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  • Global electricity consumption continues to increase faster than world population, leading to an increase in the average amount of electricity consumed per person (per capita electricity consumption), according to the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) International Energy Statistics....

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  • Still (almost) no coal – Great Britain’s coal-free run continued throughout May and beyond, giving the first full calendar month of electricity generation without a contribution from coal since the industrial revolution. So said National Grid ESO (NGESO) in June – a month that was heading to be coa...

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  • Siemens Gamesa will supply a hybrid energy project on an island in the Philippines, to provide a stable electricity supply in a location with a weak link to the grid, reducing its dependence on diesel. The project, located in in Puerto Galera, will combine a 16 MW wind farm and a 6 MW battery stora...

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  • Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy has unveiled a programme of reforms to meet increasing energy demand from a growing population and a fast-developing economy.The strategy defines mid-term and long-term objectives and directions for the development of country’s power sector from 2020 to 2030. It plans...

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  • The UK has set a new record for the longest period of coal-free electricity generation in the country, reports National Grid. The previous record of 18 days, 6 hours and 10 minutes – set in June 2019 – was broken on the morning of 28 April 2020, marking over 438 hours and 10 minutes since the last c...

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  • Renewables have overtaken fossil fuels as the main source of electricity in Great Britain for the first time after a particularly windy season, and a slowdown in demand due to coronavirus. Wind, solar, biomass and hydropower accounted for 44.6 per cent of electricity supply between January and ...

  • The huge disruption caused by the coronavirus crisis has highlighted how much modern societies rely on electricity and how firm capacity, such as that provided by nuclear power, is a crucial element in ensuring supply, International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director Fatih Birol believes. &...

  • Countries outside European borders are increasingly supplying electricity to the EU while simultaneously avoiding the bloc’s carbon price, according to a new report from climate think tank Sandbag. The report: The path of least resistance – how electricity generated from coal is leaking into th...

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  • 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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  • The maritime sector is looking to electricity as one option to power vessels, writes Nic Newman.

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