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Getting connected to a global energy vision

• New paper sets out vision of cross-border links • Connections existed before – not on this scale • Technical and political barriers to be overcome We live in an increasingly connected world – and it's already the case that our energy sources don't always come from within our national borders...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 22/03/2017 - 17:14

22/03/2017

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UK could connect to a larger grid

Our energy future is likely to be a very connected one. Giant cross and even inter-continental cables could be regulating supply and demand within the next few years if some huge infrastructure plans come to pass. The map shows existing and planned connections in Europe. There are two major dotted...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 08:45

07/11/2014

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CCS seeks to capture a place in sustainable Britain

CCS is the only way we can reduce carbon dioxide emissions and keep fossil fuels in the UK’s electricity supply mix.” – Department of Energy & Climate Change Whatever your views on fossil fuels, it’s unlikely we’ll be shaking them in the near future. Energy from coal and gas will remain on the...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Thu, 20/02/2014 - 08:45

20/02/2014

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Batteries and renewable energy – what’s in store?

One of the great questions concerning take-up of small-scale renewable energy is that of energy storage. For years, the cost of batteries and other forms of storage has been prohibitive, and safety has been called into question too. This has meant that the intermittent energy supplies that are wind...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 31/01/2014 - 08:45

31/01/2014

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