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Energy World November 2016
Energy networks – electricity, natural gas, heat, even hydrogen pipelines – connect sources to users. Four articles on networks make up the first main theme of this issue – looking at the development of network technologies and the architecture required to meet evolving generation and energy user patterns.
First, the Energy Technologies Institute examines changes being planned and made to UK electricity networks as decarbonisation of generation leads to power networks taking more of the overall energy loads. In a related area, authors from the Boston Consulting Group illustrate what ‘smart’ electricity grids are really about in technology terms. We also include articles on new power interconnectors being built in Eastern Europe; and how new heating networks could be successfully developed in the UK.
The issue then includes articles on some of the issues around energy used in transport. Marc Height’s report from Germany’s freight transport industry looks at efforts being made to cut carbon emissions from the whole shipping, road transport and ‘last mile’ chain of goods delivery. Two further articles describe the likely growth of automated vehicles on UK roads, and the relationship between road transport and urban air quality.
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- Journal title: Energy World
- Publisher: Energy Institute
Content in this issue:
Decarbonisation – now for heat and transport sectors - Article
Rumours of a US nuclear decline may not be exaggerated - Article
Lessons learnt? - Article
Can automated vehicles help save carbon? - Article
How to establish some new heat networks in the UK - Article
Solving poor air quality in the UK – a balancing act? - Article
Countries mull carbon neutrality - Article
Future energy networks – managing greater electrification - Article
Changing the future of electricity - Article
Our growing goods problem – how to deal with freight emissions? - Article
Baltic interconnector network grows north-east Europe power market - Article
- Subjects: Engineering - Natural gas - Energy consumption - Air quality - Electricity generation - Hydrogen - Electricity markets - Smart grid transmission - Carbon emissions - Transportation, Transmission and Distribution - Energy efficiency - Heat - Pipeline - Air pollution - Electric vehicles - Environmental protection - Shipping - Health and safety - Regulation - heat networks - Energy policy - Environmental policy - Transportation of products -