy green cities

Peder Vejsig Pedersen from European Green Cities tells us about the use of ATES technology with groundwater cooling and heating at Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen.
electricity from renewable sources

Flexible and efficient use of electricity from renewable sources to answer society needs

Professor Anke Hagen discusses the flexible and efficient use of electricity from renewable sources to answer society’s needs at all times and sectors.

Insight into novel kinds of solar cell technologies

Jan Macak, Senior Researcher and Group Leader at the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic, provides insight into novel kinds of solar cell technologies.
taiwan offshore wind farms, national taiwan university

An underwater topographic survey for Taiwan offshore wind farms

An underwater topographic survey for Taiwan offshore wind farms is detailed here by Gwo-shyh Song, Associate Professor at the National Taiwan University.
tips for gas safety

Gas Safety Week: 6 expert safety tips for gas appliances

Here, Beckie Hatton, Product Manager, at Home Appliance Care shares her tips for gas safety and tells us how we can make sure we're staying safe.
power to gas

Power to gas: The steps from theory to practice

The European research project STORE&GO at the finish line and about to publish a roadmap for the future integration of power-to-gas technology, writes Dr Frank Graf from the DVGW Research Centre at the Engler-Bunte-Institute of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
fuel cell day

National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day: What you need to know

Morry Markowitz, President of the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association details all we need to know about the National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day on October 8th and beyond that.

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