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.

Energy Efficiency Directive

A view on the revised Energy Efficiency Directive

The revised Energy Efficiency Directive is placed under the spotlight here by Miroslav Poche MEP from the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament.
clean energy infrastructure, The European Commission

EU funding: £649 million for clean energy infrastructure

The European Commission is releasing €750 million (£649 million) of funding for clean energy infrastructure projects, such as nine priority corridors for integrating renewable energy into multiple countries.
ocean energy

OCEANERA-NET COFUND: Supporting collaborative innovation in ocean energy

Karen Fraser Specialist, Energy Scottish Enterprise charts the project OCEANERA-NET COFUND, which is supporting collaborative innovation in ocean energy.
embracing renewables, fighting climate change

Fighting climate change and embracing renewables

Fighting climate change is no longer an expensive hobby for the rich. Rather, embracing renewables will make everybody richer, says the Danish Minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate, Lars Christian Lilleholt.
procurement frameworks, public sector in energy

Procurement frameworks: The role of the public sector in energy demand

Adam Garbutt, CCS Category Lead for Utilities & Fuels (Strategic) at Crown Commercial Service – HELGA explains the role of the public sector when it comes to tackling the so-called ‘energy trilemma’ in terms of procurement frameworks.
electricity from renewable sources

Electricity from renewable sources must be stored efficiently

Anke Hagen, Dr.rer.nat, Dr.tec., Professor at DTU Energy explains why it is important that electricity from renewable sources is stored efficiently and why such capacity is needed in the long-term.
an energy powerhouse

Hydrogen: An energy powerhouse with unlimited potential

Morry Markowitz, President of the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association argues that hydrogen is an energy powerhouse with unlimited potential for a cleaner and self-sustaining world in the future.
North American energy systems

The reinvention of North American energy systems

In this report, Bruce Nagy discusses the reinvention of North American energy systems, particularly electricity storage and intelligent load management.
electricity system

Decarbonising the electricity system: Time to act now

The Organisation for Economic Co‑operation and Development Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) examine the success rate of countries lowering emissions in order to reach new environmental and energy security goals, in a new report.
energy infrastructure

EU invests a further €800 million in energy infrastructure

EU Member States have voted on a Commission proposal to invest almost €800 million in key European energy infrastructure projects.
reliant of renewable energy

Hungary plans to ditch coal by 2030 and become fully reliant on renewable energy

Following yet another hike in the European Union’s emissions trading system (ETS) in its fight against climate change, Hungary has announced that it aims to phase out its use of coal and be fully reliant on renewable energy sources by 2030
Wylfa, nuclear power station

“New nuclear” still huge opportunity for businesses despite Wylfa suspension

Clarke Willmott is calling on businesses to develop their capabilities in the wake of news that operations at Wylfa nuclear power station were suspended.
renewable energy support package

Renewable energy support package given to Lithuania

European Commission approves renewable energy support package to Lithuania worth EUR 1.24 billion in push for energy autonomy.
clean energy investment

Clean energy investment exeeded $300 billion in 2018

Global clean energy investment[1] totalled $332.1 billion in 2018, the fifth in a row in which investment exceeded the $300 billion mark.
Asia's crude oil

India to contribute 15% of Asia’s crude oil refining capacity in 2023

India, the second largest contributor to Asia’s crude oil refining capacity, is expected to contribute 15% of Asia’s crude oil refining capacity in 2023.
renewable energies policy

Clair Perry urged to re-examine renewable energies policy

Gareth Miller has sent Claire Perry MP a letter calling for the government to urgently re-examine its renewable energies policy.
solar energy farms, renewable energy, solar energy, coal

Are solar energy farms the answer to renewable energy?

"Government are planning to close all coal power stations.” So it is time to enter a new era of renewable energy and solar energy farms could be the answer.
home energy

How to keep your home energy efficient

With a hike in home energy prices and the need to preserve resources, it is time to become energy efficient to cut bills and protect the future of the planet.
asia-pacific, solar pv market

Asia-Pacific will lead global solar PV market

Asia-Pacific (APAC) region will continue to influence the global solar PV module market over the forecast period 2018-2022, according to GlobalData.
payment for power

Solar powered households guaranteed payment for power provided back to grid

Households and businesses installing new solar panels will be guaranteed payment for power provided back to the grid under government proposals.

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