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Firms take action as data bytes at energy demand

The digital world is growing at a remarkably fast rate – the amount of bytes is doubling every two years . With this comes a significant energy concern. Data centres in the US alone are set to consumer electricity roughly the equivalent of 50 large power plants by 2020. Luckily, some of the biggest...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 08/11/2016 - 16:49



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Towards a super-connected Europe

Much of energy grid-related debate in the UK focuses on modernising what’s already on our shores, to allow for greater capacity, better demand management and simpler connections for smaller renewable energy projects. Less is said about connecting the UK to energy supplies on the continent. The UK...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 04/08/2014 - 08:45



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Building capacity - an energy storage future starts now

The energy grid of the future will look very different. Aside from the projected changes in how energy will be generated, there’s the issue of storage to consider. This is not just for technologies like solar PV, with its attendant ability to generate during daylight hours, but also to manage and...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 18/10/2013 - 08:45