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.

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Phasing out internal combustion engines and fossil fuels

How does the phasing out of internal combustion engines and fossil fuels fit into an overall climate change plan? 
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The role of energy efficiency in achieving net zero targets

Reaching the net zero targets announced by countries around the world isn't just about generating cleaner energy: it will also require significant improvements in making our energy use more efficient.
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How is the UK cleaning up its energy?

Open Access Government discuss UK Energy Policy and the priorities that the Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP has set out for 2021 in his new role as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
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Europe’s clear direction towards clean energy transition

Megan Warrender, Assistant Editor at Open Access Government, explores how Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for Energy is firmly set on achieving Europe’s ambitious targets for transforming the energy sector.
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Natural refrigerant heat pumps for residential buildings

Daniel Carbonell, TRI-HP Project Coordinator, explains solar ice-slurry systems and supercoolers, and reports on the latest innovations in natural refrigerant heat pumps for multi-family residential buildings.
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How can FloatMast Technology advance offshore wind energy?

Managing Director at FloatMast Ltd, Antonios Peppas discusses the successful solution in the Mediterranean to advancing offshore wind through next generation floating measurements’ technology.
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Smart Energy Design Guidelines for CO2 neutral city development

Peder Vejsig Pedersen from European Green Cities describes a CO2 neutral city development based on Smart Energy Design Guidelines.
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Why is data so critical to decarbonisation?

Matthew Roderick, CEO of n3rgy, explains why smart meters and the data within them are key to controlling and storing green renewable energy.
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COMSYN: Compact option for the next generation biofuels

The Horizon 2020 project COMSYN, presents a technology that is the next step towards competitive low carbon energy solutions for a sustainable future.
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H2Haul: Paving the road for a carbon-neutral Europe

Is hydrogen the answer to decarbonise the heavy-duty transport sector? Amy Allsop, Project Assistant and Sabrine Skiker, EU Policy Manager for H2Haul explore this.
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How the pull of green steel can make green hydrogen competitive

Jacob Ruiter, CEO for EIT InnoEnergy Benelux, discusses how changing the way the business case for green hydrogen is considered has been vital for building momentum in Europe’s green hydrogen value chain.
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Is 2021 when net zero targets become a central focus for world leaders?

More than 120 governments have announced their commitments to achieve net zero targets by the middle of this century, so will this become a central focus in 2021?
COVID ventilation

How to control the cost of COVID ventilation

Julian Grant, of Chauvin Arnoux, shares some helpful suggestions on how to control heat loss and higher energy bills as a result of increased COVID ventilation.
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Decarbonisation of heat in the public sector

Chris Jackson, CEO and Founder of Protium Green Solutions Ltd, explores how the public sector can decarbonise the demand of heat.
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What’s the ‘next normal’ for our building technology?

Siemens provides a perspective on being smarter, safer and more connected when it comes to what’s the ‘next normal’ for our building technology, including comment on energy consumption.
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Digital solutions to reduce household carbon footprint

Gavin Ellis, Director and Co-Founder of Hubbub, discusses how digital solutions can be used to help households reduce their carbon footprint and save money.
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Energy: Barriers to the full-scale adoption of renewables

Tereza Borges, International Business Development at Lumenaza, speaks to Open Access Government about barriers to the full-scale adoption of renewables in this special energy focus.
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The growth of district heating cooperatives in the Netherlands

Here, we discover that EBO Consult will contribute to the expansion of district heating cooperatives in the Netherlands.
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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.
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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.

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