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  • Vehicle transport should be a simple sector to decarbonise. New models of electric vehicles (EVs) are constantly being introduced, and charge points are appearing across major European cities. But is electrification a silver bullet solution? Jennifer Johnson looks at some alternative technologies.

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  • The proportion of UK electricity from renewable sources continued to rise during 2018, reaching a record 33% of the total – up by 4% from the 2017 figure – as the amount of renewable generating capacity increased to reach 44 GW. This is perhaps the most dramatic change in UK energy patterns over the...

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  • Reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is achievable, but requires immediate action across the whole energy system, according to the latest annual Future Energy Scenarios report from National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO). Greater coordination across electricity, gas, heat and transport...

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  • In a new report: Iraq’s Energy Sector: A Roadmap to a Brighter Future, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has identified immediate practical action and medium-term measures to tackle the most pressing problems in Iraq’s electricity sector. According to the IEA, Iraq’s electricity demand is l...

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  • Distributed electricity generation could be the key to remedying global inequalities in energy access, as well as providing resilience in the face of extreme weather events, write Bernard Bulkin, Stephanie Gallo Mendoza and Iain Staffell.

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  • The generation of renewable electricity in Scotland reached record levels last year, according to official statistics. Statistics published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) indicate an equivalent of 74.6% of gross electricity consumption was from renewable s...

  • The new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal will result in offshore wind generating more than 30% of British electricity by 2030, according to Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry announcing the agreement last month. If it succeeds, then more electricity will be generat...

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  • "Access to reliable electricity is a prerequisite for the economic transformation of economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), especially in a digital age. Yet the electricity access rate in the region is often substantially low, households and businesses with access often face unreliable service, and ...

  • Few energy users understand that a welcome side effect of power quality improvement is a reduction in the use of electricity, writes Steve Hughes of REO UK.

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  • Electricity generation from renewable sources rose to a record high last year, accounting for an estimated one-third of the UK total, according to analysis by Carbon Brief.Adding the contribution of nuclear plants, low carbon sources supplied just over half (53%) of UK generation in 2018, with the s...

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