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  • Production of electricity from hydroelectric plants has increased on average 0.6% per year from 1990 to 2017. There has been a rapid growth of electricity generation from other renewable sources from 1990 to 2017 which has caused a decrease in the share of electricity produced from hydro from 89.4% ...

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    • Record type: Energy Insight

  • Electricity production from renewables sources (excluding generation from pumped storage plants) reached 2731.8 TWh in 2017. The US produced 720.4 TWh of electricity from renewables in 2017 which was the highest of all countries followed by Canada with 443.1 TWh then Germany with 218.3 TWh. Renewabl...

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    • Record type: Energy Insight

  • Between 1990 and 2017 electricity from solar photovoltaics and solar thermal increased from 748 GWh to 280,087 GWh. Solar photovoltaics was the fastest growing of all renewable electricity technologies with a 34.8% annual growth rate. In 2017 the USA produced the most solar PV electricity follo...

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    • Record type: Energy Insight

  • Geothermal electricity is the 4th largest source of renewable electricity. In 2017 the US was the highest producer with a share of 34.9% of the OECD total, New Zealand was the second highest producer with a share of 14.4% and Italy was the third highest producer with a share of 11.9%. The average an...

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  • Biomass energy can come from 3 main energy sources: wood (often as a waste product from the pulp, paper and paperboard industries), waste (agricultural, municipal, manufacturing and landfill gas) and alcohol fuels (mainly derived from corn).Industrial processesCombined heat and power (CHP) plants ar...

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    • Record type: Energy Insight

  • Is it possible that one of the poorest areas of the world could become one of the wealthiest?There is reported to be a potential total resource of 30 Bbbl of oil offshore Somalia and the Somali federal government has just announced their first offshore licensing round for 15 blocks. Ref: CIA Wo...

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    • Record type: Energy Insight

  • Ukraine is an example of a country with energy at the heart of strategic and foreign policy. The transformation of the country’s energy landscape is inextricably linked to its political history as well as current ongoing geopolitical developments.Energy trading relations between Ukraine and Russia a...

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    • Record type: Energy Insight

  • Since the discovery of electricity, we have sought effective methods to store that energy for use on demand. Over the last century, the energy storage industry has continued to evolve and adapt to changing energy requirements and advances in technology. Energy storage systems provide a wide array of...

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    • Record type: Energy Insight

  • As the UK moves towards a low carbon economy, technological, economical and societal developments lead to changes in business models, and vice versa, notably in the electricity system. In this Insight we will explore: The structure of the UK electricity system and the traditional business model oper...

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    • Record type: Energy Insight

  • For over 35 years power has been generated from nuclear reactors located at Hinkley point.  Hinkley Point A stopped generating in 2000, Hinkley Point B is due for decommissioning in 2023, and Hinkley Point C has only recently commenced construction. The generation of power from nuclear power pl...

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    • Record type: Energy Insight

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