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  • In order to meet emissions reductions targets, every sector of the economy must be decarbonised, including power, heat and transport. This Energy Insight focuses on heat, including space heating, water heating and industrial processes.• What progress has been made in decarbonising heat?• What are th...

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  • Nations around the world face a huge challenge in decarbonising heating and cooling systems. According to the IEA, heat is the largest energy end-use, responsible for around 50% of global energy consumption. In 2017, just 10% of this heat generation was from renewable sources, mainly bioenergy.As di...

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  • 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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  • While a shift to lower carbon electricity sources is a main driver for the UK’s impressive progress towards its emission reduction targets in recent years, emissions from heat and transport have broadly stayed flat since 1990 (CCC, 2017). The shift to low carbon sources in heat and transport is cons...

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  • Nuclear power supplies approximately 10% of total world electricity from 448 reactors in 31 countries; this has decreased from 13.8% in 2009. 13 countries rely on nuclear power for at least a quarter of their electricity. France relies on nuclear power for 72.3% of it's power while Armenia, Belgium,...

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  • 2017 figures show that all countries ranked in the top 10 depend on nuclear power for at least a third of their electricity with France ranked highest depending on nuclear power for 72.3% of their electricity.In 2010 the UK dropped out of the top ten listing, and was ranked at number eleven with 56....

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