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.

sustainable batteries

The Africa connection

Finding sustainable battery materials to keep Europe’s electrification clean, its conscience clear and its energy transition on track.
combined heat and power, buildings

TED Gen: The Combined heat and power revolution

Here, TED Generation (TED Gen) explains how to improve the economic and environmental future of your business – using Combined heat and power (CHP) to decrease energy costs and rewrite carbon footprints.
european renewable energy, climate change

88% of Europeans want more renewable energy

A poll finds almost half of Europeans believe climate change is the next global challenge, while 88% think renewable energy should be a larger part of the economy.
banana peel hydrogen, biochar

Scientists use dried banana peel to generate hydrogen

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne have created a way to turn biomass into hydrogen - with one kilogram of dried banana peel generating around 100 litres.

Nearly one third of UK households will struggle with energy bills

With fuel prices in the UK set to rise on April 1, 2022, new economic projections find that nearly one third of households will struggle pay energy bills.
sodium-based batteries

Researchers develop stable sodium battery technology

Funded by the U.S National Science Foundation scientists have developed a more environmentally and socially conscious substance for batteries.
built environment, net zero goals

UK pushes for lower carbon emissions in the built environment

New homes and buildings are to produce much less carbon emissions in order to help the UK move towards its net zero goals.
methane decomposition

112CO2: Low temperature catalytic methane decomposition for COx-free hydrogen production

Adélio Mendes, Full Professor from University of Porto and coordinator of 112CO2 project, describes the concept of low temperature catalytic methane decomposition for COx-free hydrogen production.
solar revolution, european cities

We need a solar revolution in European cities

European cities are in need of a solar revolution, says Peder Vejsig Pedersen, Chairman of the board and partner, MSc at European Green Cities.
offshore wind, global aqua survey

Taiwan’s rapidly growing offshore wind sector

Gwo-Shyh Song from Global Aqua Survey, shares with us the details about the MMA Global Aqua Joint Venture, launched to target the rapidly growing offshore wind sector in Taiwan.
Gerics

Coastal seas & their role towards Net-Zero 2050

Experts from GERICS explain what we need to know about coastal seas and their role towards the Net-Zero 2050 target. First, we learn how...
renewable energy transition

Local & regional governments: Driving the renewable energy transition

Rohit Sen & Kanak Gokarn from ICLEI, argue that local and regional governments can play a powerful role in driving the renewable energy transition
asia's renewable energy

Solar: Vital to Asia’s renewable energy success

Filippo Carzaniga, Executive Chairman at FIMER, argues that solar will play a vital role in Asia’s renewable energy success
heating system

The impact of green heating in a clean, liveable city

Kristoffer Böttzauw, Director General, Danish Energy Agency, explores the impact of green heating in a clean, liveable city If you take a stroll in the...
distillery decarbonisation

The £11.3 million investment toasting to distillery decarbonisation

To decarbonise UK distilleries, the government has granted £11.3 million in funding to cut emissions from alcohol production.
NHS digital net zero

NHS Digital pledges to becoming net zero

As part of the Greener NHS programme, NHS Digital has set out its sustainability pledges to help drive the organisation down to net zero.
hydrogen storage project

Glasgow’s £10 million hydrogen storage project for clean energy

A new hydrogen storage project in Glasgow with nearly £10 million in UK government funding to provide zero-carbon fuel for clean energy storage.
PARIS REINFORCE

Energy transitions: Keeping the society on board

Scientific Responsible of PARIS REINFORCE, discusses importance of an honest and inclusive conversation when considering the move to a carbon-free economy.
air-conditioning, global warming

The struggle for air-conditioning in a warming climate

Between 64 and 100 million households in India, Brazil, Mexico, and Indonesia will struggle to acquire aircon units by the year 2040.
energy storm, EESC

EU must gain global leadership to avoid the perfect energy storm

Alena Mastantuono, EESC Member, and Petr Zahradník, Economist, argue that the EU must gain global leadership to avoid the perfect energy storm

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