Energy World February 2019
Renewable energy has a solidly mainstream place in the global energy system these days, and we include six articles in this issue. First, on targets, a story of California’s plans to move to 100% renewables by 2045; second, on subsidies, a discussion of whether – and how and when – renewables in Europe might achieve post-support status.
Third, we look at increasingly sophisticated control strategies for wind turbines and whole wind farms; fourth, we move to heat pumps and their role in decarbonising heating in the UK. Two more articles cover efforts to improve the efficiency of waste-to-energy schemes, and a couple of shorter pieces on peer-to-peer investment and roof-mounted solar power.
The second theme is finance. Two articles – first on the movement to end investment in coal projects; second on whether enough investment is being made to give access to energy to the world’s poorest people.
Also, in the first of two articles, EI President Malcolm Brinded gives a personal view of energy challenges met during his career. The usual UK and international news pages, plus opinion articles, complete the issue.
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- Journal title: Energy World
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Content in this issue:
Towards decarbonisation - Article
Subsidies still needed despite falling renewables costs? - Article
Energising finance – is global energy access achievable by 2030? - Article
Beyond coal? The outlook for divestment - Article
Smart hybrid technology for heat decarbonisation - Article
Taking control of the wind - Article
California – 100% renewable power by 2045? - Article
Energy is improving life for billions - Article
Waste-to-energy – a viable part of the UK energy mix - Article