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.

our carbon footprint

The importance of reducing our carbon footprint and increasing our renewables workforce

Renewable energy is becoming a priority for governments all around the world in order to reduce our carbon footprint, but the skills shortage is slowing progression down.
pilot accelerator programme

Wave energy innovation: Winners of Pilot Accelerator Programme announced

The five winners of the Pilot Accelerator Programme, announced by Ocean Energy Scale-Up Alliance (OESA), will receive funding to accelerate offshore deployments in the North Sea Region.
energy physics

High energy physics research in the U.S.

The work of the U.S. Department of Energy’s High Energy Physics (HEP) work is placed under the spotlight here, focussing on their support for high energy physics research and the nature of dark matter.
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.
bilateral energy dialogue, G20 energy and environmental

Bilateral energy dialogue between Brussels and Tokyo to become stronger

In this article, we explain how the G20 Energy and Environment Ministerial meeting led to a promise of more bilateral energy dialogue and cooperation on innovation between the EU and Japan.
revolution in energy

It’s time to switch focus to the real revolution in energy

David Hill, Commercial Director, Open Energi talks about the necessary infrastructure required to achieve the government’s ambitious net-zero emissions target and whether the hype matches reality.
fusion research

A history of fusion research and development

Matteo Barbarino from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) highlights some of the best papers from the 27th Fusion Energy Conference (FEC 2018).
greener energy sector

Tough market conditions are rife in the energy sector – but who is to...

As climate change concerns become more prominent and demand for a greener energy sector grows, we look at the problems facing the UK and wider energy markets.
global energy issues, eskom

South Africa and global energy issues

After being substantially weakened by accusations of corruption, South Africa’s national energy supplier Eskom has been forced to undertake load shedding to help the country’s struggling infrastructure survive in terms of global energy issues.
gas and oil industry

How is the gas and oil industry using technology to be more sustainable?

The gas and oil industry has turned to technology to be more sustainable in today's environmentally conscious world.
global energy systems

How is electricity storage transforming global energy systems?

While global energy systems undergo a dramatic change, driven by the growth of renewables, it impacts the flexibility in the energy system and changes the way we meet demand and keep our systems in balance.
areas for energy efficiency

Revealed: The best and worst areas for energy efficiency

Everest study analyses 15,623,536 home Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) across the country to reveal the best and worst rated areas for energy efficiency.
energy sourcing

Keeping the lights on – the UK’s future energy sourcing challenge

Greg Saunders, Partner at Clarke Willmott shares his thoughts on the need for the UK to have a robust energy sourcing strategy for the future.
waste thermal energy

Waste thermal energy recovery and conversion

Professor Savvas Tassou, Brunel University London, discusses how waste thermal energy recovery and conversion to electrical energy can contribute to the decarbonisation of energy intensive industries.
renewable marine energy, dutch marine energy centre

A call to implement marine renewable energy across Europe

Peter Scheijgrond, M.Eng, M.Phil from the Dutch Marine Energy Centre calls for smart support schemes to implement marine renewable energy across Europe.
green energy

A focus on green energy Taiwan

Dr. Gwo-shyh Song, Associate Professor at the Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University and Senior Consultant with Global Aqua Survey Ltd provides an in-depth look at green energy in the country.
STORE&GO research

How billions of helpers are producing methane from CO2, water and renewable energy

Around 700 billion microorganisms are producing methane from CO2, water and renewable energy in the STORE&GO research facility, as Dr Frank Graf from DVGW Research Centre at Engler-Bunte-Institute of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) describes.
energy-harvesting materials

Research focus: Exploring novel energy-harvesting materials

Yuzuru Miyazaki, Professor at the Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, at Tohoku University enlightens us on his research on exploring novel energy-harvesting materials.
UK gas industry, no deal brexit

No deal and the UK gas industry: What are the implications?

With absolutely nothing currently clear about Brexit, all scenarios are still possible – including leaving the EU with a no deal: But just what might this mean for the UK gas industry?
industrial technology

Enhancing industrial technology and addressing energy and global environmental problems in Japan

The aims of the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization are detailed here when it comes to enhancing industrial technology and addressing energy and global environmental problems in Japan.

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