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.

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.
fossil free city

Green Island: Fossil free city areas

Peder Vejsig Pedersen, Senior Advisor, MSc, European Green Cities highlights how Green Island is developing fossil free communities.
innovation ecosystems

Building innovation ecosystems to support the energy transition

Dr Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council shares his thoughts on building innovation ecosystems to support the energy transition.
switching trend

New research shows how utility companies can beat the switching trend

New survey results released by 383 Project reveal that UK bill payers are not as disloyal as the switching trend makes out, indicating that they would stay with current providers if only they were given a fair, simple and consistent service.
fusion research

A history of fusion research and development Part 3

Matteo Barbarino, a Nuclear Plasma Fusion Specialist from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) highlights key papers from the IAEA Fusion Energy Conference (FEC) 2018.
asia focus innovations

Asia focus: Innovations in renewable energy

Exciting innovations in renewable energy in Asia are placed into the spotlight here by Jack Terry, Copywriter at VHR Global Recruitment.
local energy source

H-UCG (Hybrid Underground Coal Gasification) Project for Local Energy Source in Japan

Ken-ichi ITAKURA, University Professor at the Muroran Institute of Technology, introduces a project that concerns the current energy situation in Japan and the problems associated with this.
green hydrogen

Green hydrogen: Produced from renewable energy sources

Vegard Frihammer, Green Executive Officer/Founder of Greenstat provides a fascinating look at green hydrogen, which is produced from renewable energy sources.
decentralised energy future

Bridging the gap to a decentralised energy future

Aggreko’s Managing Director of Northern Europe, Chris Rason, provides his thoughts on bridging the gap when it comes to a decentralised energy future in the UK.
biomass industry 

Sustainability claims from the biomass industry

Sasha Stashwick, Senior Advocate at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) highlights the three most common sustainability claims from the biomass industry.
LPG, affordable housing

Could affordable housing be aided by LPG?

Positive initiatives and efficient processes are needed to help the sector deliver the number of homes that Brits can pay for. This article explores how LPG is assisting in the provision of affordable housing for UK buyers.
energy theft amnesty, knife amnesty

More than half of UK public in favour of energy theft amnesty

Over 50% of UK residents would be in favour of an energy theft amnesty, according to a new poll of 1,000 people.
Energy future, Developing Countries

The energy future of developing countries: Technological “leapfrogging”

José Goldemberg, Professor Emeritus, University of São Paulo, explains all we need to know about technological “leapfrogging”, a strategy to face global warming and the energy future of developing countries.
renewable energy market in Asia

The future of the renewable energy market in Asia

The future of the renewable energy market in Asia is explored here by VHR Global Recruitment, including a focus on Taiwan’s ambitious phase out of nuclear power by 2025.
energy efficiency of solar, light-sensing tech

How can the energy efficiency of solar cells be increased?

Researchers found that the energy efficiency of solar cells and light-sensing tech can be improved by taking advantage of an unusual property caused by deformations and structural defects.
Big Six, renewable energy

E-ON encourages Big Six to move towards renewable energy

E.ON’s move to supply 100% renewable electricity signals changing trend in UK power market and encourages Big Six to follow suit, says GlobalData.
energy markets

The future of wind: Australian and British energy markets

A recent report examines whether the outlook for wind in both the Australian and British energy markets is being shaped by market design and infrastructure.
electricity bills, north of Scotland

UK Government to cut electricity bills in the north of Scotland

Households in the north of Scotland will see cuts on their electricity bills thanks to government plans to reduce the costs of electricity.
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.

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