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.

European Sustainable Energy Week aims to raise awareness

A series of activities aimed at supporting initiatives to create sustainable energy have been the focus of European Sustainable Energy Week

Delivering flexible and secure energy solutions

Dom Barton, of Metropolitan Infrastructure Limited explores the national challenge to deliver sustainable, affordable and secure energy solutions

Reducing energy consumption requires communication

Thomas N. Mikkelsen highlights how Natconsumers has developed a methodology to communicate more effectively with consumers to reduce energy consumption

Fusion energy could be the future of power production

Neil Alexander for the Canadian Nuclear Association shares why society should be looking to fusion energy to power homes and businesses in the future
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Fusion energy: Unlocking the zero-emission grid

The opportunities provided by fusion should not be overlooked. Here, Michael Delage, of General Fusion Inc. explains the potential of the energy source A cornerstone...

Using surplus heat to create healthier environments

Surplus heat from cities and industry can help create healthier environments. The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences’s Håkan Sandin explains

FinnFusion: Advancing fusion research in Finland

The FinnFusion Consortium focuses on two centres of excellence, fusion power plant analysis and remote handling, explains Dr Tuomas Tala

Swedish district heating: Reducing the nation’s CO2 emissions

Annika Johannesson, Communications Manager, Swedenergy explores how the Swedish district heating network is helping to lower emissions

Carbon neutrality: Phasing out coal by 2030 in Finland

Riku Huttunen, Director General, Energy Department at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment shares Finland’s ambition to achieve carbon neutrality

How have renewables changed the global energy landscape?

Dr Hans-Wilhelm Schiffer, Executive Chair World Energy Resources, World Energy Council highlights how renewables have transformed the global energy supply
Denmark sets ambitious targets for climate and energy policy

Denmark sets ambitious targets for climate and energy policy

Lars Christian Lilleholt, Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, reveals how Denmark will fight climate change and emissions via a new energy policy
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Gateshead District Energy Centre to cut local bills

Low cost, low carbon electricity and heating is set to cut bills for locals as the council-funded Gateshead District Energy Centre opens today The pioneering...
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Improving building sector energy efficiency across the EU

The European Commission is promoting smart buildings and building sector energy efficiency as part of its recently announced 2030 strategy The recent adoption of the...
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Clear trajectory for Canada’s clean energy strategy

By accelerating the transition to renewables, Canada’s clean energy strategy is charting a clear course, as Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr sets out here When...
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EU to lead clean energy transition with new climate package

The European Commission has unveiled a raft of measures designed to secure the EU as a leader of the clean energy transition The European Union...

Why cities and regions matter for Energy Union

EnergEuropean cities and regions are vital to the success of the Energy Union, writes European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič On 4 October, the European Parliament...

EU is on target to meet 2020 energy target

A spokesperson for the European Commission has revealed the EU is on course to meet its 2020 energy consumption target The European Union is expected...

European energy policies in light of climate ambitions

Jukka Leskelä, the incoming CEO of Finnish Energy discusses European energy policies and how they must work towards climate targets Since the Paris agreement last...

Sustainable Energy & Utility Model Metropolitan, Brookfield Utilities UK

Brookfield Utilities UK (‘BUUK’) is part of Brookfield Asset Management, an NYSE and Toronto top 500 listed global investor in infrastructure founded in 1899...

Competition in connections

Competition in electricity connections is integral to the market; here James Veaney, Head of Electricity Connections and Constraint Management at Ofgem tells Editor Laura...

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