Tagged with energy transition

Reflections on a decentralised energy future

Reflections on a decentralised energy future

On the Open Access Government website, Chris Rason, Aggreko’s Managing Director of Northern Europe, provides his thoughts on bridging the gap when it comes to a decentralised energy future in the UK.   Bridging the gap to a decentralised energy future UK industry is operating in a highly competitive world in which the price of … Continue reading

Old power plant in Germany given new life

Old power plant in Germany given new life

The energy transition takes on different dimensions.  It is encouraging to see the transformation of an old coal power into a gem for the community.  Kate Connolly explains in an article in The Guardian.   Art electricity’ revives old German power station When the Luckenwalde coal power plant in east Germany closed down soon after … Continue reading

Kentucky’s low-coal energy transition

Kentucky’s low-coal energy transition

Over the past five years, the state has made its first significant shift away from coal power, first to natural gas and now increasingly to renewable energy. Matt Mencarini explains in an article on the Louisville Courier Journal website.   With or without Green New Deal, Kentucky’s energy future is heading away from coal Coal … Continue reading

Britain’s the Orkney Islands being used as a laboratory to learn how to make all the components of a fully renewable energy network function together

Britain’s the Orkney Islands being used as a laboratory to learn how to make all the components of a fully renewable energy network function together

Steve Hanley writes on the CleanTechnica website that there are a lot of pieces to the puzzle to fit together before we can be completely dependent on renewable energy. Well, they are trying on the Orkney Islands. What are your views?   Orkney Islands Are Key To Renewable Energy In The UK There’s theory and … Continue reading

Thoughts on the low-carbon energy transition

Thoughts on the low-carbon energy transition

If the world is to quit coal and gas for renewable energy sources, they have to be reliable and affordable. Is that realistic? Researchers have crunched the numbers and come up with some surprising answers. Gero Rueter explains in an article on the Deutsche Welle website.   How to make the world affordably carbon-free How … Continue reading

Understanding the energy transition in Texas

Understanding the energy transition in Texas

Texas is one of those interesting regions where there are competing views of the energy system and the energy transition. Steve Hanley discusses latest developments in an article on the CleanTechnica website.   Renewable Energy Advocates Learn To Not Say “Climate Change” In Texas Renewable energy, particularly wind power, has been hugely successful in Texas, … Continue reading